Top 10 Reasons You Should Play Xenoblade Chronicles

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The Top Ten

1 The setting of the game is just downright epic and awe-inspiring

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2 It's a spiritual successor to another one of the greatest JRPGs of all time (Xenogears)
3 It's one of the few actually good games on the Wii
4 The soundtrack is godly
5 It contains the best sword in all of video games (Monado)
6 The storyline is amazing
7 The hilariously cheesy and over-the-top one-liners and voice acting during fights
8 The cast of characters is incredibly strong and likeable
9 You get to kick Mumkhar's ass
10 The memes

The Contenders

11 It's the main reason why Xenoblade Chronicles X was such a disappointment on Wii U
12 Riki is so adorable
13 The boss battles are epic, especially the final battle against Zanza
14 The battle system is incredibly unique and makes the game feel like an entirely different genre from most RPGs
15 Egil's death scene
16 Dickson's death scene
17 Mumkhar's death scene
18 You get to learn what all of the fuss was about when Shulk was added to Smash Bros
19 It's an unbelievably gigantic behemoth of a game with a rather impressive amount of content to fill it in, clocking in at about 65 hours at the very least
20 You get to learn why people like to ship Shulk with Fiora so much
21 It's always Reyn Time
22 Shulk and Reyn, for all intensive purposes, are basically the male human versions of Alphys and Undyne from Undertale
23 It's basically like if Xenogears actually had good gameplay and didn't move at a paraplegic snail's pace
24 As you explore the game's massive world, you will go through all kinds of strange and fascinating environments
25 Though the graphics aren't that great, the art style is gorgeous
26 The entire game is a weeaboo's wet dream
27 In the English dub, just about every major character has a British accent
28 The plot twists are magnificent
29 Shulk and Dunban are two of the most badass video game swordsmen since Crono from Chrono Trigger
30 Pretty much every single thing Reyn says during combat
31 Dickson's betrayal scene
32 Literally over eleven solid hours of cutscenes
33 Satorl Marsh at night...just...Satorl Marsh at night
34 It will make you feel like a complete and utter badass
35 It was actually one of Toby Fox's inspirations for the creation of the amazing Undertale
36 The Vision mechanic
37 It manages to literally spoil certain plot twists to you ahead of time while still making them incredibly shocking regardless
38 The amount of world-building in the game is just unreal
39 Until a better one comes out, it's easily the crown jewel of both its series and its franchise
40 Gaur Plains
41 Mechonis Field
42 The battle themes
43 The boss themes
44 The overworld themes
45 You'll really be feeling it
46 Shulk is so cute
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1. The setting of the game is just downright epic and awe-inspiring
2. It's a spiritual successor to another one of the greatest JRPGs of all time (Xenogears)
3. It's one of the few actually good games on the Wii
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