"Digimon All-Star Rumble" Game Announced for PS3 and Xbox 360

Party-arena multiplayer game heads to North America and Europe

Bandai Namco Games is bringing Digimon action to the west with the newly announced Digimon All-Star Rumble. Billed as a "thrilling party-arena multiplayer game," Rumble is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the Americas on November 11, with Europe slated for fall. 

 

Prope, the team behind Digimon Adventure on PSP, is handling development for the game, which lets up to four players select from a roster of 12 base Digimon characters for a total of 32 Digimon forms. Featured monsters come straight out of the various anime series, from Digimon Adventure to Digimon Fusion. Some of the base Digimon include Agumon, Biyomon, Dorulumon, Gabumon, Gatomon, Shoutmon, Tentomon, and Veemon.

 

Here's the announcement trailer:

 

The story of Digimon All-Star Rumble finds the Digital World in a time of restored peace. However, since Digimon still need to battle to Digi-volve, they put on the first ever "Digimon Evolution Tournament" to determine the strongest of them all. 

 

More from the press release: 

By powering up in battle, players can Digi-volve into a much more powerful form, creating a unique combat atmosphere where players must balance attacking while simultaneously attempting to Digi-volve and gain the upper hand. Utilizing special techniques during matches such as activating a Digimon’s “Evolution” power-up along with launching an aggressive attack or defensive strategy will provide colorful and exciting party-arena gameplay so that Digimon fans of all ages can face-off against rivals and become a true Digimon hero!    

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.

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