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Astral Chain

Astral Chain features five Legions that can be used in battle. Sword, Arrow, Arm, Beast and Axe variations exist in the game.

In a blog post, animator Marumi Nakajo shared more about Astral Chain’s Legions. Continue on below for a look at early concepts and more.

Nintendo has posted a lengthy, 10-minute trailer for PlatinumGames’ new Switch action game Astral Chain. Get a look at the video below.

What we’ve mostly seen of Astral Chain has been advertised as a single-player experience. However, there is actually a two-player mode of sorts included.

If you detach the Joy-Con, one controller will have the controls for the cop and the second will be for the Legion – which is connected by a chain. This is the only way in which two people can play together during the dual combat sequences.

PlatinumGames has revealed some rather interesting origins for Astral Chain. According to director Takahisa Taura, the original plan was to make a fantasy game where players would use magic.

Taura told Polygon at E3 2019 last week:

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Nintendo has uploaded a new Astral Chain video featuring director Takahisa Taura. Below, Taura shares three things fans may not have known about the game.

Nintendo has now opened the Japanese website for Astral Chain, which has a bunch of videos clips spread out. For those that would prefer to watch the gameplay easily, we’ve rounded up the footage below.

Astral Chain had a second segment today on Nintendo Treehouse at Live E3 2019 with another round of gameplay. Check out the full recording below.

In Europe, Nintendo has revealed that it will offer the Astral Chain Collector’s Edition. It includes the game, sound selection CD, art book, and special art board. We have a look at the full contents above.


New Astral Chain art

Posted on 1 month ago by (@NE_Brian) in Images, Switch | 0 comments

Astral Chain has received its listing over on the Japanese Switch eShop. While it doesn’t have a whole lot new, there is one piece of new art. You can get a look at the image above.