News One Piece: Unlimited World Red Game Also Headed to N. America
posted on 2014-03-12 23:20 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
Namco Bandai Games' America branch also announced that it is bringing the multi-platform game One Piece: Unlimited World Red to North America on Wednesday. The game will be released this year at retail for PlayStation 3 and Nintendo 3DS, and digitally on PlayStation Vita and Wii U. The game will also head to Europe and Australasia this year.
The game allows for up to four players to play together, and players can explore the world of One Piece with their friends. Players can embark on different quests and battle enemies with many of the manga and anime's familiar characters. The game also allows players to fish, catch bugs, hunt for treasure, and more to develop and train their characters. The game features the original character Red (voiced by Masachika Ichimura), the game's nemesis who aims to be the Pirate King. Standing in his way are the Straw Hat Pirates and a new raccoon character named Pat (TARAKO).
Ganbarion developed the "multi action-adventure" title. The game features original characters designed by series' creator Eiichiro Oda, such as Red, Pat, and Yadoya (Rumi Hiiragi).
The game inspired two Nintendo 3DS XL color variants: Luffy Red and Chopper Pink. The game and the two 3DS XL consoles shipped in Japan last November. The first copies of the game include the download codes for a limited adventure costume of Luffy from One Piece Film Strong World, as well as an additional Marineford quest with Ace as a playable character.
Namco Bandai Games' One Piece: Unlimited game series has shipped more than one million copies in Japan alone.