Project X Zone 2 Adds Resonance of Fate Characters, Segata Sanshiro, More

posted on by Karen Ressler
Marina performs opening, ending themes for sequel game

Kadokawa's game news website Famitsu announced on Thursday that seven more playable characters are joining Bandai Namco Entertainment's upcoming Nintendo 3DS crossover fighting game Project X Zone 2: Brave New World. They are:

Zelpher and Vacheron, a pair unit from Resonance of Fate (End of Eternity). Voiced by Hiro Shimono and Ken Narita, respectively.

Reanbell from Resonance of Fate. Voiced by Aya Endo.

Segata Sanshiro from Sega commercials. Voiced by Hiroshi Fujioka.

Captain Commando from Captain Commando. Voiced by Ryotaro Okiayu.

June Lin Milliam from Star Gladiator. Voiced by Yukari Tamura.

Heihachi Mishima from Tekken. Voiced by Unshou Ishizuka.

In addition, Famitsu announced four more antagonists that will appear in the game:

B.B.Hood (Bulleta) from Darkstalkers (Vampire). Voiced by Miyuki Matsushita.

The Shadow from Space Channel 5. Voiced by Sho Hayami.

Zagi from Tales of Vesperia. Voiced by Akio Suyama.

Azure Kite (Sōen no Kite) from .hack//G.U.. Voiced by Sayaka Aida.

Lastly, Famitsu announced that marina will perform both the opening theme "Sekai wa Hitotsu no Budai" and the ending theme "Tsuki Akari no Curtain Call." Yūzō Koshiro is composing the songs and Sōichirō Morizumi wrote the lyrics. Famitsu previewed several screenshots from the opening animation.

Similar to the first game, the sequel features characters from various Bandai Namco Entertainment, Sega, and CAPCOM franchises. Monolith Software Inc. is developing the game, which will allow players to "maneuver characters into position and perform strategic attacks using different combinations in real time."

The strategy role-playing game will ship in Japan on November 12, and it will ship in Europe in early 2016. Bandai Namco Entertainment had previously announced that the game would ship this fall in North America, Europe, and Japan.

The first Project X Zone Nintendo 3DS simulation role-playing game featured more than 50 playable characters from 29 CAPCOM, Sega, and Namco Bandai Games franchises. Franchises featured in the game included Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Vampire (Darkstalkers), Street Fighter, Mega Man, Virtua Fighter, Shining Force EXA, Tales of Vesperia, Tekken, .hack, Xenosaga, Valkyria Chronicles, Sakura Wars, Space Channel 5, Dynamite Deka (Die Hard Arcade), Resonance of Fate, God Eater, and Super Robot Wars Original Generation, among others.

The game shipped in Japan in October 2012, in North America in June 2013, and in Europe in July 2013.

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