Don't get mad, Max
Editor's note: This review, originally published on Saturday 14th May 2022, was based on the imported Japanese version of the game. However, you can find updated comments relating specifically to the English language release at the bottom of the page. Metal Max fans in the West are not what you’d call spoiled for choice,...
A turtle-y good weekend
Is it a scorcher where you are, readers? It certainly has been in the UK this week. But the video game news has been pretty hot too! Hollow Knight: Silksong is alive with a brand new trailer! There are details of a rumoured new Fire Emblem game surfacing online.
Lost in the Wild West
Metal Max Xeno: Reborn has finally reached us in the West. The RPG series has never been a huge hit outside of Japan, and this latest entry changed up the formula by making it a more open-world adventure. Developer Kadokawa Games has been working on a direct sequel called Metal Max: Wild West, first announced in 2019 (as Metal...
Mario Strikers! Demon Slayer! even if TEMPEST!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - Highlights: Mario Strikers: Battle...
Including physical editions
It was last year that Metal Max Xeno: Reborn was confirmed for the West, a re-release / updated version of a title that arrived on Switch in Japan in 2018. It's a high-octane title if the loud trailer above is anything to go by, and the pleasing news is that it's now confirmed to arrive on 10th June. You can see some of...
Launching on Switch in 2022
PQube and Kadokawa Games have announced that Metal Max Xeno: Reborn is headed to Switch in the west next year. The game's described as a nonlinear, open-world JRPG featuring real-time battles and vehicle combat. You'll be taking control of the game's protagonist, Talis, as you set out on a quest to search for survivors...
Explore a vast wasteland
Traverse the deadly ruins of Tokyo Bay which remains teeming with mechanical beasts hell-bent on hunting humanity to extinction. Travel and battle in a tank or on foot to uncover the mysteries that lay buried beneath the sands.
Explosive vehicular combat
Arm a variety of vehicles, from tanks to dune buggies, and fight an onslaught of enemies in high-stakes turn-based encounters. Upgrade your arsenal with distinctive weapons and gadgets to ensure victory against ever more deadly threats.
Build an unstoppable party
Going it alone is a dangerous game. Find survivors and add them to your party to create a squadron of dependable comrades. Earn experience together and progress through each members’ unique skill trees.
Returning fan-favourite - Battle Dog Pochi
Man’s best friend is back and ready to square off against any foe. Discover this special companion and never roam alone again. Find dog treats hidden throughout the wastes to make Pochi the most powerful pooch.