SD Shin Kamen Rider Rumble debut trailer, details, and screenshots; English version announced for Asia

Bandai Namco has released the debut trailer, information, and screenshots for SD Shin Kamen Rider Rumbleits newly announced side-scrolling beat ’em up game, as well as confirmed it will launch in Asia with English language support alongside its Japanese release for Switch and PC via Steam on March 23. The Switch version will be available both physically and digitally .

Here is an overview of the game, via its official website:

Story

A game that inherits the setting of the Shin Kamen Rider movie. No matter how many times he is defeated, protagonist Takeshi Hongo rises again to fight for the sanctity of mankind.

System

The characters of the Shin Kamen Rider movie appears in super deformed (SD) style. In this action game, you can enjoy the thrill of becoming a fierce fighter who gets stronger with every defeat.

Characters

  • Kamen Riders
    • Kamen Rider – The transformed state of Takeshi Hongno. He fights against the evil organization SHOCKER to protect the sanctity of mankind.
    • Kamen Rider No. 2 – The transformed state of Hayato Ichimonji. He fights against the evil organization SHOCKER.
  • Enemies
    • Where Augment – A high rank member of the evil organization SHOCKER. Augmented with the abilities of a spider.

Version Differences

Switch PC (Steam)
Resolution
  • TV Mode: 1920×1080
  • Table / Handheld Modes: 1280×720
1280×720 / 1366×768 / 1440×900 / 1600×900 / 1680×1050 / 1920×1080 / 1920×1200 / 2560×1440 / 3840×2160
Frame Rate
  • TV Mode: 30 frames per second (variable)
  • Handheld Mode: 30 frames per second (variable)

The frame rate may fluctuate depending on gameplay conditions.

60 frames per second (variable)

The frame rate may fluctuate depending on gameplay conditions.

Online Player Count None
Paid Downloadable Content Paid downloadable content not included in the base game will be available.
Game Features Supports up to two players (TV Mode / Table Mode) in offline play only. Supports up to two players in offline play only.
Save Data Slots Four
Supported Controllers, etc.
  • Two Joy-Cons held vertically
  • Joy-Con Grip
  • One Joy-Con held horizontally
  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
  • Xinput Support
  • DirectInput (non-Xinput controllers) support

PC Specifications

Minimum Recommended
60 Frames Per Second Minimum (60 frames per second at 1080p resolution)

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-2125 or AMD FX-4350
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 650 Ti or Radeon R7 250
  • DirectX: DirectX 11
High Settings (60 frames per second at 1080p resolution)

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2550K or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 560 or Radeon HD 6970
  • DirectX: DirectX 11

And here is the official English overview of the game:

SD Shin Kamen Rider Rumble

The upcoming movie, Shin Kamen Rider, will be made into a beat ’em up/hack and slash game. The crazy fight between Kamen Rider and SHOCKER will now be displayed in a SD visual style, with various kinds of power up systems that lie in wait for players to experience. We hope players will be able to enjoy fight scenes where they would be able to slash down enemies in a flash with their own final build.

Be beaten and rise again! Can you fight with Kamen Rider to ensure human beings stay human? Find your answer in SD Shin Kamen Rider Rumble!

Shin Kamen RiderThe Movie

The movie, Shin Kamen Rider, has been scheduled to be released in Japan in March 2023. It was announced that the film will be produced on 3 April 2021—the 50th anniversary of Kamen Rider—and is meant as a new original work that respects the series.

The film has been written and directed by Hideaki Anno, who has created several blockbuster hits. The main character, Takeshi Hongo/Kamen Rider, is played by Sosuke Ikematsu—an actor who has created a name for himself in Japanese cinema. The heroine, Ruriko Midorikawa, is played by well-known actress, Minami Hamabe, while Hayato Ichimonji/Kamen Rider No. 2 will be played by Tasuku Emoto—a very talented individual who fits the role perfectly.

The best cast and crew in Japan today have poured their hearts and souls into the creation of Shin Kamen Rider – a story about good and evil, and how the fate of the world depends on one man who can save it from destruction.

  • Shin Kamen Rider Original Story: Shotaro Ishinomori
  • Screenplay/Directing: Hideaki Anno
  • Cast: Sosuke Ikematsu, Minami Hamabe, Tasuku Emoto

Systems

A stress-free game where players can slash all enemies on their own.

There are a total of six low-class members of SHOCKER in the usual stages. Players will face various enemies and stage gimmicks that will keep them on the edge of their seats. Enjoy exhilarating one-on-one combat action and choose who to attack carefully!’

Exciting Boss Fight

The appeal of this title lies in the challenging battles against the advanced members of SHOCKER, who await you as the bosses of each stage. Read the enemies’ attacks and strike at the moment of opportunity.
Be beaten and rise again!

Players might face defeat in the middle in the game, but the items that they collect will strengthen them and the Cyclone. If players are able to strengthen the Cyclone, they are able to skip the stages that they have cleared and get reinforced items to advance in the battle.

Watch the debut trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.

Trailer #1

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