Jump Force was the latest gaming mashup bombshell released at the third annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
And with Jump Force gamers were introduced to the anime a jamboree fighting mashup game, incorporating three of Japan’s most popular titles.
— Bandai Namco US (@BandaiNamcoUS) June 13, 2018
Dragon Ball, Naruto and One Piece all stem from the popular Japanese magazine Weekly Shonen Jump. And the video game has been created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Weekly Shonen Jump.
DRAGON BALL, NARUTO, AND ONE PIECE. How are we cramming some of the biggest names in manga into the upcoming JUMP FORCE game?
WATCH our interview with game Producer, Nakajima san to get some behind-the-scene details!
Unite to Fight! JUMP FORCE launches in 2019! pic.twitter.com/JP4ftQ6QkZ
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The magazine's most iconic figures such as Goku, Luffy and Naruto will come face-to-face in this clash of anime titans in the same world.
But this game also has some unique wrinkles in it as the game producer Nakajima san describes in an interview with Bandai Namco.
He describes how this isn’t your typical action fighting game so expect a well-constructed storytelling.
Here's gameplay for Sasuke in Jump Force! pic.twitter.com/0yWuokue45
— Naruto Uzumaki (@TheNextHokage) June 13, 2018
“As you saw in the trailer, Light and Ryuk from Death Note made a brief appearance at the end. So you can be assured that there is going to be a pretty comprehensive story as well,” Nakajima said.
As for the gameplay, players can expect to really feel as though they’re controlling their favorite anime characters with each one having unique abilities beyond the ones most fans know.
There’s also a mystery character that Nakajima san believes fans are really going to enjoy.
Nakajima ended by stating that he believes that the game is, “unlike any other character fighting game that you have played before.”
Jump Force Releases in 2019 pic.twitter.com/ggNCSjDCec
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The game is set to release sometime next year with details to follow.
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