Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

Bandai Namco Games have revealed details of yet another game that they will be bringing to the PS Vita. Recently teased at the Tokyo Game ShowKamen Rider: Battride War Genesis has been officially announced and will release in 2016 for PS Vita, PS3 and PS4 in Japan.

The Kamen Rider Series has appeard in Japanese media since 1971, and spans manga, tokusatsu television and film as well as video games. Although there have been various inceptions over the years, the premise centres around a motorcycle riding superhero whose costume resembles a form of insect. Stories often revolve around our hero fighting supervilians known as kaijin.

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The current games in the video game series fall into the action RPG category, with hack ‘n’ slash gameplay that will be instantly familiar to Dynasty Warrior fans. Genesis will be a follow up to Kamen Rider: Battride War II, which was released in 2014.

Fans of the series will also be interested in the full list of playable characters that was released, featuring a host of familiar names as well as new members to the team. Check it out below:

  • Kamen Rider Kuuga (Yusuke Godai)
  • Kamen Rider Agito
  • Kamen Rider Ryuki
  • Kamen Rider Faiz
  • Kamen Rider Blade
  • Kamen Rider Hibiki
  • Kamen Rider Kabuto
  • Kamen Rider Den-O
  • Kamen Rider Kiva
  • Kamen Rider Decade
  • Kamen Rider W
  • Kamen Rider Accel
  • Kamen Rider OOO
  • Kamen Rider Birth
  • Kamen Rider Fourze
  • Kamen Rider Meteor
  • Kamen Rider Wizard
  • Kamen Rider Beast
  • Kamen Rider Gaim
  • Kamen Rider Baron
  • Kamen Rider Zangetsu Shin

Sub-Riders from previous games will also be playable:

  • Kamen Rider G3-X
  • Kamen Rider Knight
  • Kamen Rider Kaixa
  • Kamen Rider Garren
  • Kamen Rider Zanki
  • Kamen Rider Gatack
  • Kamen Rider Zeronos
  • Kamen Rider Ixa
  • Kamen Rider Kuuga (Ryouta Murai)
  • Kamen Rider Diend
  • Kamen Rider Eternal

New to Battride War Genesis include:

  • Kamen Rider Mach
  • Kamen Rider Ghost
  • Kamen Rider Drive
  • Kamen Rider #1
  • Kamen Rider #2
  • Kamen Rider V3
  • Kamen Rider Stronger
  • Sky Rider
  • Kamen Rider Super 1
  • Kamen Rider X
  • Kamen Rider Black
  • Kamen Rider Amazon
  • Kamen Rider Black RX

Keep checking back to TVL for all the latest news on Kamen Rider: Battride War Genesis.

  • Lester Paredes

    Dang. I guess I’d better start learning Japanese