Astral Chain is an action-adventure hack and slash video game which is developed by Platinum Games and published by Nintendo for Nintendo Switch. Astral Chain was directed by Takahisa Taura, who previously led game designer for Nier: Automata, under supervision by Devil May Cry and Bayonetta series creator Hideki Kamiya, and chosen for character designs from manga artist Masakazu Katsura.
Set on the future of dystopian Earth, the game follows the advent of special police forces working to protect human remains from mutating creatures and invasion attacks on Earth, with the story of the naming of two new twins for that job. Using the "Astral Chain", the twins reduce and subdue the creatures, use them in combat and investigation, and call them "Armies".
Astral Chain is an action-adventure game where the player assumes the role of a detective from the "Neuron" special police task force,that are tasked to solve cases and investigating incidents that take place in "The Ark", the game's main world
Combat takes place in real-time,you can perform both melee and ranged weapons against the enemies' fight, predominantly the malevolent race of "Chimeras".
Use Of Legion:
You can summon the Legion during combat in order to have them fight automatically with the player to create combo attacks.
Completing multiple combos, interrupting enemy attacks, restraining enemies, dodging, and deploying a Legion at the correct moment will give the player a chance to perform a sync attack.
The game features four difficulty settings,it allows the player to switch difficulty between each chapter. The highest difficulty can only be unlocked for a corresponding chapter once the player has beaten it once.
Astral Chain was released on August 30,2019 for nintendo switch.