It’s not easy to love the robots in disguise, but they’ve certainly had some high points of entertainment during the last decade. Specifically, High Moon’s superb Cybertron series, which was later muddied by less than stellar movie tie-in games. Enter fan-favourite developers Platinum Games, who’ve decided to go back to the roots of the iconic franchise while throwing their own brand of high-energon fisticuffs into the mix.
Swords! Sorcery! Dragons! Beats by Dr Dre! Scalebound sounds like a great idea for a game, one that might finally give Xbox the chance to actually sell a few Xbox One consoles in Japan. But it was also a very different game when it was first pitched.
Some folks are already referring to Code Vein as the Dark Souls of anime games, perhaps an unfair comparison for a new title that is seeking to revive the idea of over the top action that is coupled with a decent degree of trial and error in its gameplay.
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