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Quarth

So what do you think about this upcoming game? I think it looks exciting! Except Link's Awakening, this was the coolest reveal from the February Direct.

Out on 2019-08-30.

Read more about the story, characters and gameplay here:
https://www.platinumgames.com/games/astral-chain

Edit on 2019-08-26:
Review scores are out. Currently it has 87 on Metacritic: https://www.metacritic.com/game/switch/astral-chain

Edited on by Quarth

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Cynas

When I saw the trailer I initially thought it might be Xenoblade Chronicles X 2. It looks like a ton of fun! Something new and unexpected, I'm definitely going to be picking this one up. Can't go wrong with Platinum combat.

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Quarth

@Cynas Yeah, I was also thinking Xenoblade or maybe SMT, but I'm glad it's a new IP.

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Lemmy_the_Koopa

I am really excited by the little amount I've seen! Looking forward to it.

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Aozz101x

im looking forward to trying this out. comes out on the same month as my birthday too.

im creep out with thoese eyes... :P

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Magician

This game can have all my money. Easily my favorite announcement from the Direct.

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kkslider5552000

I really feel like this is gonna be revealed to have co-op at some point. Which is almost scary thinking about how much would happen on screen all at once in a Platinum game with co-op.

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darkfenrir

This game is just SO HYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYPE. Oh my god I feel like I can scrap everything else in my wishlist and go with this + indie and still be happy (well maybe pokemon, but otherwise that's it)

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judaspete

Can Nintendo just make Platinum a second party studio already?

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RR529

Yeah, this looks pretty cool. Got to keep an eye on how it performs in portable mode, but it's one to watch for.

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Tyranexx

I'm glad I'm not the only one who initially thought this was a reveal for XCX 2. XD

I'll definitely be keeping an eye on this one. I'm gonna need a little more info, but it looks quite promising so far!

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jump

Looks promising, although actual gameplay footage would be nice to properly judge it.

Anyone else noticed Nintendolife haven't mentioned it on the frontpage with the other Direct news?

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Quarth

@jump It is for me (using the phone browser), but it's pretty far down.

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EvilLucario

Give me this damn game NOW.

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Qwertyninty

To me this is what Nintendo systems are missing. New exciting core gameplay ips from talented developers who care about the fan base. I will purchase this and I hope many others do. We need to get a trilogy out of this.

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SKTTR

My Nintendo Direct Top 7 (only the ones that got me really hyped):

1. Astral Chain
2. Super Mario Maker 2
3. TETRIS 99
4. The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
5. Fire Emblem: Three Houses
6. Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition
7. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

I initially thought this was Xenoblade Chronicles X2. And I got so hyped. A minute in, the trailer made clear it's something completely different, but I still kind of see a spiritual Xeno X successor in this. It's just so reminiscent of XenoX's style. Potentially the best Switch game in 2019.

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cambotero

And we have to wait until end of august?

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hirokun

I thought this was going to be some new expansion for xenoblade 2 because you know...its the same exact thing and is all anime looking...

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