Jan 11, 2012
Surprise guest in Square-Enix event - Umehara!
Street Fighter legend Daigo Umehara appear as special guest and pro gamer in Square-Enix press conference. This event announced upcoming arcade STG Gunslinger Stratos, Umehara talked to the game producer Nobuki Kadoi and it was revealed that Umehara already tried the game back in November. According to the announcer, he is "official supporter" of the game.
Gunslinger Stratos is an online 4 vs. 4 team battle game, players are able to choose different guns/weapons according to the selected character as well as customize it. The stages in the game are design according to the real locations in Japan (it's an idea i wish to be in game long time ago :p), and they are fully destructible. The game cabinets are all linked so they can multiplay with everyone in Japan, otherwise, player can choose to play with CPU or their own group member too.
Gunslinger Stratos is set to be release in the summer of 2012, don't forget to check out their Official Site here. It would hava a national tournament in Japan as well, officially host by Square-Enix, like what they did for Dissidia: Final Fantasy before.
Posted by sephirosuy