Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star is a surprisingly decent title, according to both critics and users. It is a new entry in the Fate saga, made purely for fans. The franchise started as a visual novel and expanded to manga, anime, and naturally, video games. This time, The Umbral Star relies on a musou style of gameplay, with huge crowds of enemies and simple combos to destroy them all, as usual in the genre.
The general consensus is that the game is really repetitive and does not innovate, but it still is entertaining nonetheless. On one hand, critics think that the story is ok-ish, although it is partially told as a visual novel and does not fit its style and pace. On the other hand, many fans and some unexpected players find it interesting, mainly for its quirky characters, solid gameplay, and fulfilling story. However, our reviewer thought otherwise.
This post was originally authored by Pablo Seara.