A scene from 3DS game 'One Piece: Romance Dawn'. (Source: Namco Bandai)
Just announced by Namco Bandai games is a Nintendo 3DS game based upon the One Piece anime series.
Developed by Three Rings Inc., One Piece: Romance Dawn is a role playing game that will allow gamers a chance to experience Eiichiro Oda's manga and anime masterpiece about Monkey D. Luffy's dreams and grand journey to become the next Pirate King.
Players will set sail for amazingly drawn 3D islands with the Straw Hat Crew and explore famous stages such as Baratie, Arlong Park and more. Once drawn into the fantastical world of One Piece, eager fans will have the opportunity to experience all the epic battles of the show and encounter the franchise's most famous bosses such as Arlong, Crocodile, Rob Lucci, and Magellan. By going head-to-head with these powerful foes, players will experience amazing battles and cut-scenes that make for elaborate boss encounters true to the original story.
"The One Piece franchise boasts action-packed battles, compelling characters, and sensational settings all interwoven into a truly remarkable storyline that has captivated fans for years," said Chris Gilbert, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Damco Bandai Games America Inc. "By adapting this widely acclaimed anime license into an exciting new RPG experience, our goal is to provide fans familiar and thrilling adventures as they become the hero and set sail on their own voyage to become the Pirate King."
One Piece: Romance Dawn is scheduled to launch in the Americas this holiday season and is rated "T for Teen" by the ESRB.