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Shulk, The Current Main Character of The Series

Xeno is a series of RPG games directed by Tetsuya Takahashi. The first game in the series (Xenogears) was published and is owned by Square Enix; later entries were published by other companies.

Video Games

  • Xenogears (Feburary 11th 1998). PlayStation.
  • Xenosaga Episode I: Der Wille zur Macht (February 28th 2002). PlayStation 2. Developed by Monolith Soft, a company co-founded by Takahashi with help from Namco, who ia the trilogy's publisher and owner.
  • Xenosaga Freaks (April 28th, 2004). PlayStation 2. A compilation of mini-games, including a text adventure, a word puzzle game and a demo of Episode II.
  • Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut und Böse (June 24th 2004). PlayStation 2.
  • Xenosaga Pied Piper (July 14th, 2004). Mobile Phones. A prequel to Episode I.
  • Xenosaga I & II (March 6th, 2006). Nintendo DS. A combined remake of the first two Xenosaga games.
  • Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra (July 6th 2006). PlayStation 2.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles (June 10th 2010). Wii and Nintendo 3DS. Owned and published by Nintendo after the adquisition of Monolith Soft.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X (Early 2015). Wii U.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (December 1st 2017). Nintendo Switch.

Manga & Anime

  • Xenosaga: The Animation (January 5, 2005). Anime adaptation of Episode I.
  • Xenosaga (2004). Manga adaptation by Atsushi Baba.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type


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Final Fantasy19980211 February 11, 1998Xenogears features a poster of Tifa from Final Fantasy VII, while Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call features a downloadable track from Xenogears; Final Fantasy VII also features a minor reference to Xenogears, while World of Final Fantasy feature a mirage called XG, based on the Xenogears.


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Chrono19980211 February 11, 1998Xenogears is a spiritual successor of Chrono Trigger and Lucca from Chrono Trigger makes a cameo appearance in Xenogears.1

5Arrow R Baten Kaitos20031205 December 05, 2003The Magnus "Rare Action Figure" in Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean is based on KOS-MOS from Xenosaga.2

5Arrow R Namco × Capcom20050526 May 26, 2005Namco × Capcom features characters from Xenosaga.1

5Arrow R Soul Series20051025 October 25, 2005Create-A-Soul mode in SoulCalibur III features character parts to create KOS-MOS from Xenosaga.2

5Arrow R Family Stadium20061012 October 12, 2006Famista Online, Famista DS, Pro Baseball Famista 2011 and Famista Dream Match feature KOS-MOS from Xenosaga as a guest player, with Albedo also appearing in Famista Online 2010 and Shion appearing in Famista 2011 and Dream Match.1

5Arrow R Super Robot Wars20080529 May 29, 2008Several Xenosaga characters are featured in Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier and its sequel.1

5Arrow R Tales of Series20081218 December 18, 2008KOS-MOS from Xenosaga is featured as a support character in Tales of Hearts. Other Tales of games features costumes and attacks from KOS-MOS.1

5Arrow R Project X Zone20121011 October 11, 2012Project X Zone features characters from the Xenosaga series.1

5Arrow R Super Smash Bros.20140913 September 13, 2014Shulk from Xenoblade Chronicles appears as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and for Wii U, with a stage based on the series.1

5Arrow R Mario20150810 August 10, 2015Super Mario Maker features a costume based on Shulk from Xenoblade Chronicles.2

5Arrow R Zelda20171109 November 09, 2017Rex's costume from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is obtainable in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.2