Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 Release Date Changed, Wii U download only version and New Gameplay trailers

Tecmo Europe  has just announced that upcoming action title ‘Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2’, will be released across Europe on February 8th 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. A download only Wii U version will be available a day earlier, on the 7 of February.

Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 follows the storyline of the entire manga and offers players a variety of modes and new features:

  • Legend mode starts with a re-imagined version of ‘Raoh’ and covers ‘Celestial Emperor’ and ‘Land of Shura’. This way the game can be enjoyed by both existing fans of the manga and newcomers to Kenshiro’s post-apocalyptic world. Different characters will be controlled for each episode while ‘boss’ encounters will feature entire famous scenes from the manga.
  • Additionally, ‘Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2’ also features an episode dedicated to Ken’s faithful companions, Bat and Rin. This chapter, although part of the original manga, has never before been visualised and provides a brand new, original experience for players.
  • Over 20 playable characters will be available, including Juda, Rei, Shew, Shin, Thouzer, Jagi, Raoh, Toki, Fudo, Juza, Mamiya, Ryuga, Ein, Falco, Hyou, Kaioh, Shachi, and more.
  • Dynamic new moves.  The destructive power of the techniques of Hokuto Shinken and Nanto Seiken meet the intense action of the Warriors series to produce a thrilling experience. In addition to the signature moves of the first title, new actions such as ‘sprint’ and ‘dodge’ have been added to the move sets.
  • Dream Mode introduces new, original storylines to the Fist of the North Star Universe while bridging the gaps between parts of the main story, often focusing on some of the series’ minor characters.
  • Online Co-Op and Versus play. Four to eight players can use Dream Mode to enjoy online co-op or versus play.
If that isn’t enough to make you want to pick up the this game then check these trailers.


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George Harvey
George Harvey

George has been a games journalist for the past 3 years writing for a number of websites alongside Daniel Pepper. George has been with PushStart since it's launch in early 2010 to aid in the exploration of the gaming world. Eager to jump straight into the gaming industry scene, he is currently studying 3D Games Design at university.


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