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Scarlet Nexus Gameplay Trailer, Interview

Scarlet Nexus

Bandai Namco have released a new trailer and gameplay interview for Scarlet Nexus as part of the Summer of Gaming event.

Scarlet Nexus is an action-RPG set in a distant future where the city of New Himuka is under siege from mutants called the Others. Players control Yuito Sumeragi, a new recruit for the Other Suppression Force, that is tasked with using their powerful psionic abilities to protect humanity.

You can find the new trailer and gameplay interview below.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Bandai Namco Entertainment) below:


Unleash the Power of the Mind

In a far distant future, a psionic hormone was discovered in the human brain, granting people extra-sensory powersand changing the world as we know it. Just as humanity was entering this new era, deranged mutants known as Others began to descend from the sky with a thirst for human brains. Highly resistant to conventional attack methods, extreme measures needed to be taken to battle the overwhelming threat and preserve humanity. Those with acute extra-sensory abilities, known as psionics, were our chance to fight the onslaught from above. To this day, psionics have been scouted for their talents and recruited to the Other Suppression Force (OSF), humanity’s last line of defense.

Take on the role of Yuito Sumeragi, a new recruit to the OSF aiming to become an elite psionic like the one who saved him as a child. Armed with a talent in psycho-kinesis, explore the futuristic city of New Himuka and uncover the mysteries of a Brain Punk future caught between technology and psychic abilities in SCARLET NEXUS.

Xbox Specific Features
Xbox One X Enhanced – Yes
4K – Yes
HDR – No
Xbox Series X Optimized – Yes
Xbox Play Anywhere – Yes
Smart Delivery – Yes

KINETIC PSYCHIC COMBAT

Using psycho-kinetic abilities, the world around you becomes your greatest weapon. Lift, break and throw pieces of your environment to build your attack combos and lay waste to your enemies.

EXTERMINATE THE OTHERS

Deranged mutants that descended from the sky, immune to conventional weapons and defenses. Tormented by the constant pain of their mutation, they seek brains of living organisms to calm their madness.

DISCOVER A BRAIN PUNK FUTURE

Explore and protect a futuristic Japanese landscape that combines inspirations from classic anime and western science fiction.

DEEP STORY DRIVEN EXPERIENCE

Dive into a complex story of bonds, courage and heroism crafted by minds behind the iconic Tales of Vesperia.


Scarlet Nexus is coming soon to Windows PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.

Image: Bandai Namco Entertainment

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