Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star for Nintendo Switch
Switch

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

Jul 25, 2017
7.72
playscore
Average
311th of 5986

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About this game

Developer: Marvelous Inc.
Content Rating: Teen

Summary

Many fan-favorite characters, including the ancient Heroic Spirits (Servants) summoned by the Holy Grail, make their appearances, with the series being reborn as a high-speed combat-oriented title in which players face off against the enemy and their army in exciting large-scale action scenes. Players can also take some time to enjoy the deep storyline the Fate series is known for.

Gamer Reviews

496 Reviews
8.70

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Critic Reviews

17 Reviews
6.74
William MurphyJul 27, 2017
I love the relationships in Mass Effect and Dragon Age titles, and I love basically trying to sleep with everyone. Not even going to lie about it. But a big part of Fate/Extella is how you nurture and grow relationships with your warriors, and it’s just way too soft-core porn on Cinemax for me. It just doesn’t work. It comes off as poor spanktro-fiction, and I’m not here for it.
Alex SeedhouseJul 23, 2017
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star packs plenty of promise, but falls short in certain areas. Gratifying combat can’t outweigh an experience that is too readily prepared to let players sit and read through great lengths of text. When you eventually get to the action it can be spectacular, there just isn’t enough of it.
RichJul 29, 2017
All in all, Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star makes for an entertaining hack and slash experience which feels right at home on the Nintendo Switch. It’s admittedly a little pricey at £49.99, but for those looking for some Dynasty Warriors style action, it fits the bill quite nicely, and those familiar with the Fate franchise will also get a kick out of its story which features many familiar faces.