Bandai Namco shared new information on the upcoming action game Gintama Rumble in this week’s issue of Jump magazine with new playable characters including Hijikata Toshiro and other Shinsengumi members. [Thanks, Ryokutya2089.]
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First, the story mode will feature the Courtesan of a Nation Arc and the Baragaki Arc along with some key characters.
As for new playable characters, the following characters were revealed:
- Hijikata Toshiro – Has many moves for slicing his way through battle, he’s able to group enemies together and take them out with waves of hits.
- Kondo Isao – A power-type character that boasts top attack. His speed is slow but comes with heavy hits.
- Okita Sougo – Able to keep enemies at a distance with swift swordplay. He also uses a bazooka as his special attack.
- Imai Nobume – Dual-wields blades and dances around enemies with stylish moves.
Sasaki Isaburo (Baragaki Arc) and Oboro (Courtesan of a Nation Arc) were revealed as boss characters.
Gintama Rumble releases in Japan on January 18, 2018 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. The Asia version releases on the same day for PlayStation 4.