Namco Bandai’s Digimon Celebration Continues With Digimon Adventure

By Spencer . August 21, 2012 . 2:02am

Namco Bandai trickled out a few screenshots from Digimon Adventure. This PSP game follows the original Digimon anime series and makes Taichi Kamiya the main character. Agumon, of course, is in Digimon Adventure too.


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Digimon Adventure’s genre is "dramatic RPG" and is slated for release on PSP in 2013.

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  • Loukas Stamatakis

    Season 1 was the best digimon season EVER!!!

  • is this really a psp game? the graphic is really smooth, no jaggies….

    • MrRobbyM

      Well, these are just screenshots. They’re also shrunk down a bit. It won’t look that smooth on the PSP.

      •  Wrong, the pictures are the same resolution as the PSP. In motion it will probably look better like many games did before.

        • MrRobbyM

          I’m just saying screenshots are usually upscaled and they ARE shrunk down a bit so you’ll definitely see a slight increase in jaggies compared to these screens.

          •  NB never really did that with their previous games. The screenshots from Re:Digitize all looked pretty jagged and all that. The cellshade is the main reason it looks so smooth. Either that or the fact that all the pictures are Jpeg. But judging from the screen released for RD, I don’t think these are scaled. Technicalities aside, the game looks nice and that’s all we should care about.

    • Probably due to cel-shading?

  • Woah nice looking PSP quality screenies!!  They’ve getting good at making nice looking PSP game.

    I hope tht this at least hv better chance to get localise seeing Adventure getting a rerelease….

  • Tales_of_Master

    Holy ****, these screenshots look amazing. God damn it NB, we’re still waiting for RE:Digitize, and you went ahead and revealed this >:c Seriously we need both Digigames in the west. We need some Digimon to balance out all the Pokemon games we’re getting (not that I’m complaining mind you :P).

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    I kinda got teary eyed, this looks awesome I think I’m going to rewatch 
    Season 1  now lol 

  • I only have 2 wishes:-
    a) please dotn be like DMW1-gameplay. Re;Digitize is enough.
    b) allow either the ability to use more than just Agumon(though I dont really mind since I adore MetalGreymon) or Agumon’s branch evolutions. *hinthintShineGreyVictoryGrey*

    • XiaomuArisu

       Look at the first screenshot,looks like we can command the whole gang.

    • it appears to be a fusion between DMWDATS/DMW3/DMW2 gameplays
      DMWDATS = Digimon World Data Squad

  • Reno Evangelista

    A bit too fanservicey. I’d prefer they just make a really good Digimon game, which I’m hoping Re: Digitize will be.

    Hopefully this doesn’t end up like Grand Knights / Dragon’s Crown and they end up having to sack one project to work on the other.

    •  Re:Digitize has been out for a month now and it turned out very good.

      • Reno Evangelista

        An English release?


    *Cue Miyazaki Ayumi’s “Braveheart”*

  • Natat

    Wow if this isn’t a blast from the past…

  • Xapth

    Looking at this somehow reminds me of how cool I thought Matt / Yamato was back then…

    I really like the traditional look to the battle system here.

    So if it’s based on the original anime, we should be seeing anime locations in the game… like Toy Town! 

    If this was localized and released digitally on the PSN, it would be available to both PSP and Vita users. Doesn’t sound impossible, so I’ll keep my fingers crossed!

  • Rihawf

    I can’t believe this.
    is this a dream?

  • Tommy Lee

    Seems like they’re testing the market to see how games similar to the Digimon games on the Wonderswan would do.

  • Tre W

    Judging by the screens, it looks safe to presume that Taichi and Agumon won’t be the only Digimon fielded at times. You can see Gabumon and Tentomon in action too.

    I guess my main question is…will there be any way to possibly change-up the storyline any, if you make certain different choices that Taichi didn’t make canonically? I mean, as much as Adventure holds a special place in my heart, it’ll be a bit boring if I have no reason to play the game more than once…

    • Right …and when Taichi had to choose between two cards at the 1st third part of the anime …it’ll be good if they made Us choose between them and a slight different thing happens depend on your choose

  • LazuliteLiamz

    Wow, that looks amazing. I think the graphic style is similar to Digimon Masters Online (Online PC MMORPG). Localization.. please.. I’ll buy 5 copy :(
    And is that turn-based battle system?! *drool* :Q

  • I neeeeeeeeeeed this.

  • Code

    rar, man this brings back memories uwu And they really nailed the visual style. I’m kind of curious how Re:Digitize was, but I have to admit, this one really captured my attention a little more >__>; 


  • I’m not gonna draw conclusions yet, but this looks like something that could be released in the West, given the prior fanbase.

  • SirRichard

    Yeeeep, there’s that lovely buzz of nostalgia rolling in. More than ready to import it, because I don’t think localisation is very likely at this point.

