PSP Digimon Game Detailed
RPG features original story and is due for release in 2012.
Details have surfaced on Namco Bandai's new PSP Digimon game, which was a revealed yesterday to be the game from the mysterious countdown teaser site Namco Bandai put up last week.
The latest issue of V Jump lists the game's full name as "Digimon World Re:Digitize." PSP's first Digimon game has the genre "Digital Growth RPG."
The game promises a new story set in a strange space that mixes the real and cyber worlds. You'll build up your Digimon partners for intense battles.
Characters introduced in the magazine include the main character and his first partner Digimon, the flame breathing Agumon who evolves into the fierce Greymon. The main character is a 14-year-old boy who likes to ride motorcycles. He finds himself stuck in the digital world, where he relies on a device, attached to his shoulder, that aids in his interaction with the Digimon.
Jump shows just a few screens from the game. One screen depicts a behind-the-shoulder view of the main character and Agumon walking through a detailed city. This is listed as the "digital world," where Digimon live. The citiscape scene from the teaser site is also in the magazine. It's listed as the "real world," which is where the main character lives. We'll apparently learn the relationship between the two worlds in later updates.
Digimon World Re:Digitize should see its full online announcement later this week. We're going to have to wait a bit to play it, though, as Jump lists the game as a year 2012 release.