For far too long, western audiences have been left without the opportunity to battle a brontosaur merged with a battleship. Unfortunately, some creepy characters and a lack of balance detract from Metal Max Xeno’s entertaining oddities.
Metal Max Xeno
Kadokawa Games looks to refresh the armoured vehicle RPG series.
Metal Max is an intriguing concept for an RPG, centered around vehicular tank combat in a blasted post-apocalyptic urban setting. Western audiences haven’t seen much of this series in the past, and Xeno’s awkward narrative and obtuse technical systems aren’t going to change that anytime soon.
It’s time for way too many people to get on a Skype call and debate the following. How much is Wheels is wrong? What decade will the Final Fantasy VII remake will come out? And most importantly, what did we do to deserve Metal Max Xeno and The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2?
A new Metal Max is finally available in North America, and reaching Europe at the end of the week. Metal Max Xeno’s release comes with the traditional launch trailer.
NIS America sets the stage and introduces the world of Metal Max Xeno with a pair of new trailers. Join Talis and company on their quest to save a human race on the brink of extinction.
NIS America has plenty of new videos for RPGamers. God Wars — which is out now on Switch in Europe, next week in North America — Metal Max Xeno, and Disgaea 1 Complete each receives a pair of trailers.
In the heavy, grim, metal, dark future of humanity, the only thing a guy can trust is his tank. So get the sand out of those treads and apply it to yourself, because you’ll need all the grit you can muster to survive.
The Metal Max universe features humans struggling for survival in a post-apocalyptic setting overrun with tanks. The latest trailer from NIS America confirms the existence of girls in this world as well.
With Metal Max Xeno just over a month away, NIS America has released a new trailer highlighting its tank-based combat. Some encounters can be dealt with rather quicker than others.
North America and Europe are finally receiving a mainline Metal Max game. Kadokawa Games’ Metal Max Xeno is making the trip west at the end of September.
Metal Max Xeno releases this week in Japan, receiving one last batch of info and screenshots. Those waiting for its western release later this year can at least read up on the game’s character classes.
Metal Max Xeno’s western release has been confirmed by NIS America, albeit on just a single platform. With the game just about to release in Japan, Kadokawa Games also provided a final Japanese trailer.
Now this latest batch of screenshots for Xeno has what I’ve been taught to expect from the Metal Max series. Namely, a massive dinosaur fused with a battleship.
The third Japanese trailer for Metal Max Xeno has arrived. The game arrives in the country next month, though there are still no details on Kadokawa Games’ plans for a western release.
The vast majority of Metal Max Xeno screenshots released so far has been from the game’s PS4 version. However, Kadokawa Games has now shown a large batch of images from its Vita edition.
Some more details have emerged for Metal Max Xeno ahead of its upcoming release in Japan. New character Ittica is introduced, as well as a new tank based on one being developed in the real world.
Though Kadokawa Games isn’t ready to offer any details, it is planning for a western release of Metal Max Xeno. It would be only the second game in the twenty-seven-year-old series to make the trip, following PS2 spin-off Metal Saga.
Metal Max Xeno has a release date in Japan. Kadokawa Games also provided a new trailer and introductions to a pair of the game’s characters.