One Piece: Unlimited World Red

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One Piece: Unlimited World Red
One Piece Unlimited World RED cover art.jpeg
Packaging artwork released for all territories.
Developer(s) Ganbarion
Publisher(s) Bandai Namco Games
Director(s) Shuji Yoshida
Series One Piece
Platform(s) Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows
Release Nintendo 3DS
  • JP: November 21, 2013[1]
  • AU: June 26, 2014
  • EU: June 27, 2014
  • NA: July 8, 2014[2]
PS3, PS Vita, Wii U
  • JP: June 12, 2014
  • AU: June 26, 2014
  • EU: June 27, 2014
  • NA: July 8, 2014[3]
Microsoft Windows, PS4 (Deluxe Edition)
  • JP: August 24, 2017
  • EU: August 25, 2017[4]
  • NA: August 2017
Nintendo Switch (Deluxe Edition)
  • JP: August 24, 2017
  • EU: September 29, 2017
  • NA: September 29, 2017
Genre(s) Action/Adventure
Mode(s) Single Player
Multi Player

One Piece: Unlimited World Red (ワンピース アンリミテッドワールドレッド, Wan Pīsu: Anrimiteddo Wārudo Reddo) is an Action/Adventure video game based on the famous One Piece manga and anime. This is the thirty-sixth video game based on the series, and the fifth title in the Unlimited sub-series. It was released for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan on November 21, 2013 and released for additional platforms and in more regions the following year.[5] On March 12, 2014, the game was confirmed to be releasing in North America, Europe, and Japan in 2014 on Wii U, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.[6] The Wii U version does not have a physical retail release in North America and Australia. Whilst other versions were released by July 8, 2014 in North America, the PlayStation Vita version was released in the region on July 14, 2014, and its limited retail release was sold exclusively via GameStop stores.

An enhanced port of the game was released on the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan on August 24, 2017.[7]

Reception[edit]

The game has a score of 71% on Metacritic.[8] IGN awarded it a score of 7.0 out of 10 and said "The Straw Hat Pirates all put up a fight in this exciting but sometimes exhausting brawler adventure.".[9] PlayStation Lifestyle awarded it a score of 6.0 out of 10, saying "There is a good game here hidden under layers of tacked on mini-games and half-baked ideas."[10] Destructoid awarded it score of 7 out of 10, saying "One Piece Unlimited World Red is a very standard action game that won't excite masters of the genre, but it has more than enough charm to make up for its simplicity."[11] Nintendo Life awarded it 7 out of 10, saying "Unlimited World Red is a good example of a licensed game done well."[12]

As of May 8, 2015, it has sold 650,000 copies.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ワンピース アンリミテッドワールド レッド - バンダイナムコゲームス公式サイト". Bandaigames.channel.or.jp. Retrieved 2014-03-13. 
  2. ^ http://nintendoeverything.com/one-piece-unlimited-world-7, 2-1red-hitting-europe-on-june-27-north-america-in-july/
  3. ^ http://nintendoeverything.com/one-piece-unlimited-world-red-hitting-europe-on-june-27-north-america-in-july/
  4. ^ http://www.vandal.net/noticia/1350691226/one-piece-unlimited-world-red-deluxe-edition-confirmado-en-occidente/
  5. ^ "One Piece Unlimited World Red 3DS Game Revealed". Anime News Network. 2013-05-23. Retrieved 2014-03-13. 
  6. ^ 2014-03-12, One Piece: Unlimited World Red coming west this year on PlayStation 3, Wii U, PS Vita, and 3DS, Gematsu
  7. ^ Romano, Sal (May 15, 2017). "One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition debut trailer, screenshots". Gematsu. Retrieved May 15, 2017. 
  8. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/playstation-3/one-piece-unlimited-world-red
  9. ^ http://uk.ign.com/articles/2014/07/23/one-piece-unlimited-world-red-review
  10. ^ http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2014/07/21/one-piece-unlimited-world-red-review-swashbucklin-time-ps3/#/slide/1
  11. ^ Carter, Chris, 2014-07-17, "Review: One Piece Unlimited World Red" (https://www.destructoid.com/review-one-piece-unlimited-world-red-278172.phtml). Destructoid. Accessed 26 June 2016.
  12. ^ Sleeper, Morgan, 14 September 2014, "Review: One Piece Unlimited World Red" (http://www.nintendolife.com/reviews/3ds/one_piece_unlimited_world_red). Nintendo Life. Accessed 26 June 2016.
  13. ^ "BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc.: Consolidated Financial Results" (PDF). Bandai Namco. May 8, 2015. Retrieved June 19, 2017. 

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