Heroes Vs Looks Like Dragon Ball Z Budokai, But Has Ultraman & Gundam Instead

By Spencer . November 7, 2012 . 3:32pm

Spike Chunsoft, the developer behind the Dragon Ball fighting games, is working on a new mashup fighting game with characters from Ultraman, Gundam, and Kamen Rider. The gameplay reminds me of the Dragon Ball Z Raging Blast series, perhaps Spike Chunsoft is using the same engine? Heroes Vs has these heroes in its roster so far:

 

  • Ultraman Mebius
  • Ultraman Zero
  • Utraman Nexus
  • Alien Empera
  • Kaiser Belial
  • Dark Zagi
  • Kamen Rider W
  • Kamen Rider OOO
  • Kamen Rider Den-O
  • Kamen Rider Eternal
  • Dinosaur Greeed
  • Nega Den-O
  • Gundam 00
  • G Gundam
  • Turn A Gundam
  • Reborns Gundam
  • Master Gundam
  • Turn X Gundam
  •  

    Namco Bandai is really pushing the Ultraman X Gundam X Masked Rider setup. Lost Heroes, a dungeon RPG with all three series, came out in September and Great Battle Fullblast, a beat ‘em up, was released in March. Heroes Vs is scheduled for February 7, 2013 in Japan.


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    • KyoyaHibari

      Ugh…dat Turn A mustache…

    • JonathanisPrimus

      Spike Chunsoft developed the Budokai Tenkaichi, Raging Blast, Ultimate Tenkaichi, and Tenkaichi Tag Team games. Those are very different from the Budokai games which are developed by Dimps.

      • http://www.siliconera.com Spencer

        Ah yeah, you’re right! I’ve played so much Raging Blast I forgot about Dimps. Thanks for the correction.

    • Gyro Zeppeli

      Roster could use some Kuuga and some Zeta Gundam.

    • Shuryou

      Don’t forget the awesome dodgeball minigame that had these characters too.

      • http://www.siliconera.com Spencer

        Yeah, that one was my favorite too, but I didn’t think anyone else remembered it. Siliconera covered it a lot!

    • ShinGundam

      Looks amazing.

    • Tre W

      “Namco Bandai is really pushing the Compati Hero revival.”

      Fixed to make it a bit more true. This game, as well as the ones you cited, are all part of a larger anthology. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compati_Hero_Series

    • 60hz

      i thought disgaea for some reason but budokai makes more sense.

    • miyamoto

      Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!

      This is awesome!

      But what happened to the Metal Heroes? Givan, Shaider, Sharivan, Blue Hawk? Where art thou, my heavy metal friends?

      I will celebrate by playing Decisive Battle on the Family Computer! 
      Ultra Ray!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5SR2VDKLRLIBWCQDDK3QWL6WHI Rayshawn

      Seems more similar to Dissida Final Fantasy, but none the less, Ultraman Kaiser Belial FTW!!!!! 

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