Downtown Nekketsu Jidaigeki: first trailer details the game modes, early purchase bonuses

Today, Arc System Works revealed the first trailer for Downtown Nekketsu Jidaigeki, the newest entry in the Kunio-kun series, and a sequel to Downtown Special: Kunio-kun no Jidaigeki da yo Zenin Shugo (on the NES). It’s coming out on May 28th in Japan, on the Nintendo 3DS.

This trailer showcases the three game modes:

– Story mode: you can have a party of up to 4 characters. There’s a tree system for skills. During battles you can use katana (a first in the series), as well as the usual items found in the levels.
– Mission mode: various missions to complet, with a time limit, ratings and more.
– Battle Royale: four players fight against each other.

Finally, there’s StreetPass: you can create and customise your own profile card, and then share it with other players.

Here’s the first trailer for Downtown Nekketsu Jidaigeki:

Arc System Works also revealed the first-print bonuses:

– a special soundtrack CD, with music from the series (34 tracks in total) and a reversible cover.
– a special Nintendo 3DS theme (only on
– a keychain (only at ebten)
– a Clear File (only at GEO)
– a badge (only at HMV Online)

Here’s some visuals of those bonuses:

Downtown Niekketsu Jidaigeki (3DS) comes out on May 28th in Japan.



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