JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle coming to North American PS3s on April 29

CyberConnect2's PlayStation 3 fighting game JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle will unleash its stylish brand of manga-based fisticuffs at the end of April, publisher Bandai Namco revealed.

Bundling all software updates released since the game's initial launch in Japan last year, the North American version of All Star Battle also features an exclusive Arcade mode. In addition to a digital release via the PlayStation Network, a disc version will be available in limited quantities on Amazon and at the Club Namco online store.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle will hit store shelves in North America on April 29. A European release is set for April 25.

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NAMCO BANDAI GAMES AMERICA INC. CONFIRMS RELEASE DATE AND PRE-ORDER DLC FOR JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: ALL-STAR BATTLE

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today confirmed that JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle will be available across the Americas on April 29, 2014 exclusively for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle will be available digitally through the PlayStation Store on the PlayStation 3 system and through a limited retail release at Amazon.com and ClubNamco.com for the United States and Canada.

Fans who pre-order their copy of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle from Amazon.com or ClubNamco.com will receive a special free DLC character!

Yoshikage Kira (Chapter 4 - Diamond is Unbreakable): Originally a salesman aspiring for a quiet life, Kira is full of contradictions and madness. Why would a man seeking discretion wear a purple suit? Why would a man seeking discretion be a serial-killer for years? Lot of questions remains unanswered around this scary man and his terrifying stand: Deadly Queen...

Shigekiyo Yangu (Chapter 4 - Diamond is Unbreakable): Nicknamed "Shigechi", like a characters of characters in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, he appears to be full of paradoxes.

Adapted from Hirohiko Araki's smash manga hit, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, the game takes characters spanning all eight incredible story arcs of the manga and pits them against each other in an epic one-on-one fighting game. With a revolutionary proprietary graphics shader system, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle gives players the feeling that they are participating in vivid and colorful battles straight from the pages of the manga. Players will be able to choose from an impressive cast of characters spanning the entire series. Each character comes with their signature moves punctuated by dynamic camera angles to capture every highlight of the fight either against computer opponents via Story Mode or human adversaries online.

For more information regarding JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, please visit http://www.namcobandaigames.com and http://www.facebook.com/namco.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.