Namco Bandai today confirmed that their One Piece action RPG, One Piece Unlimited World Red, will be headed stateside and will make the journey to the PS3, Nintendo 3DS, PS Vita and Wii U sometime this year.
The PS3 and 3DS versions will be available at retail and digitally, though the Vita and Wii U versions will be digital exclusives.
Check out several screens and the announcement trailer below, along with the press release itself.
One Piece Unlimited World Red trailer:
One Piece Unlimited World Red screens:
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced today that ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red will be setting course for retailers in the Americas in 2014 for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system. The game is also slated for a digital-only release for the PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system and the Wii U system. ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red is an action adventure RPG game developed by Ganbarion Co., Ltd. and takes place in the widely popular and praised ONE PIECE manga and anime universe created by the famed manga artist Eiichiro Oda.
Prepare to set sail on a gripping adventure in the New World with the beloved Straw Hat Crew in ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red, and dive into a wayfaring journey with fun-filled escapades, action-packed battles and powerful comrades in a whole new never-before-seen scenario. ONE PIECE fans will be able to play as all of their favorite Straw Hat crew members and progress through the episodic storyline where they will be challenged by famous boss battles such as Rob Lucci, Caesar Clown, and more. Players must master a large variation of button combos to execute numerous flashy combos and test their reflexes by pressing the right button at the right time to counter, dodge or otherwise interact with their enemies.
When the going gets tough and foes become more fearsome, players will be able to enlist help from a friend in exciting co-op gameplay* to beat down opposing marines and pirates, or simply enjoy mini games together such as fishing, catching bugs, and more! Fans will also enjoy endless playability as they explore the central town and take on quests at the tavern to assist the townsfolk and gain more rewards and items.
“NAMCO BANDAI Games has been a proud publisher of ONE PIECE games for many years, and with the astonishing global popularity of the manga series and support of the devoted fans, we are thrilled to be localizing ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red for the Americas,” said Chris Gilbert, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red is scheduled for a physical and digital release for the PlayStation 3 and Nintendo 3DS, and a digital-only release for the PlayStation Vita and Wii U in 2014. For more information on NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. game titles and products, please visit http://namcobandaigames.com/
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