Only one can be the true king of the beasts!
Japanese game publisher Nippon Columbia today announced the upcoming release of Ishu Saikyou Ou Zukan: Battle Colosseum in Japan. The game is a simulation style title and is set to launch exclusively in Japan on December 15th, 2022 for a cost of 6,380 yen.
Ishu Saikyou Ou Zukan is a popular illustrated book series in Japan, and this will be the long-running franchise’s first jump to video games.
The game will see players training various creatures to determine which is the strongest through intense battles. 24 species in total will be included. The game also aims to be educational, featuring factual information about each beast.
Screenshots, along with an overview of the title, can be found below with translation provided via Gematsu.
- About the Saikyou Ou Zukan Series
Saikyou Ou Zukan is a simulation picture book series created with the concept of “who would be the strongest if all of the creatures in the animal kingdom, world of dinosaurs, and so on battled it out in a tournament?” So far, battles have unfolded in the realms of “animals,” “extinct creatures,” “dinosaurs,” “yokai,” “bugs,” “monsters,” and even “underwater” to determine the number one creature. The battles have extended to even “myths” and “dragons,” and the latest book Eiyuu Saikyou Ou Zukan has been a massive hit since its release! The momentum never ends!
- Game Overview
Become a Researcher and Train the Strongest Creatures
The time is the future. The “Strongest King Research Lab” has successfully reproduced the strongest creatures in 3D using cutting-edge augmented reality technology. And so a battle tournament will be held among the virtual creatures to determine the “Strongest King.” As a researcher, players will train creatures to win tournaments to determine the Strongest King.
Unimaginable Dream Battles Realized
“Lion vs. Tyrannosaurus,” “Asian Giant Hornet vs. African Elephant,” and so on are just some of the unimaginable battles that you will only be able to experience in Ishu Saikyou Ou Zukan: Battle Colosseum.
Intense Battle Scenes
When the creatures you trained participate in battle tournaments, an intense battle scene will unfold. Your eyes will be glued to the heated scenes of fighting and defending as they battle it out for victory.
24 Different Species! Including Biological Data for Each Creature
A mass gathering of 24 species, including bugs, animals, extinct creatures, and even dinosaurs. The game also features real biological data for each creature, so you can learn about them in detail while playing.