JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, a PlayStation 4 exclusive from Bandai Namco, is now available as a digital title in the Americas.
Now Western players will have their chance to strikie pose while teaming up with friends in the ultra-stylish, two-versus-two, 3D action-brawler that features characters from each arc of the 'JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure' anime and manga series.
Developed by Japanese video game studio, CyberConnect2, creators of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm series as well as many other fan-favorite franchises; JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven takes the world of 'JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure' in a completely new direction with an original storyline supervised by Hirohiko Araki, the creator of the original manga series.
“CyberConnect2 is famous for developing some of the best anime-based fighting game experiences in the world and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is the latest addition to its illustrious roster of great games.” said Eric Hartness Vice President of Marketing at Bandai Namco. “We’re eager to see fighting game fans in the Americas immerse themselves in the 'JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure' universe and battle it out in the most over-the-top and stylish ways possible.”
Presenting a unique two-versus-two style of gameplay, players can select their team of combatants from over 50 different characters, each with unique signature attacks familiar to fans of the 'JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure' series. Characters in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven are classified by specialized fighting styles, giving clues to the type of attacks a character may deploy along with specific strategies players may use in the midst of battle. The fighting styles can include summoning a fighting spirit to battle alongside the player’s character, harnessing energy to perform powerful attacks, fighting on horseback, and more. Players with an understanding of how each character operates will be able to tactically fight alongside their partner as they stylishly lay waste to their opponents.
Bandai Namco says that knowledge of each character’s fighting style is especially critical in the game’s four-player multiplayer mode as it enables two teams to battle each other in online matches where communication and teamwork will be key factors to achieve victory.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is rated “T” for TEEN by the ESRB.