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Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star

Rating Summary

Based on 73 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

25%

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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jan 17, 2017
PCJun 25, 2017
PlayStation VitaJan 17, 2017
Nintendo SwitchJul 25, 2017

Developer: Marvelous, Inc.

Publisher: Xseed Games

Genre: RPG

The famous Fate series now strikes a path to a new stage with the newest title, Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star. 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.

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Amazon

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Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star Official Trailer - E3 2016

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Game Revolution

Game Revolution

For better or worse, Fate/EXTELLA embodies everything that makes an anime game "anime." Characters that speak only in exposition. Fan service that creeps you out - unless it doesn't. Gameplay that is more about watching cool stuff happen than actually being fun. Owners of the PlayStation versions need not double dip. If, however, you feel your Nintendo needs a little more anime, this can be the microwave mozzarella sticks before dinner.

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Destructoid

6 / 10.0
Destructoid

For as much as I enjoyed Fate/Extella, I must admit that there simply isn't enough to keep most people interested in it. This is definitely one for the fans.

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TheSixthAxis

6 / 10
Miguel Moran

Fate/Extella will be a hard sell for most fans of the franchise. If you come into this expecting a setting, cast or narrative similar to any of the anime, you might be left disappointed and confused. It’s still a fun, addictive game with the flashy combat you’d expect from a Warriors-style game, but you might have to tune out the story in order to enjoy it. In a franchise where story is so key, that’s a huge bummer.

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IGN Spain

7 / 10.0
IGN Spain

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star provides the player of a very intense, colorful and a-little-repetitive musou experience, very advisable to fans of the series.

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