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Update: Fans of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale will be excited that there is now more evidence bolstering a previous rumor regarding some of the game's combatants.
NeoGAF has spotted what may have been official images from the game's homepage featuring Sackboy and Raiden that have since been taken down.
Original Story: A series of images has appeared on Reddit showcasing characters and stages from Loco Roco, Heavenly Sword, BioShock Infinite, and others that could appear in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.
There isn't a whole of evidence to substantiate the legitimacy of these images, especially the characters, but the stages certainly seem believable. You can see all the images below, and it looks like stages from Loco Roco, Infamous, Ape Escape, BioShock Infinte, Resistance, Killzone, and Twisted Metal may all be appearing in the game. A stage from LittleBigPlanet that has already been confirmed also appeared in the images.
As far as the characters go, there is an image showing 12 characters. Six of the featured characters, Heihachi, Toro, Jak, and Cole, have been shown before. The others are all new. The image is obscured slightly with the word "leak" repeated all over it, but it looks like Raiden from Metal Gear Solid, Dante from the upcoming Devil May Cry from Ninja Theory, Ratchet, Sack Boy, Spike from Ape Escape, Sir Daniel Fortesque from MediEvil, Nariko from Heavenly Sword, and either the evil version of Cole or Nathan Hale from Resistance as commenters discussing the leak online have theorized, may be appearing in the game.
Again, there is no evidence to prove that any of these assets are actually from PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, other than the stages look like they could be from the game, and the characters all seem like ones that could conceivably appear in Battle Royale. If these characters and stages do turn out to be genuinely from the game, Nariko from Heavenly Sword is my favorite new character. I really adore Heavenly Sword and have always been disappointed that it seemed to fall into obscurity after it released. I would love to see it receive some recognition by appearing in All-Stars.
[via Reddit and IGN]
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hmmm...i never really got into smash bros but this sounds fun
the stages look legitimate enough
I think this will be a good game but will not be as good as other fighting games. I mean I liked Little Big Karting but it didn't feel as fun as Mario Kart. I'm not saying they are the same game I just mean LBK was most likely made to compete against MK.
Still don't see Robbit or any characters from Battle Arena Toshinden... This isn't a real Playstation roster, so I don't care.
alright now give me crash and sora and you can have my money
If these stages and characters are to be true...then I'm totally getting this!
If anything from MediEvil is in this game, I'm getting it. That's all I have to say about that.
Please let Ratchet get in. Nice to see they're finally putting in more first party games/exclusives. This game should show off Playstation exclusives, Bioshock is on the 360, so the Big Daddy is a horrible addition with this number of characters. I'm still excited for this game, about time Sony realized they should have a mascot fighter.
They have to add Aya Brea from parasite eve. As well as Lara Croft. She was the unofficial mascot for Sony in the 90's.
the leak was basically confirmed today by playstation stating that those ARE going to be characters in the game
of course Sackboy is in the game, it's pretty much the biggest Sony character in North America save Nathan Drake