  • That Greymon digivolution animation…
    Does that mean we get to see Agumon and Gabumon warp digivolve the same way they do in the original series!?
    *passes out*

    • Christopher Nunes

      I hope so!

      Just seeing the screenshot of Greymon’s digivolution animation is nostalgia overdrive for me! :’D

  • Okay, this looks fantastic. I already thought that Re:Digitize looked amazing, but this just tops it with the cell shade. However, I still highly prefer the art style of the other game… Honestly, where’s my localization?

    • Right the Art on RE:DIGITIZE is better but Who cares .
      Our lovely 1st (!) anime Became A game.

      •  We had Digimon Adventure games before and to be honest, I prefer Tamers over any other animated Digimon. But still, I will get this game. It looks really fantastic and brings back memories already.

  • FFmax

    Please localize this! 

  • Crimson_Cloud

    Really hope we get the original soundtrack implemented into the game. But yeah, nostalgia is kicking in. ^^

  • I haven’t played RE:DIGITIZE yet(!) ..
    But i think the Developers made the two games with the Same 3d Mods like (DMW1/DMW2/DMW card) anyone thinks the same?

    • Hard to say. It’s a practical choice to cut down resource cost, for the very least. And from what I saw on Japanese walkthrough wikis for Re:Digitize, all the main protagonist Digimon from Adventure are in there already.

      Re:Digitize is developed by Tri-Crescendo, but I’m not sure about this RPG yet. Still, the data technically belongs to Bandai all the same, so I would think it’s up to their decision – and from my observations, they certainly wouldn’t mind a corner-cut without much impact to final product’s quality.

    • LynxAmali

      Which Re: Digitize turn reused models from Savers: Another Mission/ DW Data Squad on the PS2.

      Just a nice little tidbit.

      Wouldn’t surprise me if some of the assets were reused.

  • Kuhile Brodeur

    I wish you could change the character on the map. I’d rather run as Matt than Tai.

    • IsaacGravity

      I’d rather have Izzy as my map character myself really…

      • Göran Isacson

        Joe, all the way.
        *Just gonna sit ehre in the unpopular opinion corner*

        • Kuhile Brodeur

          No it’s okay. Gomamon did nothing pretty much but he was my favorite of the eight main Digimon.

          • Göran Isacson

            Oh you and me both bro. You and me both. I have always had this strange pull to the “useless” characters in kids shows- the ones that are always in the background and are always overshadowed by others, like Bumblebee in the G1 Transformers, Piccolo in Dragonball Z, Tom in Tom and Jerry… I guess I just always wished that TODAY would be the episode where they would get to shine.

            That Joe just happened to be the only sane man, a role I’ve had to shoulder far too often among my social circle, also helped.
            Izzy and Tentomon for second favorite, though.

          • Steven Higgins

            You can have any character you want as the map character, you just have to chose them as the party leader at the beginning of the chapter. I’ve been watching a play through and it shows this to be true. Of course that means that no one will probably read this since this is an old article at this point.

  • Silver Phoenix

    Digimon Tamers will always remain my favorite because of how adult it was in theme. It had fantastic characters and it was just overly awesome. I thought Data Squad sucked at first but later it started to remind me of Tamers. I just hated the new artists.

    They really should have made this game for the Vita with the ability to download on PSP. Either way you’ll be able to play it on the Vita through downloading the PSP game, and the screen should make it look even better.

  • konsama

    And it’s confirmed they are using Re:Digitze digimon models, that’s great.

  • Hinataharem

    Digimon will always be the champions

  • $30632660

    Since it follows the original anime, does that mean I get to beat Matt’s face in?

  • darkfox1

    So this is a turn based RPG and Re Digitize is a Action RPG  or real time RPG right? I feel the turn based fits Digimon more. I LOVED the PS2 Data squad one so im sure if this is anything like it im gonna love it too.`

  • Ben Green

    I’m very excited for this,but at the same time,if this game is completely based on the original anime,then it means the game will be very linear and there will be very few digimons and digivolutions. 

  • Steven Higgins

    Not fair.

  • JamesLat

    It`s like DMW3 on psone classic, ok I`ll wait for this

  • Renaldi Saputra

    not kamiya but yagami -_-

  • Göran Isacson

    I would have loved this game back when this show was still going on… oh who am I kidding, I’d love it now as well. Can’t help but wonder at who their intended audience is though, the kid-fans of today would probably like the latter Digimon protagonists and those who grew up on the first season might have moved on. It’s interesting alright, but I wonder who it’s for.

  • Just Tim

    If I get to play as HolyAngemon, I’m all in!

  • Nope Nope

     What are the chances of non-agumon and non-gabumon digimon getting acess to their Mega levels ?

  • Bruce Wayne Jr.

    I want this game in English Please

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