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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure continues to look bizarre in HD


Even with advance warning, we still kind of can't believe it happened: Capcom took time out during Comic-Con to announce an HD port of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure.

The implementation, as demonstrated by the new screenshots in our gallery, is quite a bit more believable: it uses the same kind of (optional) graphical filters seen in games like Street Fighter 3 Third Strike Online Edition. The completely incomprehensible imagery in every screen is just a little bit smoother. But still incomprehensible.

In addition to filters, Jojo HD will use Battle Points and Player Points with leaderboards, and will include an eight-player lobby system with a spectator function, allowing you to try to make sense of other people's fights. You can also save and view replays.

Gallery: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD | 10 Photos

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Arcade Fighting Title Confirmed for the PlayStation®Store and Xbox LIVE Arcade with HD Graphics and All New Online Features
SAN MATEO, Calif. - July 16, 2012 - Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD Ver. will be available to purchase from PlayStation®Network on August 21st for $19.99 and Xbox LIVE® Arcade on August 22nd for 1600 Microsoft Points.

A fighting game based on the popular Japanese manga series and previously released arcade games, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD Ver. features stunning HD visuals and unique, original gameplay mechanics that can be seen today in other Capcom fighting titles. Fans of the series will still be able to enjoy the classic arcade style appearance with an option to play in Arcade SD Mode, preserving the high-quality pixel art seen in the original releases.

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