One Piece: Unlimited World Red

Another game developed by Ganbarion and set in the One Piece manga universe. This time around, the main protagonist – Monkey D. Luffy – and his friends get to the Forgotten Island ruled by an extremely ambitious pirate, who goes by the name Red. Our protagonists are left with no other choice but to set up a base in Trans Town and embark on a quest to defeat Red and his henchmen. The gameplay mechanics resemble those known from the Monster Hunter series: players get to control on of nine different characters, each featuring unique skills and combat system. Players get to observe from the third-person perspective how their protagonists traverse numerous locations, fight encountered foes, as well as visit and expand the aforementioned town by erecting new structures (like shops and museums). In Trans Town, one can purchase new pieces of gear, accept new assignments and talk to different NPCs. One Piece: Unlimited World Red features both single and multiplayer modes – the latter one allows up to 4 players to join their forces in hunting frightful creatures and defeating dangerous pirates.

Nintendo 3DS
Game One Piece: Unlimited World Red (3DS) Cover
One Piece: Unlimited World Red

One Piece: Unlimited World Red | 3DS

One Piece: Unlimited World Red release date for 3DS:

game language:
English

21 November 2013 | Worldwide

27 June 2014 | Europe PAL

08 July 2014 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1-4

One Piece: Unlimited World Red is a 3D action game, in which a player assumes the role of a character from the Japanese One Piece manga series. The game has been published by Namco Bandai and developed by Ganbarion – since 2001 the studio has been working on consecutive game installments set in the comic book universe, most of which have been released only in Japan. Interestingly enough, the One Piece manga series is one of the most popular and best-selling comic book series in the Land of the Rising Sun, with each episode being issued in millions of copies. The elaborate and multi-layered storyline depicts the adventures of a young boy by the name of Monkey D. Luffy – a pirate with supernatural skills – and his eccentric crew; together they search for a famous treasure hidden by the legendary raider - Gold Roger.

Plot

One Piece: Unlimited World Red delivers unique storyline created in cooperation with the comic book series’ author. Luffy and his friends meet Pat, a talking raccoon wearing a hoodie, who asks them for help with getting to the Forbidden Island, where he has to meet with someone very important. Upon their arrival to the island, it turns out their destination is ruled by a dangerous and extremely ambitious pirate, who goes by the name Red, and has recently escaped prison. The protagonists set up a base in Trans Town – from there they start their quest to defeat Red and many other pirates known from the comic books.

Mechanics

The gameplay mechanics resemble those known from the Monster Hunter series: players get to select one from the nine available characters, including Luffy and his crew. Each character features unique combat style and skills, which are a representation of class system known from RPG games; for example, Chopper focuses on healing abilities, while Usopp specializes in ranged combat. During the game, players get to observe the action from a third-person perspective. The main location is Trans Town, which one can expand using gathered materials in order to build e.g. shops and museums. This is also where players can meet many NPCs, buy new pieces of equipment, and start new missions. When exploring vast locations, one has to fight numerous creatures and other enemies.

Technical aspects

One Piece: Unlimited World Red features a cooperative multiplayer mode, in which up to four players can join their forces and, like in the Monster Hunter series, complete missions, hunt frightful creatures and defeat dangerous pirates.

The colorful visuals featured by One Piece: Unlimited World Red utilizes the potential of Nintendo 3DS, by building a 3D world, which resembles a 2D animated series’ nature. Character models are very detailed, the same way as animation effects that accompany the combat system. To top it all, voice actors known from the animated TV series have been working with game developers to voice the characters fans know from the show.

PlayStation Vita
Game One Piece: Unlimited World Red (PSV) Cover
One Piece: Unlimited World Red

One Piece: Unlimited World Red | PS Vita

One Piece: Unlimited World Red release date for PS Vita:

game language:
English

12 June 2014 | Worldwide

27 June 2014 | Europe PAL

08 July 2014 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1-4
Expectations: 6.5 / 10 calculated out of 3 players' votes.  

Nintendo Wii U
Game One Piece: Unlimited World Red (WiiU) Cover
One Piece: Unlimited World Red

One Piece: Unlimited World Red | WiiU

One Piece: Unlimited World Red release date for WiiU:

game language:
English

12 June 2014 | Worldwide

27 June 2014 | Europe PAL

08 July 2014 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1-4
Expectations: 10 / 10 calculated out of 1 players' votes.  

Sony PlayStation 3
Game One Piece: Unlimited World Red (PS3) Cover
One Piece: Unlimited World Red

One Piece: Unlimited World Red | PS3

One Piece: Unlimited World Red release date for PS3:

game language:
English

12 June 2014 | Worldwide

27 June 2014 | Europe PAL

08 July 2014 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1-4
Expectations: 9.0 / 10 calculated out of 10 players' votes.  

One Piece: Unlimited World Red trailer

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Zwiastun gry One Piece: Unlimited World Red, trójwymiarowej produkcji akcji z elementami RPG opartej na kanwie popularnej mangi One Piece. Gracze wcielają się w członków pirackiej załogi pod dowództwem Monkey D. Luffy’ego.