Bandai Namco has released new information and screenshots of .hack//G.U. Last Recode introducing the Avatar Unison Skeith and Avatar battles.
Get the details below.
■ Two Heroes Fight Together
Character designer Seiichiro Hosokawa has created a new image of 5th Form Haseo and the revived Ovan standing back to back.
In addition, behind them stands Unison Skeith, the new avatar born from Haseo’s Skeith and Ovan’s Corbenik. At long last, they will fight together to settle it all!
■ “Unison Skeith”
Unison Skeith is the ultimate Avatar resonated and born from Haseo’s Skieth and Ovan’s Corbenik. The design is a combination of the two Avatars with each area reflecting different designs. The image of Skeith makes up the right side of the body, and the image of Corbenik makes up the left side of the body.
■ Avatar Battles
Avatar battles are quite different from ordinary battles in that they feature shooting. Players control an Avatar and make use of a variety of attacks. When the blue gauge above the enemy’s head reaches zero they will be stunned, giving you the opportunity in inflict major damage. If you land a Data Drain as the finishing blow, the Avatar battle will end in victory.
—In Vol. 4, you can enjoy dynamic Avatar battles using the new power “Unison Skeith.”
◆ An Introduction to Avatar Battle Attacks
By pressing the Square button, you can lock on to multiple enemies and fire lasers. It creates swords around your back, which transform into countless lasers that fire. It is an exhilarating and unique high-powered attack that can exterminate a large amount of small fry all at once with no firing limit.
—Long Distance Attack
By mashing the Circle button, you can unleash continuous attacks wielding a scythe formed by condensing energy. Since the scythe leaves tracks called a “Slash Web” each time you swing it, you can also use it to attack enemies that are a short distance away.
—At the end of the combo, he creates a chakram of energy from the tip of his scythe and fires it at the enemy.
—Stun Chance and Stun
When an enemy becomes stunned, a notice is displayed in the middle of the screen. At this time, if you press the X button to dash, you can instantly to appear in front of the enemy and attack. During a stun chance, you can move to appear in front of the enemy to directly slice them with your scythe and deal major damage.
What awaits Haseo and Ovan…? Be sure to check out the game to see the conclusion to Haseo and company’s final battle.
.hack//G.U. Last Recode is due out for PlayStation 4 and PC on November 1 in Japan, and November 3 in the Americas and Europe. It includes .hack//G.U. Vol. 1//Rebirth, Vol. 2//Reminisce, Vol. 3//Redemption, and the brand new Vol. 4//Reconnection.
View the screenshots at the gallery.