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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... all at once I'm interested in this game. Never been a fan of Smash Bros (nor one to be enthused by Nintendo characters in general)... but as the roster and level selection continues to diversify with more and more universes crossing over, it's becoming a bit too crazy to ignore.
Sora and Rikku (Kingdom Hearts)
Clank (Ratchet and Clank)
Old Snake and Liquid Ocelot (Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots)
This isn't even a real PlayStation Battle Royale; we have cross-platform characters and Big Daddy is the only one keeping it like that.
Considering the original Dante appeared in MvC3, I think it's smart they're putting the new Dante into this game. Same with Raiden since Solid Snake was already in SSB Brawl.
I'm personally excited for Raiden since he's always been my favorite MGS character since MGS2.
nice glad to see a few more but still not getting yet till i see a health system
I might half to buy this game if they have a lot of cool people in it
This game looks terrible, i mean the E3 presentation was a joke right?
I Wish They Add Someone From Demon Souls Or Dark Souls Maybe The Knight On The Cover .
And a Stage Too .. Boletaria Or Black Town .
Well now that Raiden is in it I'll probably get it. I mean you can have Raiden, Cole, Kratos and Nathan IN ONE GAME!
only 12 people so far? we need like 16+ no DLC unless you give us 20 free all together... and some unlockables lolz
That's wonderful, but are you really surprised that Sackboy would crash the party? ;-)
I think and hope it is true and im so excited for this game every time i see it all i see is super smash bros. :-)
They can't keep anything under wraps about this game.
Raiden being in the game would be good news, but what about 'ole Snake?
Can't wait to beat dudes up with Sackboy!
nice to see MEDIEVIL back. hopefully CRASH & SOLID SNAKE GET REVEALED AS WELL AS MAYBE A LEAK SOON.showing solid snake.he's a must!
so much for revealing those characters at gamescom.