Uncut gameplay from Monolith Soft’s new Wii U game

Plus, a fresh set of gameplay screenshots.

Monolith Soft's X

Nintendo shared over two minutes of uncut gameplay footage from Monolith Soft’s upcoming Wii U game, currently code-named X, during tonight’s Nintendo Direct.

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata revealed the game’s battle system is based on the one that of Xenoblade Chronicles‘, but is “even more polished.”

The game is due out in Japan this year. A western release frame is unannounced.

Watch the video below. View some new screenshots at the gallery.

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