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Scarlet Nexus

Scarlet Nexus is a jRPG in which the player controls a hero endowed with psychokinesis power. The action of the game takes place in the city of New Himuka - a futuristic place where modern technology intertwines with the psionics.

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Game mode: single player

game release date:

25Jun2021in 38days

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Scarlet Nexus is an RPG (belonging to the jRPG sub-genre), which takes place in the futuristic city of New Himuka. Here, modern technology meets with a variety of psionic powers. The player takes on the role of a boy with the talent of psychokinesis and faces the beings known as The Others. The Japanese company Bandai Namco Entertainment is responsible for the development and release of this game.

Plot

The action of Scarlet Nexus takes place in the distant future, in which a hormone that gives people psionic powers was discovered. We play the role of Yuito Sumeragi - a young man from New Himuka city with a talent for psychokinesis. The hero is a member of OSF, an organization that fights with the Others - powerful, extremely difficult to kill creatures that feed on human brains.

Mechanics

Scarlet Nexus is quite a classic jRPG - we explore locations, perform tasks and gradually discover the plot. The combat also plays an important role - the fights take place in real time and combine dynamic action with a deep strategic layer, which requires careful planning by the player.

During the game, the player uses various kinds of Yuito's psionic powers - we can pick up and destroy items and throw pieces of them at enemies. Attacks can be combined into powerful combinations. As the game progresses, the characters' abilities gradually develop.

Game modes

We can only play Scarlet Nexus alone. The main game mode is a feature campaign.

Technical aspects

Scarlet Nexus has an attractive, three-dimensional graphic design. The game uses a unique convention called brain punk by its developers - we are dealing here with a futuristic world of science fiction, in which various kinds of psionic powers are important. In order to realize their vision, the artists decided to use cel-shading technology and applied the style typical of Japanese animated films.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
  • 6 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 760 / 3 GB Radeon HD 7970 or better
  • 50 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i7-6600U 2.6 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon R9 290X or better
  • 50 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
Scarlet Nexus Announcement and First Gameplay
Scarlet Nexus Announcement and First Gameplay

news 07 May 2020 17:57

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced a new jRPG titled Scarlet Nexus. We will play the role of Yuito Sumeragi, a character gifted with psionic abilities. We learned the first details and saw a gameplay during today's Inside Xbox conference.

Scarlet Nexus - Promising jRPG Coming to PC, PS4 and PS5 as Well
Scarlet Nexus - Promising jRPG Coming to PC, PS4 and PS5 as Well

news 09 May 2020 14:44

Bandai Namco Entertainment confirmed that jRPG Scarlet Nexus announced a few days ago will not be available exclusively on Xbox One and Xbox Series X. There are also plans release the game on PC (Steam), PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.

Action RPG Scarlet Nexus Release Date and System Requirements
Action RPG Scarlet Nexus Release Date and System Requirements

news 19 March 2021 13:25

We found out the release date and system requirements for the Japanese action RPG Scarlet Nexus. A new trailer was also released and an animated series based on the game was announced.

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