In the ancient world ruled by the Romans, you'll embark on an extraordinary journey to protect your village's precious menhirs against the invaders. That's the overall concept of Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir - an upcoming action-adventure game with vibrant graphics and intriguing characters.

I haven't heard of the last two titles of this series yet, but after looking at the trailer for the latest game, I think I should definitely look back and have a quick check. However, since every game in this series is made to enjoy with its own.

Here's the launch trailer for the game, which you can have a look at its gameplay:

The story of Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir

Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir takes the settings of the medieval world - 50 B.C. to be specific. The entire world is now under the reign of the Romans, and the only place left with their own authorities is Gauls - where innocent people live with their own values and beliefs. Holding their lines, the people here have to suffer a lot from the surround of Romans.

However, The Romans' lives are not easy either, and the situation stays in the status quo for a while. Hence, villagers of the small Armorican village are experiencing their peace, doing ordinary business. The two heroes of this game - Asterix and Obelix - hunt bears for the living, while the fishmongers shout at each other in the eyes of the village chief patrolling around the village.

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Meet Asterix and Obelix - the brave boar hunters of Gauls!

Such a lively village, but that doesn't last long. One day, Getafix - the druid of the village has received a warning letter from Hella Finidrirs - the highest priestess. Through the letter, she warns the villager that they're in a huge threat, and urge them to bring the Crystal Menhir from the town immediately.

Hence, no one is more suitable for this task than the boar hunters Asterix and Obelix. Together, they'll protect their totems at all costs, and unveil the secret power of the Crystal Menhir!

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Asterix and Obelix will have to bring the crystals away to protect them

Gameplay features

Strange as it might sounds, Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir is the first time in the saga that you can invite your friend in and take control of two characters cooperatively. The game features a familiar story in the Asterix saga, where you will not only find the two protagonists but also Getafix, Vitalstatistix, Cacofonix, and other new characters as well. Hopefully, you have a good time spelling their names!

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Featuring the familiar characters in the franchise

Speaking more about its gameplay, Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir is an action-adventure game, where you'll control the Asterix and Obelix in the top-down perspective. Your task is very simple, using your weapons and take on every enemy stand in front of you. The Crystal Menhirs help you a lot, as they provide a lot of useful abilities for your adventure.

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Each stone has specific abilities

To be more specific, the Stone one will unleash shockwave when Obelix smashes it to the ground, the Ice one slowdowns enemies and even freeze some devices, the Fire one sets your enemies on fire and light up the dark environment, and the Magnetic one will attract metal projectiles, including both enemies' armors and items!

With vibrant gameplay and unique concept of the saga, Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir will be a great one to try out!

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Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir is coming out tomorrow

Release date and supported platforms

The developer Osome Studio and publisher Microids will release Asterix & Obelix XXL3: The Crystal Menhir on November 21, which is tomorrow!

At launch, the game will support PC/Mac, Playstation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.