Who doesn’t want to be a superhero? Everyone wants to gain superpowers and fight evil. The Kamen Rider franchise featuring a motorcycle-riding masked hero has been adding to this fantasy ever since its 1971 release.
Over the years, it has inspired multiple mangas, movies, and TV shows. Like many others shows following the superhero theme, it also has a few video game titles under its belt.
Bandai Namco Entertainment had published the various game adaptations of the Kamen Rider franchise like the Kamen Rider Battle: Ganbaride, Kamen Rider: Climax, All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation and Kamen Rider: Battride War
Bandai Namco Entertainment released a trailer on their Youtube channel on July 24, announcing a new game from the Kamen Rider franchise. The game, titled ‘Kamen Rider: Memory of Heroez’, is being developed for PS4 and Nintendo Switch.
The game will launch in Japan and Southeast Asia on October 29. It will be available with English subtitles in Southeast Asia and will retail for 7600 yen in Japan.
The early purchase of the game will include:
- Three types of special motions for Kamen Rider W, OOO, and Zero-One
- Four pieces of equipment that increases experience and stamina
- Memory of Heroez
- No Life is Easily Saved
- Count Up Your Sins
- The Only One Who Can Stop You
Kamen Rider Double, Kamen Rider OOO, and Kamen Rider Zero-One will be available as playable characters and feature the following actions:
- Basic Actions that involve fighting with attacks consuming Rider power and chain them together to get a higher rank.
- Chain Actions that allow a player to select a form change and followup attack simultaneously
- Rider Power that is consumed to make powerful attacks
- Gadget Actions
- Memoria Gadgets that have different functions for different characters.
The game will also be available in A Premium Sound Edition at 11,800 yen in Japan including all the 60 additional songs that can be set as the background music for the game.
About Kamen Rider
Kamen Rider, also known as Masked Rider, is a metaseries/media mix of tokusatsu television programs and films, and manga, created by manga artist Shotaro Ishinomori.
The Kamen Rider media generally features a motorcycle-riding superhero with an insect motif who fights supervillains, often known as kaijin.
The franchise began in 1971 with the Kamen Rider television series, which followed college student Takeshi Hongo and his quest to defeat the world-conquering Shocker organization.