Astral Chain: all the details, pictures, videos from the official Twitter accounts

Revealed during the Nintendo Direct presentation in February, Astral Chain is the latest game from PlatinumGames. It will be released on August 30th worldwide, on Nintendo Switch.

On this page, we’re going to gather all the details, pictures, and videos shared by Nintendo via its official Twitter accounts, so that you can easily find all ot it in a single place. Naturally, we will keep on updating this page on a regular basis, until it doesn’t make anymore sense to update it.

May 17th

The latest Twitter update for the game shows a brand new artwork!

April 30th

The latest Twitter update shares more details about the two playable characters. At the beginning of the game, you have to choose between the male and female character. But don’t worry: the other one will not simply disappear into the void; they will instead join you as your younger twin brother/sister!

April 24th

The latest update showcases Ark: the multi-cultural city set in the near future, which is where the game takes place. Your main goal is to protect that futuristic city from interdimensional invaders.

April 17th

The latest video clip for Astral Chain once showcase the Legion, your partner as Neuron officer. They can take various form, including one that pretty much look like a (robotic) dog. You will need to switch between the various forms during your investigations.

April 9th

Here’s the latest set of screenshots for the game, showcasing the Legion, which allows you to use various combat styles in battle:

April 4th

Here’s the latest video clip for the game:

March 29th

In Astral Chain, your partner is not another human, but a special weapon known as Legion. They’re pretty reliable in battles, but they also help with your investigations!

March 21st

Here’s the latest video clip for the game:

March 14th

In the world where Astral Chain takes place, mysterious and extremely dangerous creatures begin to emerge from another dimension. That’s when Neuron, a special task force, enters the fray: its members are the only who can stand between them and certain disaster!

March 7th

Here’s a video clip for the game, showcasing the synergetic action system, where you run rings around enemies in order to hit them with some hefty combos!

March 3rd

Here’s the latest video clip for Astral Chain, showing the player and their special weapon trapping an enemy in the chain, before delivering a hefty dose of pain:

February 14th

Here’s the latest screenshot for the game:

February 13th

Here’s a video clip for the game, which shows the players riding his special weapon:

Astral Chain (Switch) comes out on August 30th worldwide.

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)



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