EL SEGUNDO – Sep. 1, 2016 –GungHo Online Entertainment announced today that the iconic Japanese anime and manga series, Rurouni Kenshin, will appear in GungHo’s hit mobile title, Puzzle & Dragons. Through Sept. 5 – Sept. 18, the Rurouni Kenshin collab invites players to return to the Meiji Period of 19th century Japan and join forces alongside their favorite characters from the series in a fight against Shishio Makoto and his plan to overthrow the Meiji Government. Players can expect to face new dungeons inspired by the Kyoto-Arc of the original series, as well as collect new skill up items, including the Oniwaban-Style Kodachi Nito-ryu and Himura Kenshin’s legendary reverse-blade sword, Sakabato Shinuchi.
The collaboration will also include a new dungeon featuring four members of Shishio’s army, the Juppongatana, for players to face off against: Sawagejo Cho, Yukyuzan Anji, Uonuma Usui, Sadojima Hoji, and Shishio Makoto, himself; all of whom await players as they relive the great battles of Rurouni Kenshin’s Kyoto-Arc with five levels of increasingly difficult challenges – Intermediate, Expert, Master, Legendary, and Mythical.
Additional details on additions for the collaboration include:
Rurouni Kenshin Collab Egg Machine Characters:
- Himura Kenshin
- Sagara Sanosuke
- Saito Hajime
- Shinomori Aoshi
- Seta Sojiro
- Takani Megumi
- Kamiya Kaoru
- Myojin Yahiko
- Makimachi Misao
- Honjo Kamatari
New Ultimate Evolutions:
- Rurouni, Himura Kenshin
- 3rd Shinsengumi Unit Capt., Saito Hajime
New Skill Up Items:
- Sakabato Shinuchi
- Secret Art of Destruction
- Oniwaban-Style Kodachi Nito-ryu
- Unnamed Sword
- Kikuichimonji, Norimune
Puzzle & Dragons is a mobile gaming phenomenon that continues to see tremendous growth. The game features an addictive combination of puzzle, dungeon-crawling, and monster-collecting gameplay. In the game, players capture, collect, and evolve hundreds of elemental monsters while using quick thinking to chain combos and maximize the abilities and skills of their monsters. Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 55 million downloads worldwide and can be download from the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore.
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