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As part of the ongoing series of devblogs being put out by Platinumgames in the lead up to the release of Astral Chain, the blog has taken a new look at the team’s development of the overall user interface of the game.

This time around, we get to hear from lead UI artist Rui Onishi and other UI artist Yasutaka Saito. Those interested can read the notes below, and visit the blog to view animations of the development.

With just under two weeks to go until launch, Nintendo has opened the full North American website for Astral Chain. Visit the page here.

The site has updated with lots of information, including an introduction, details about the characters, Legions, and more. Fans can also watch a few videos, check out screenshots, and even download a few different wallpapers.

Astral Chain arrives for Switch on August 30.

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The latest episode of Nintendo Minute has gone live. In today’s video, Kit and Krysta show off some Astral Chain gameplay. Check out the full episode below.

A bunch of new Astral Chain footage has surfaced ahead of its launch later this month. We’ve rounded up a few videos below, including the opening cutscene.

PlatinumGames has posted yet another dev blog for the Switch action title Astral Chain. This time around, we get to hear from art director Hajime Kimura.

Aside from discussing the making of the Legions, we get a look at some other aspects like Captain Maximilian Howard. There’s also some additional talk about the game’s origins.

Here’s the full post:

Nintendo and PlatinumGames are gearing up for this month’s launch of Astral Chain. As part of that, director Takahisa Taura has started sharing insights on the creation of the action game.

Today’s note is particularly noteworthy. Taura said that he great up playing Pokemon and is fond of the series, so he thinks “the idea of calling on another character to fight alongside” could have been influenced by the hugely popular monster-catching series.

Nintendo has opened the official North American teaser site for Astral Chain. You can access it here.

While we wait for the full site to open, you can watch a trailer for the game and view some screenshots. Plenty of gameplay details are included as well.

Astral Chain launches for Switch on August 30.

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PlatinumGames has shared a new Astral Chain developer interview with director Takahisa Taura and character designer Masakazu Katsura. During the lengthy discussion, they spoke about initial plans for Legions including wanting players to be able to catch anything they fought, how the protagonists weren’t always designed as twins, and more.

We’ve attached the full interview with Taura and Katsura to this post. You can read the discussion in its entirety below.

Nintendo has uploaded a minute-long Japanese commercial for PlatinumGames’ Switch action title Astral Chain. View the advert below.

PlatinumGames has posted another devblog for Astral Chain, and it’s a pretty lengthy one. Lead composer Satoshi Igarashi goes into detail regarding the game’s music, and shares some samples in the process.

Here’s the full post: