Astral Chain Releases in 4 days! Here is why we cant wait...
PlatinumGames newest game (Astral Chain) releases in 4 days (August 30th) and is being met with incredible anticipation from both the critics and the general audience. Following rave reviews from both Metacritic and Kotaku who has said that it is much more than just an action game and has a fantastic storyline that takes players on a journey. With that, Astral Chain is set to make a superb entrance into the genre.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: 8/30/2019
Rating: TEEN with Drug Reference, Language, Use of Alcohol, Violence
Genre: Synergetic Action
MASTER MULTIPLE COMBAT STYLES IN THIS SYNERGETIC ACTION GAME!
Humanity’s last chance against an interdimensional invasion is a special living
weapon called the Legion. As a rookie officer in the elite police task force Neuron, you
and your Legion will work together to solve cases and save humankind.
The ASTRAL CHAIN game gives you full control over two characters at once for
thrilling Synergetic Action, courtesy of PlatinumGames. Alternate between several
Legion types and skills to save the world your way.
ASTRAL CHAIN features character designs by the acclaimed manga artist Masakazu
Katsura (ZETMAN, Video Girl Ai), and marks the directorial debut of PlatinumGames’
Takahisa Taura (designer of NieR:Automata). Hideki Kamiya, director of the Bayonetta
game and writer/supervisor of the Bayonetta 2 game, provides supervision.
• Players can control the protagonist and a special weapon called a Legion
simultaneously, building stylish combos by using both characters in tandem
• There are multiple Legions in the game, each with different combat styles and
abilities. Players can even strategically change between Legions at will during
• This apocalyptic setting is full of intricate details and interesting characters, including
citizens and suspects you can interact with in the city, others in the special police
task force, and your twin sibling
• Use the abilities of the Legion not only in battle but also for investigating cases and
solving environmental puzzles
• Uncover the secrets of the alternate dimension called the Astral Plane, where the
mysterious invaders originate
• ASTRAL CHAIN is directed by Takahisa Taura, known for his work as the game
designer on NieR:Automata, and supervised by Hideki Kamiya, creator of the
Overall, Astral Chain looks to making a great entrance into the Nintendo Switch platform and if it plays as good as it looks, then we will all be in for a fun ride.
You can find more information about ASTRAL CHAIN on PlatinumGame Twitter page…