SuperBot's Smash Bros. look-alike PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale headed to PS3 in 2012; roster includes Kratos, Parappa the Rappa, Sweet Tooth, more.
The rumors were right. Today, Sony officially announced PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, a Smash Bros.-esque fighting game headed to the PlayStation 3 this year.
In development at SuperBot Entertainment, the title is a four-player "mash-up brawler" that includes a roster of iconic Sony characters. Confirmed characters thus far include Kratos, Parappa the Rappa, Sly Cooper, Colonel Radec, Sweet Tooth, and Fat Princess.
Players will duke it out on a host of Sony-themed environments with static and interactive elements. Locales confirmed for the game include the underworld setting of God of War's Hades, Ratchet & Clank's cityscape Metropolis, and Jak and Daxter's Sandover Village.
As detailed on the PlayStation Blog, All-Stars Battle Royale will feature a number of single- and multiplayer game modes, as well as online play complete with a "robust" tournament option. For more on All-Stars Battle Royale, check out GameSpot's just-published hands-on preview.
Nintendo and Sora Ltd. better bring up their "A", melee was good intil people started abusing L-cancel, wave dashing and other etc.
@ZomDie420 Heck yes, Definitely a game worth playing.
Surprising..i didn't realize that Sony had enough platform exclusive or "classic characters" to make a full-game. Or is it going to be a PSN exclusive? Ahh i remember when Sega had their All-Star fighting game...Gamepro hyped it up so much when i was a youth heh
pointless to see xbox create a brawling game master chief has already destroyed his comp would love to see master cheif take on snake and kratos could see it now kratos would try and go all greek on mc with his vasseline then mc would pop a cap in his rear. and snake would coward down in a corner begging for mercy.
@Ansem_Rev did you b!thc this much at SEGA all-star racers? or the ninja turtle brawler? no? then shut it!!!!!
People are angry that this looks like Brawl. Why? Was Brawl a bad game? At least we can be fairly certain of the gameplay being solid. Companies do this kind of stuff all the time. Capcom did it with with just about every crossover fighting game they ever made, Konami did it in DreamMix TV World Fighters, Ubisoft had that Volleyball game thing... Square-Enix had Itadaki Street, and Dissidia. If all this is toward the name... well, what would YOU call it?
@Ansem_Rev Wow now your calling me a Fanboy like I give a dam.No your bring MS Mascots up that have nothing to do with a Game with from Sony.
@Ansem_Rev majority share holder =/= owner, rare still has say in what they do or don't do microsoft just has a large amount of "influence" learn some basic business management and try again, besides that doesnt change the fact that they aren't exclusive they were on N64 first.
@Promised_Trini Dude you're a Sony fan of coarse you dont like the idea of me bringing up MS characters we have better ones. Master Chief can kill anyone on Sony's Roster ALL DAY every day . Whats Kratos gonna do slash him with his chaos blades? On what The Spartan Suit ... Pathetic.
@Ansem_Rev That's possibly the dumbest thing I've seen anyone write on this site. Master Chief would kill anyone on Sony's roster because he has a suit? Go back to your 360, fanboy.
@RaddaRaddaRadda AND YES ITS AN EXCACT CLONE THOUGH ZOMG they ripped off Motion Control and Smash Bros. I mean Sony is so unorginal right now it makes me sick
@RaddaRaddaRadda Yeah Snake came from Nintendo and Sonic is not Exclusive true . Notice how Smash bros. Brawl sucked? If they had stuck with more of the NINTENDO only characters the game would have been better.
@RaddaRaddaRadda Let's not forget the Capcom Vs. series. Look at those mashups. I don't want to say that it's a complete clone of Smash Bros. but it is kinda hard to say it's not. Same reason most fighting games are alike as well (Tekken, Street Fighter, etc) yet no one ever really called foul on those beasts. Let them actually release the game or more info before we jump the gun.
@Ansem_Rev: Also, Metal Gear Solid isn't exclusive, yet Smash has Snake. Same with Sonic the Hedgehog. Your argument: null and void.
@Ansem_Rev: Didn't know you could make your own racers, karts, and tracks in Mario Kart. Tell me more... Smash Bros. is the most successful mash-up, but taking a bunch of characters across multiple series is nothing new. Sega Superstar Tennis. That Final Fantasy fighting game I forget the name of. Hell, even the original Super Mario Kart took characters from multiple games. And even if Mario Kart was the first (I don't know if it was or not), it doesn't mean every single mash-up that follows is a copy. Oh, you did it first? Cool. So what? And to be fair, Nintendo has done mash ups of so many damn things, any mash-up Sony or Microsoft does is gonna get the criticism of copying. Baseball, racing, soccer, tennis, fighting, Olympics... Mario's done it all. One of them was bound to stick, I suppose.
