NAMCO BANDAI GAMES AMERICA INC. ANNOUNCES RETAILER EXCLUSIVE PHYSICAL VERSION AND NEW ARCADE MODE FOR JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: ALL-STAR BATTLE
Over-the-top Manga-Based 1-on-1 2D Fighting Game Lands at Amazon.com and ClubNamco.com as Online Retail Exclusive Edition
SAN JOSE, Calif., (January 30, 2014) – Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today announced that it will be manufacturing a limited run of physical copies for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle to be sold exclusively at Amazon.com and ClubNamco.com within the United States this spring exclusively on the PlayStation®3 system. In addition to the online retail edition, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle will be available digitally on the PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation 3 system.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle is developed by famed Japanese developer CyberConnect2, best known for their hit NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™: Ultimate Ninja® series of games and has been widely praised for delivering an authentic and high quality anime experience to video games. The studio now sets its sights on one of the most prolific and influential manga series ever with JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, bringing the beloved manga straight from the page to the TV screen in an action-packed fighting game. Players will be able to choose from an impressive cast of characters spanning the entire series. Each character comes with their signature moves punctuated by dynamic camera angles to capture every highlight of the fight against computer AI or human adversaries.
The Western release of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle will feature a brand new mode not seen in the original Japanese release as well as balance changes applied to the game post-launch in Japan. The new Arcade Mode lets players fight through eight AI controlled opponents through a series of battles. On rare occasions, the Arcade Mode icon will switch to Harvest when connected online allowing players to earn more gold when they complete matches.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle will be released throughout the Americas in 2014. The Japanese version launched on August 29, 2013 with a perfect 40/40 score in Famitsu, Japan’s most popular weekly video game magazine. For more information about JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle and the rest of NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.’s lineup please visit: http://www.namcobandaigmes.com or http://www.facebook.com/namcobandai.
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