Namco Bandai Announces One Piece: Pirate Warriors, A PSN Exclusive For PS3

Namco Bandai have announced One Piece: Pirate Warriors, a PSN exclusive for PS3, which is based on the popular One Piece Japanese manga.

The game is set to come out sometime in 2012 in North America. It’s being developed by Omega Force / Tecmo Koei Games, who are blending the franchise with Dynasty Warriors-style gameplay.

They describe the game as the following:

ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS will immerse players in the Straw Hat Pirates’ grand voyage around the globe, letting them face hordes of pirate and Marine enemies as well as experience all the great moments from the anime from Orange Town through Marineford. Faithful to the original ONE PIECE manga by Eiichiro Oda, players will relive their favorite scenes controlling many of the beloved Straw Hat Pirates including; Luffy, Zoro, Nami, and others, each with their signature moves, including Luffy’s Gum-Gum attacks.

The game’s story mode is said to put players right into the heart of One Piece‘s universe and is “filled with treasured characters, powerful enemies, touching moments and memorable scenes.”

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