Bandai Namco Games Japan has released a series of gameplay videos for their upcoming release of One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3. These new videos introduces some of the new characters that will be in the game and demonstrates some of their devastating moves. The game will be developed by Koei Tecmo and published by Namco Bandai Games, with the mechanics similar to the Dynasty Warriors series of games. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 will continue off where the second game in the series left off, from the Straw Hat Pirate’s departure from Fuschia Village to the anime’s recent focus on Dressrosa. The game will explore many of the new locations featured in the series, such as Marineford, Fishman Island, Punk Hazard and of course, Dressrosa.
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 will be releasing on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and PC in Summer 2015 in North America and Europe. The game will be releasing in Japan on PS3, PS4, and Vita only, and will cost ¥7,800 (~ $78.00 USD) on console and ¥6,800 (~ $68.00 USD) on the Vita.
The recent gameplay videos include:
Previously shown include:
Monkey D. Luffy Gameplay:
Trafalgar D. Water Law Gameplay:
Dracule Mihawk Gameplay:
Donquixote Doflamingo Gameplay:
The game will follow the original story of One Piece and start from Romance Dawn Arc where the story of One Piece first starts from and will follow the Straw Hat Pirates to the Dressrosa Arc, which is about a kingdom called Dressrosa within the New World, and one of the Twenty Kingdoms of the World Government where it is dominated by the evil Donquixote Doflamingo, known as the “Heavenly Demon”.
It has also been revealed that new characters including Sabo, Doflamingo Donquixote, Fujitora, and many more will make their way into the game.
Here is a synopsis of the game from Namco Bandai:
The journey of Luffy, from the origins to the face to face with the Heavenly Demon!
More action, more characters, stronger enemies and an improved gameplay in the latest collaboration between TOEI ANIMATION, KOEI TECMO GAMES and BANDAI NAMCO GAMES!
In addition to this, gameplay screenshots were also previewed (more can be viewed here):
You can visit the game’s international website here: http://www.onepiece-game.com/
The Japanese website here: http://www.bandaigames.channel.or.jp/list/opm/pc/
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