Namco X Capcom Heroes Return As Project X Zone Playable Characters

By Spencer . July 24, 2012 . 2:10am

efraRemember Reiji Arisu and Xiaomu from Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier? These characters are actually guests from an earlier Monolith Soft game, Namco X Capcom.


Famitsu confirmed Reiji and Xiaomu will also be in the Capcom, Sega, and Namco Bandai crossover game, Project X Zone as playable characters. KOS-MOS is also in Project X Zone making this a little Monolith Soft reunion.


Bahn from Fighting Vipers is also in Project X Zone as a solo character. So, you can pair Bahn up with Street Fighter world warriors Ryu and Ken or Virtua Fighter contenders Akira and Pai.

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  • Romored

    How can this game become even more awesome to every new update?

  • Shadowman

    Ah cool let’s get more people in on this. Do you think where getting wesker, or Klonoa and Guntz in on this game.

  • Uh-oh. If these two are in, Saya could not be far behind as an antagonist again.

    Also, looking forward to hear a remix of either: or as their themes.

    • LynxAmali

       Given a lot of things and if this does reference Endless Frontier, Saya’ll probably be with the good guys for a bit too.

      Well, given the fact that Endless Frontier Exceed has this:

  • ragnarok989

    I was wondering how they haven’t announced them yet. The game is basically a sequel to Namco X Capcom why WOULDN’T they be there.

  • epy

    Alright!! Now this game is complete!

    • Guest

      nooooo!  Still needs:

      Ryo Hazuki (Shenmue)
      Segata Sanshiro
      Kazama Kiryu (Yakuza)
      Jet Set Radio
      Gene (Godhand)
      Rent-A-Hero #1
      Date Masamune (Sengoku Basara)
      Onimusha characters
      Sabine & that frog dude (Legend of Valkyrie)
      Wonder Momo
      Leon Kennedy
      Sarah Bryant

      • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

        Lol, i believe they will keep them for……. Project X Zone 2?^_^

        • British_Otaku

          Rather that than DLC but names like Sonic who are the face of a company and wildcards like Segata Sanshiro and such shouldn’t be forgotten.

          • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

            Lol, you want people to complain about DLC again there? I mean, for the first series here, they had done not bad there and “Segata Sanshiro” there is not even known at all outside of Japan.

            I think the main reason why the try not using Sonic is because they wanted to maintain mostly only human appearance characters there rather than other races ones.

          • British_Otaku

            Doing okay for the first game if this is a series, doesn’t excuse it looking like a poor deal today from just missing a vital character from SEGA despite having the faces of Capcom done quite well. Also, DLC is received more poorly in Japan though it would probably only be a backlash if it cuts content on the level of Kaizoku Musou or Gundam Unicorn on the PS3 (see their Amazon reception).

            I’m not sure how not being known outside of Japan affects chances, as it stands this is a Japan exclusive title which has chosen to feature characters from the most recent Valkyria Chronicles as well. Toro is a mascot for PlayStation who just made a worldwide stage through PlayStation All Stars and Street Fighter X Tekken. I would agree that he isn’t as likely as Sonic, Ryu or Mega Man.

            You aren’t the first person to propose “They want to keep people mostly human looking”, however crossovers are the last type of game which should be limiting based on Anthropomorphism being involved considering others including Namco X Capcom never cared. It’s one of the oddest suggestions since “Ridley is too big” to justify a lack of something obvious, a point which would be shattered if there was a single animal person in there or looking at other crossgames.

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    YES.^_^ Xiaomu is also coming there.^_^ and Bahn from Fighting Vipers?

    Lol, If only they can get SNK character here, this will surely be fighting game character party there lol.^_^

  • cj_iwakura

    Yep, not NxC without R&X.

  • Zurashii


    …it was very predictable… but nevertheless


  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    I loves me some Xiaomu.

    Although, I was playing Namco X Capcom the other day and I didn’t really understand the battle system. It was an extremely primitive version of what would eventually be Endless Frontier

  • kylehyde

    Now we need Suzuka-Hime and Aschen Brödel and the reunion is going to be complete. I hope thety make it to the cast.

    • sd28

      how could you forget axel almer and the rest 

      • kylehyde

        The problem is that I’ve never have the chance of playing the sequel of this game since it wasn’t localized (one of the few thing that I recriminate atlus) so I don’t have a fond for them, but still I hope that Saya made it to the cast too.

  • yes yes yes now please have klonoa please i miss him so much.

  • XiaomuArisu

    Now give us the song “Brave new world”and localiz it!

  • drproton

    I’ve been waiting for this since they were conspicuously absent from the initial lineup.

  • SetzerGabbiani

    Finally.  Many of us were waiting for this announcement, lol!  Too bad it seems Sonic and friends got the axe.

    • Neophoton

       Well, didn’t stop them from having Klonoa’s characters in Namco x Capcom. I wouldn’t really expect Sonic, but I also wouldn’t write him off as having no chance either.

  • GWTrinku

    Hah! Fighting Vipers!
    I played the crap out of that game on my Saturn!

  • Neophoton

    Woah.. I still remember playing Namco x Capcom many moons ago. Used to love that game, as poor of a SRPG as it is. Endless Frontier was pretty fun, however… Seeing this as a crossover title borrowing the same type of gameplay from NxC, I’m not terribly surprised that Reiji and Xiaomu are in. 

  • LynxAmali

    Won’t be the same without Saya.
    God damn Saya.

    There’s still a chance, right?
    I mean, we have T-elos in it.
    I want to see my further multidimensional adventures of Saya and T-elos, dang it!

  • sd28

    good it would feel weird for this game not to have kyosuke and excelen mark 2 as this game is basically the sequel to there own 

  • Visa Vang

    Me want moar Kos-Mos and  Suzuka-hime!!

  • Glad to see both Reiji and Xiaomu made it. Both are pretty kick butt in their own right. This game will certainly be a worth-while investment for Endless Frontier fans.

  • I’m so, so happy! Really, Suzuka-Hime, Aschen, Sonic & Tails, an this game is complete! Klonoa thrown in as a Solo Character, for good measure! Why him as a Solo Character? That way, he can be with four different characters in a single round, instead of 3 + his partner-up from NxC.

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