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Yep, One Piece: Unlimited World RED Sure Sounds Like Monster Hunter


One Piece: Unlimited World RED has a release date in Japan. Namco Bandai’s Monster Hunter-esque One Piece game will be released in November for the Nintendo 3DS, V Jump magazine reveals.


In One Piece: Unlimited World RED, the Strawhat crew are in a place named Transtown, which you’ll help build up through battling and exploration. You’ll gather raw materials and, using these, help the town grow and increase its facilities. Along the way, the townsfolk will assist you with hints.


Yep, that sounds like Monster Hunter. In fact, One Piece: Unlimited World RED also assigns unique abilities to each character, which almost separates them into classes. For example, Usopp can be a sniper and Franky can create a cannon on the spot.


One Piece: Unlimited World RED will be available on November 21st for 5,980 yen. Pre-ordering the game will allow buyers to download a Luffy Exploration Costume based on the Strong World movie, as well as a quest with Portgas D. Ace as a playable character.


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.