Last week, Namco Bandai announced plans to distribute One Piece: Pirate Warriors in North America digitally on the PS3's PlayStation Network later in 2012. Now, a new trailer shows off a semi-localized, or at least branded version of the Straw Hat/Dynasty Warriors mash-up.
From the press release:
The first nautical outing for the ONE PIECE series on the PlayStation 3 system, 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.
ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS will invite players to do battle with a massive amount of opponents using the simple controls from the DYNASTY WARRIORS series to wreak havoc on the battlefield. The story mode will drop players right into the heart of the rich ONE PIECE universe filled with treasured characters, powerful enemies, touching moments and memorable scenes.
One Piece: Pirate Warriors is an exhilarating action game in which players control the straw hat crew to defeat surrounding pirates and navy. Players can experience the story of the grand one piece through refreshing action.
Cause a riot to the surrounding navies and pirates of the Straw Hat Crew!
Experience the original ONE PIECE with several touching scenes and episodes!!
Immerse yourself in the faithfully rendered One Piece universe written by Eiichiro Oda.
Become a real Nakama thanks to Co-op Mode
Play as either Luffy, Zoro, Sanji and more with a friend offline/online, or by solo.
Unlock the next “GEAR”
Collect over 100 types of character coins! When the coins are assembled in tribute to the original story, you can gain special skills to power up your character.