Nintendo 3DS

One Piece: Romance Dawn On 3DS Has Difficulty Tweaks, Dashing, And More


Namco Bandai’s One Piece: Romance Dawn RPG is headed to the Nintendo 3DS, and Namco have shared a trailer for the game that shows off in-game 3DS footage and bits of the game’s story. As previously detailed, Romance Dawn covers portions of the story such as Luffy’s childhood, as well as the series’ Marineford arc and more.



Namco Bandai have also made adjustments to the 3DS version of the game. For starters, the 3DS’ two screens will be put to use to allow for easier searching on the map on the lower screen. Additionally, Luffy also now has a dash ability.


The game’s difficulty has also been tweaked for younger players, according to Namco Bandai, in terms of enemy strength and item synthesis.


One Piece: Romance Dawn will be released in Japan on August 8th. Europe is getting the game as well. Namco Bandai have not announced One Piece: Romance Dawn for a U.S. release.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.