Platinum has put up another dev blog for Astral Chain, and this one gives some insight into the creation of the various Legion characters. Check out a snippet on the Sword Legion below, and then click over for the full piece.
The Sword Legion has a unique silhouette, a little different from some of the characters that Masakazu Katsura has dreamed up in the past. Look at those flowing lines! It’s a suitably heroic design for an elite living weapon. Someone, please, make this into an action figure, pronto!
This was the first Legion design we had, and it became the base for the designs of the remaining four. Now I’d like to turn back the clock a bit and reflect on those early design stages…
Check out the full blog here