Pandering to the kiddies now Sony. Why? Crossovers are good when they make some sort of sense. The new Nintendo 3DS Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition (Pokémon Conquest) seems a more logical pairing than this WTF game potpourri.
@Ansem_Rev Cry me a river,cause that's all your doing.Man you are butt hurt when you have to start bringing up MS mascots.Your only lying to yourself now.
@Promised_Trini Cloud will never be in this game Its Square Enix. Tidus will never be in this game. Final Fantasy is not exclusive. and yes its worth Mentioning Microsoft Characters because they have better characters for this type of game. And I find it funny you mention being butt hurt yeah i am this is an insult to Nintendo once again. Sony " what Nintendo makes we take " 1. Playstation move - IDENTICAL COPY 2. Mod Nation racers - Mario Kart 3. Smash bros - Sony All Stars Im sure they've tried to take more ideas but you know cant think of any right now. Nintendo is the only company with the roster for this type of game
Another crackling new idea from those innovators at Sony. I can't wait for the follow-up games, Super Nario Brothers and The Legend Of Melda.
@Ansem_Rev Okay I think people get it already man like dam,you seem butt hurt about something why?.You afraid that Cloud from FF7 could end up the game,Hell even Tidus from FFX could be in the game.Also calling another user retarded(Do you have any idea the real meaning of that word).Also trying to bring up MS Mascots as well you really are hurting about this game.
@Ansem_Rev Conker, Banjo and Kazooie aren't microsoft they are owned by Rare and were originally on N64, Nintedo may have sold their shares to microsoft but Rare holds the rights for those 3 they can put them on any system they want.
Okay Sony fans. CLOUD IS NOT EXCLUSIVE . Its Square enix , CRASH IS ON XBOX Sypro is ON nintendo machines .... WAKE UP
@Spacerac Buddy doesnt matter if it was Once upon a time were talking about EXCLUSIVES NOW> and Final Fantasy Characters are not Exclusive now. Crash NO LONGER EXCLUSIVE the fact that this other dude is talking about Final Fantasy proves this Sony fans think they had Final Fantasy first when really Nintendo had all of it at one point.
@Fezzinator101 I don't know what happened to my comment, but I said that what I said to you was intended to be a joke and that I had echoed your sentiment a few comment pages back saying that I also would like to see 90s Crash and Spyro in this fighting game. @Ansem_Rev so you're seriously going to pull out characters that were Nintendo characters once upon a time just to inflate Microsoft's "stable?" Uh huh. Fanboy.
Microsofts exclusive characters .... Joanna Dark Conker Master Chief Marcus from Gears Alan Wake dude Hero of Fable Banjo & Kazooie Viva Pinata dudes .... Well so far Microsoft has better Characters than Sony.... That i can tell
WOW dude Cloud and Sora are not Exclusive remember Square enix Remember Kingdom Hearts on NINTENDO DS? Oh u dont right you're a tool
I think it looks like it'll be 'potentially' good (still not entirely convinced) but one thing that strikes me more than others is that the visuals are a little muddy / confusing, hence why they seem to have coloured borders to identify characters as it zooms out more. That's very visually awkward and quite ugly on characters who it doesn't suit there visual style i.e. it's a lot less jarring on Parappa the Rapper than it is on Kratos. If they could sort that visual uglyness out a bit I'd be happy to get the game if it includes lots of good characters. Namely I want a balance of old PS1 memories such as Spyro, Croc, Crash Bandicoot, Lara Croft, Jill Valentine etc. with some of the more tougher and cooler ones like Snake, Cloud and Sephiroth etc. I will be greatly saddened if they chuck in some of the more cliche and boring characters while missing the really memorable ones as I don't want Drake instead of Snake or other similar examples.
Besides the Obvious, Look-a-Like Rip-off. I think most people will be annoyed by Naive Sony Fanboys, either claiming to be an Original game or thinking Nintendo copied Sony PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. :P which in both case is far-fetch.
Cause of some stupid comments I have read here.On this very site makes me a shame to be Gamer at times.So what people if it looks like a rip off...Do any of you know your history on Fighting games at all...And yes this game is a fighting game...
@Akijo nothing is wrong with taking ideas and applying them in another game. all FPS's look the same. A lot of gamers bought CoD MW3 and Battlefield 3. They're too similar, and yet people enjoyed them both.
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