X360 Wednesday, February 15, 2006 | 10:07 AM

Bomberman Act Zero scans

Bomberman Act Zero scans

Take the good old bomberman and mix it with the gritty look of Prince of Persia Warrior Within, and you get this rather strange Bomberman Act Zero. Discover it in these scans from the latest Famitsu Weekly.


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Commented on 2006-02-15 10:19:31
WOW!
this looks like a lot of multiplayer fun!
Commented on 2006-02-15 10:19:55
Interesting....
Commented on 2006-02-15 10:26:17
What..have they done to bomberman?

FIRST PERSON BOMMER.

Wow.

Bring me Bomberman on XBLA and CANCEL THIS QUICKLY :)
Commented on 2006-02-15 10:42:49
is this in first person? i think it's a great idea. imagine turning a corner and seeing a huge bomb ready to explode! i hope it turns out great
Commented on 2006-02-15 11:12:15
You can't have Bomberman first person!
No no no no no no.
Commented on 2006-02-15 11:26:14
this isn't first person on the second screen u can see the topdown view, btw i actually really like the new look of Bomberman, think the gritty look is better than the Happy smiling kiddies laying down bombs...

Edit:

U can see the camera on different heights on the second scan; maybe their's a 3d camera that u can manipulate yourself....
Commented on 2006-02-15 11:27:51
It doesn't appear to be first person at all, looks more like an isometric third person. Could be interesting, though the Bomberman style is iconic and this seems to miss the mark slightly.
Commented on 2006-02-15 11:29:35
WTF ! They had to fuck this up too.. oh well, I hope they bring the real bomberman to live arcade with multiplayer.
Commented on 2006-02-15 11:55:55
old bomberman will own this game
Commented on 2006-02-15 12:06:16
They should make old-skool Bomberman a Xbox Live Arcade game.. I played that old game a lot on the PC many years ago.. (Atomic) Bomberman was a lot of fun in MP..
Commented on 2006-02-15 12:38:27
Wow Bomberman is no longer cute, i'm really liking the new style from the fmv's looks like their might a interesting story line too!
Commented on 2006-02-15 12:41:08
Interesting concept. You can't really tell what the gameplay will be like from those screens, but from ther look of it, it might be some intense gameplay.
Commented on 2006-02-15 13:03:18 In reply to FireWire
Posted by FireWire
this isn't first person on the second screen u can see the topdown view, btw i actually really like the new look of Bomberman, think the gritty look is better than the Happy smiling kiddies laying down bombs...

Edit:

U can see the camera on different heights on the second scan; maybe their's a 3d camera that u can manipulate yourself....
Yeah, the only English words on the second page are "standard" and "first person bommer", with screens for both.
So, it looks like you could maybe pick a camera style that you like.
(though that "first person" view looks more like third person to me)
Commented on 2006-02-15 13:03:55
never mind :)
Commented on 2006-02-15 13:09:58
lol
Commented on 2006-02-15 13:53:32
Wow this is a interesting take on the whole Bomerman universe, ill give them credit for trying something new.
Commented on 2006-02-15 14:21:48
Never liked bomber man, never will
Commented on 2006-02-15 15:14:06
The new bomberman looks pretty Badass. If you liked the previous versions I dont see why you wouldnt like this one.
Commented on 2006-02-15 15:16:26
I can't believe so many companies are giving into the pressure to change their characters just to appeal to the male audience. It's sad.
Commented on 2006-02-15 15:17:16
Why was there any confusion that this game may be first person? Those scans show only top down views... some of you need your eyes checked. It looks JUST like the old game but obviously with a more gritty look... fine with me. Looks like just as much fun too.
Commented on 2006-02-15 15:26:02 In reply to DJJoeJoe
Posted by DJJoeJoe
Why was there any confusion that this game may be first person?
Maybe because it says it on the second page?
Commented on 2006-02-15 15:26:07
Looks interesting, i like the look of the new bomberman. (was about time he went next gen)
Commented on 2006-02-15 15:36:28 In reply to PlumbDrumb
Posted by PlumbDrumb
Yeah, the only English words on the second page are "standard" and "first person bommer", with screens for both.
So, it looks like you could maybe pick a camera style that you like.
(though that "first person" view looks more like third person to me)
damn i hate it when i'm wrong (and i hate it when your right again plumb :D)

it's just those screens look to be a more 3rd person kind of view with a camera that can be moved around or placed in the original top down view....
Commented on 2006-02-15 16:10:34
yeah, I noticed that too.
It's wierd, either they don't have real screenies of the supposed first person view, or it's a misprint.
Commented on 2006-02-15 16:12:08
em...WTF? I sure as hell didn't expect this...however if it keeps true to the fundamental bomberman gameplay then I don't see why anyone would have a problem. Although I'm not sure how I feel about what they did to Bomberman, I mean in some ways he looks cool, but then a part of bombermans appeal was it's unique chibi look.
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