In the chain gang
With games like Bayonetta, Vanquish, Wonderful 101 and MadWorld in its back catalogue, it's little surprise that Japanese developer PlatinumGames has gained a reputation for tight, action-packed titles that mix stunning visuals with intricate and rewarding gameplay mechanics. While its games haven't always been the commercial smash...
Astral Chain Guides
One common issue with many Switch games — especially games ported from other platforms — is uncomfortably small on-screen text. Whether it's dialogue in a box, menu text, or the User Interface (UI), it can often be difficult to read on Nintendo's handheld hybrid console. It's not something that blights ported games...
In the middle of an Astral Chain reaction
Blimey, it's August already? We're well into the second half of the year and while Summertime might be a quiet period for the games industry, Nintendo still has lots of goodies coming up for us to spend our cash on in the next couple of months, so there's no shortage of games to be playing on the beach this...
It's another big month!
Can you believe it's July already? Where is the time going? E3 is now but a distant memory, but there is lots to look forward on Switch this year. Anyway, another month means more lovely stuff to buy, which is presumably why you clicked this link. June saw the release of the lovely Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled and the...
About The Game
ASTRAL CHAIN is a new action game from PlatinumGames, directed by Takahisa Taura, known for his work as the game designer on NieR:Automata, and supervised by Hideki Kamiya, creator of the Bayonetta series. As part of a police special forces unit in a multicultural futuristic city, players work together with a special living weapon, the Legion, in a synergetic action system of battle and exploration. More details about this Nintendo Switch exclusive will be revealed in the future.