Bandai Namco has released new information and screenshots of Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters introducing online battles and five playable Kamen Rider characters.
Get the details below.
■ Game Concept: Individuality VS Characteristics
Each Rider’s “Characteristic” is the key to victory!
■ Basics of Battle (2 VS 2)
The gameplay exclusive to 2 vs 2 battles! Understand your ally’s strengths and become stronger through brawls! If your strength alone cannot break through the enemy’s defense, charge through with your ally! With 2 enemies to tackle, it’s a battle of wits and strengths! Creating a 2 vs 1 situation through coordinated attacks and Rider Arts is the key to victory!
■ About Online Battles
Rank Match: Aim to be the strongest Rider!
Choose between 1 vs 1 or 2 vs 2 modes, and pit your skills against other players! (Points are awarded based on wins and losses.) While waiting for other players in a Rank Match, brush up your skills in Free Battle and other single-player modes.
Player Match: Enjoy battles with other Kamen Rider fans!
For players who wish to practice casually or interact with friends and other Kamen Rider fans, there is the Matching Room. Here, the player controls an in-game alter-ego, known as an Avatar. (Avatars will be explained later.) 1 vs 1 or 2 vs 2 modes are also available in Player Match. Comments such as “Beginners’ Welcome Room” and “Ex-Aid Fan Club” can be set to the rooms.
Basic communication is available in the Matching Lobby.
About the Matching Lobby
- Simple preset lines: Various lines can be chosen from, including iconic lines from Kamen Riders.
- Avatar Emotion: Player can set various poses, including the iconic poses of each Rider.
- Posters: Unlocked Rider Posters will be shown as a randomized slideshow.
- Balloon bursting: Something fun to do while waiting! Use various emotions to attack the balloon, and with enough damage, the balloon will burst!
Use unlocked items to customize your Avatar in your own style.
- Face: Set a Rider’s mask onto the Avatar.
- Belt: Set a Rider’s belt onto the Avatar.
Along with Face and Belt, set the emotion and preset lines to create your very own Avatar!
■ Character Introductions
Kamen Rider Ryuki
Summon Dragreder and fight together! Kamen Rider Ryuki’s Skill is “Advent: Dragreder.” Dragreder charges the enemy or circles defensively around Ryuki. Coordinate with Dragreder to execute a powerful attack.
Kamen Rider Hibiki
Hit, hit, hit “Ongekiko!” Kamen Rider Hibiki’s Skill is transforming to his “Hibiki Kurenai” form. Not only does it increase attack power, some Rider Arts will change. In addition, a key characteristic of Hibiki’s Ongekiko attacks is that continuous drumming increases sound, effects and damage.
Kamen Rider Den-O
Phantasmagoric combinations brought out by Imajins! Den-O’s Skill is “Denshagiri,” the Imaji’s powerful ultimate chain attack. The ultimate combination attack where Momotaros, Urataros, Kintaros, and Ryutaros take turns to attack (even canceling out other Rider Arts!) is Den-O’s unique ability.
Kamen Rider W
The “Baton Touch” with your partner is the key to victory! Kamen Rider W’s Skill is “Baton Touch.” Switch between Shoutaro’s Cyclone Joker and Philip’s Fang Joker with this Skill, and recover a bit of health with each switch. Decide which form to use depending on the situation, and maximize the abilities of this 2-in-1 Rider!
Kamen Rider Ghost
“Floating” like ghost, trick the enemy with agile battles! Kamen Rider Ghost’s Skill is “Mega Omega Flash.” Ghost-change into Grateful Damashii, and unleash a powerful blow. In addition, Ghost can make use of “Floating” to become invincible and maneuver in mid-air. Even when faced with 2 enemies, his ghostly actions make it hard to capture him.
Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters will launch for PlayStation 4 on December 7 in Japan, as well as in Asia with English subtitles.
View the screenshots at the gallery.