Digimon World -Next 0rder- Game's New Character, 2 New Digimon Revealed
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The December issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine is revealing new information on Wednesday for Bandai Namco Entertainment's Digimon World -Next 0rder- PlayStation Vita role-playing game. The magazine is revealing a new character and two new Digimon.
The new character is Rushu (pictured at right in image above), a girl who has lost most of her memories. Despite this, she is always full of energy. She is always carrying around a plush toy of a Numemon. The new Digimon characters include:
- Taomon (pictured left): a complete Digimon who is an expert in Onmyōdō.
- Dukemon: Crimson Mode (not pictured): when Dukemon releases all its power, its armor becomes crimson.
The magazine is also revealing that the game will have linked content with the new Digimon Adventure tri. film project, and said it will reveal more details at a later date.
The official website for the game also revealed four more screenshots on Friday (see gallery below).
Players can choose between a male or female protagonist. The game's protagonist is a senior high school student who has loved Digimon since he/she was young. In fifth grade, he/she was the runner up of a Japanese Digimon game tournament. The male protagonist Takuto is shown with Agumon and Gabumon as his partner Digimon, while the female protagonist Shiki is shown with Biyomon and Palmon as her partner Digimon. Additionally, the Digmon character Jijimon will also be in the game.
Bandai Namco Entertainment streamed a second promotional video for the game featuring Takuto, Shiki, and Jijimon on September 23.
Other previously revealed characters include: Kōta Hirose and Himari Ōfuchi, two third-year high school students who are in the same year as the protagonist. Kōta's partner Digimon is Yukimura, a Guilmon, and Himari's partner Digimon is Rikka, a Plotmon.
Japanese illustrator Taiki (Lord of Vermilion III) is designing the characters for the game.
The game will ship in Japan in 2016.