The Most Ambitious Manga Fighting Game - Jump Ultimate Stars (www.youtube.com)
from kratoz29@lemm.ee to retrogaming@lemmy.world on 31 Jan 20:04
https://lemm.ee/post/22456111

Check out this amazing covering of a lot of aspects of this truly gem for Nintendo DS, which thanks to Wimmfi can be played online yet either with original hardware or through emulation, he kindly shared.

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pastermil@sh.itjust.works on 01 Feb 01:42 collapse

What the fuck is L (from Death Note) doing in a fighting game??

CosmoNova@lemmy.world on 01 Feb 01:55 next collapse

Have you seen his kick? Anyway I remember it being quite fun, though mostly because of the recognizable assemble.

pastermil@sh.itjust.works on 01 Feb 03:08 collapse

You mean the part when he fought with Light while being bound to him?

CosmoNova@lemmy.world on 02 Feb 09:40 collapse

Yes. Light is in the game too btw.

kratoz29@lemm.ee on 01 Feb 02:08 next collapse

Well, kicking ass I guess ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

swordsmanluke@programming.dev on 01 Feb 02:48 next collapse

… Befriending his opponent and trying to convince them not to kill him in a tense series of cat and mouse conversations?

djidane535@sh.itjust.works on 01 Feb 06:14 collapse

Not all characters are playable characters.

This game has been released on the Nintendo DS. The idea is to compose your own manga page on the bottom screen with well-known cells from multiple manga. Some cells represent playable characters, some are support characters (doing move as an assist) and others have just passive abilities.

The cells also reinforce each other if they are touching and have « something » in common (eg: from the same manga, or both are the main protagonist of their manga, …).

During the battle, you tap the cells on the touch screen to switch character or call support characters. That’s how they could integrate many characters, even if they do not fight.