One Piece: Unlimited World Red is now available in Japan for the Sony PlayStation 3, Sony PS Vita, Nintendo Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS! YouTube user Anime Games Online has got their hands on the game and has created an HD story walkthrough using the PS3 version! The game’s main story mode contains an original plot, never before seen in the One Piece anime/manga and consists of a proglue, 8 episodes, and the finale!
So what is the story about? Let Anime Games Online give you a complete synopsis! Note, you are about to read game spoilers so if you plan to play the game yourself, you may want to hold back!
One Piece: Unlimited World Red stars a pirate named Red who escaped from Level 6 of Impel Down when Blackbeard freed the prisoners before the Battle of Marineford. He is a pirate from White Beard and Gold D. Roger’s generation, created by One Piece author Eiichiro Oda, and aspired to be Pirate King. In the game’s prologue, Red is seen ambushing the Marines with clones of Smoker and Aokiji that he created. As Aokiji is about to kill a Marine, the soldier asks him why he is killing his nakama. At that point, Red steps in and kills the Marine himself and realizes he is missing his pen, Pato, who is with the Straw Hats elsewhere. Eventually, Red is re-united with Pato. You’ll note he has the appearance of a tanuki initially, but that’s because Pato somehow consumed a devil fruit which altered his appearance and gave him powers to change inanimate objects into living beings. All of the bosses that appear in the game’s main story – the Punk Hazard Dragon, Caesar Clown and Smiley, Crocodile, Rob Lucci, Hody, Wapol, Blackbeard, Enel, Ace, Jinbei, Kuzan, and Akainu – are clones created from leaves by Pato.
In order to achieve his goal to become Pirate King, Red realizes he needs the power of youth and to extinguish his emotions. After Red’s first official encounter with the Straw Hats he convinces Pato to create a clone of himself and then abandons the original Pato since the clone version of Pato has the same exact abilities. In the final episode of the game, the Straw Hats cross paths with Red again He unleashes doppelgangers of the Straw Hats and all of the bosses that have been seen throughout the game all at once. Of course, the Straw Hats come out on top! Red then takes out the Bat Bat Fruit, which he takes a bite out of to give him the powers of a Vampire! Red then sucks the youth out of a woman to become young again.
Luffy and Red go at and eventually Red sucks the youth out of Luffy. Red whips Luffy around for a bit, but despite his now old and fragile Luffy perseveres, preaching that age doesn’t matter and even old people should never give up on their dream, just like Whitebeard and Rayleigh! Then the aged Luffy lands a blow to Red in the face. Before Luffy can attack again, Pato jumps in to defend Red who then realizes his friendship with Pato is more important than anything else. Red gives back Luffy and the woman their energy, returning them both to their regular forms.
Red vows to become Pirate King and then challenges the Straw Hats in a battle out of respect. Both sides come out tired, but uninjured and full of mutual respect. Brook mentions he remembers Red, who’s real name was Patrick Redfield. His nickname was Pato, which he had passed on to his friend (the tanuki who was originally a pen). Red (with Pato) and the Straw Hats part ways on good terms, with Red wishing the Straw Hat’s the best of luck on their journey. The credits roll and at the very end Red looks into the distance with Pato and predicts it will actually be Luffy, who is fueled with the will and determination of Whitebeard and the straw hat of Gol D. Roger, that will one day become Pirate King!
Episode 1 – Punk Hazard
Episode 2- Alabasta
Episode 3- Enies Lobby
Episode 4- Fishman Island
Episode 5 – Drum Island
Episode 6- Skypia
Episode 7 – Foosha Village
Episode 8 – Marineford
Final Episode – Battle with Red
One Piece: Unlimited World Red will be available in Europe on June 27 and North America on July 8, 2014.