Namco Bandai has officially teamed up with Tecmo Koei to produce One Piece: Pirate Musou for the PS3. After much speculation about the Tecmo/Namco team-up, this week's issue of Shonen Jump confirms the title which will see Eiichiro Oda's eccentric pop-art pirates fighting through wave after wave of enemies, Dynasty Warriors style.
While the count down clock on the Namco Bandai website has another day and a half to go before One Piece: Pirate Musou is officially announced, scans of the upcoming Jump issue-reveal have leaked online; sending console game-deprived One Piece fans
like this pressed Naruto-hating Franky fanboy into a frenzy.
The scan confirms that the game will include content from the One Piece: New World timeskip, as well as the Marineford arc which takes place immediately prior. However as is the case with most Jump reveals any actual facts about the game are sparse. Fans can look forward to the Tokyo Game Show, and the Namco Bandai site once the countdown completes, for more information on the title. And US fans can begin praying to whomever they pray to that this one gets a release over here.
But the PS3 is region free so w/e
You can see the full-sized scan right here.
With any hope this game will feature the fabulous cross-dressing ballerina Mr. 2 Bon Clay and his Frank-N-Furter-esque leader Emporio Ivankov as playable characters.