Note: iOS 9 + Facebook users w/ trouble scrolling: #super sorry# we hope to fix it asap. In the meantime Chrome Mobile is a reach around
hot  /  reviews  /  videos  /  cblogs  /  qposts

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

Our PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale wishlist

2:10 AM on 04.27.2012 // Dale North
  @DaleNorth

Sony impressed with the first showing of their four-player PlayStation IP mashup brawler, but they only showed six characters and four stages, and gave us next to nothing in the way of details at the reveal this week. And what does the Internet do when the details aren't there? They make some up! 

We've pulled together a list of characters, features and ideas we have for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Some are obvious choices, and are expected to be announced later this year, while others are a bit of a stretch. Be sure to add your input in the comments!

Characters:

We've got a couple of decades of Sony history to draw from, and plenty of unique characters to borrow, so let's go nuts. 

Cole MacGrath: From inFamous. Duh.

Ratchet and Clank: Obvious. But they would be great, wouldn't they?

Nathan Hale: I'm sure he'll be revealed at E3. Let's move on.

Solid Snake: !

SackBoy: Get the hell out of here if you don't think there won't be a SackBoy fighter.

Crash Bandicoot: This swirling, spinning, crazy-eyed derphole would be a riot to play. 

Jak and Daxter: While we're on Naughty Dog, how about using their classic hero duo. I'd love to see them as a single unit, with Daxter being whipped out for special moves.

Piposaru: The silly monkey from the Ape Escape would be hilarious as a fighter. 

Nathan Drake: C'mon. Him and Sully. I'd put good money on both being in. Drake could throw Subway sandwiches as projectiles.

Kat: Gravity Rush's main character is already a favorite of mine, even if the game has not been released here yet.

Ico: Sony, don't mess with me. Ico better be in this shit, and he better have Yorda out for special moves. Some would think of this as pooping on a Sony classic, but I want it, so don't listen to them.

Wander/Wanda: I would never ever play as any other character if Shadow of the Colossus' main man were included. Well, except for maybe …

P.J. Berry: Parappa's fat, lazy, mumbly DJ bear sidekick is still the greatest character ever to come out of Sony. I don't even want this game if he's not in there. While you're at it, also add UnJammer Lammy.

Stages:

Sony has so many properties to pull from for stages that I'm guessing that the development team behind All-Stars had a blast putting them together. I can't wait to see what they do with the varied properties. For now, here are some good guesses for what to expect.

Motorstorm: There's nothing to use for characters, but some of the crazy stages of this racer would make for nice stages.

WipeOut: They would be wrong not to make a WipeOut stage. It would be compared to Nintendo's F-Zero stage, but I think Sony could do a better job with theirs. 

Gran Turismo: This is yet another racer that could make a decent stage. If not, they can use that silly helmeted racer from the opening cutscenes as a playable character. 

Team Ico's worlds: Both Ico and Shadow of the Colossus would make beautiful stages. Or, mash them up into one.

Warhawk: Could be fun. Probably not.

thatgamecompany: Journey would make a nice stage, and working in elements from flOw and Flower could make for a pretty stage.

Third-party characters:

Sony has the pull and plenty of partners, so why couldn't they do this? It's not a stretch in my mind. They could phone in the following to include them in the game's roster, or at least add them as DLC. By the way, I predict that the amount of DLC for this game is going to be bonkers.

Pyramid Head:  The poor bastard has been run into the ground by Konami, so why not go all the way and stick him in this Sony brawler? Sword fighting from the Silent Hill creature is a given, but maybe his level three super has him doing the nasty with his mannequin legs girlfriend, causing onlookers to pass out and KO in disgust.

Travis Touchdown: Eh, I don't know. The No More Heroes sword whacker might not fit. Still, how great would that be?

Kazuma Kiryu: Yakuza's main character already has all of the fighting moves built in. Easy choice.

Isaac Clark: The Dead Space protagonist doesn't have much of a personality, but he is enough of a badass to make it work. His weapons would make for a fun character. 

Big Daddy: BioShock's big, grumbling asshole would be the meanest fighting game character of all time.

Cross-platform support:

Sony is all about the Vita these days, and we know the system can do cross-platform fighting beautifully (see Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 or the upcoming Street Fighter vs. Tekken for proof), so why not a Vita version that can support match-ups with other PS3 and/or Vita players? 

What did I miss? What would you like (or hate) to see in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale?



Dale North, Former Dtoid EIC
 Follow Blog + disclosure DaleNorth Tips
I am Destructoid's Editor-In-Chief. I love corgis. I make music. more   |   staff directory



 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community fisters, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.

destructoid's previous coverage:
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale


  Apr 08

PlayStation All-Stars gets 'Ultimate Balance Update'

To remind you it exists in the midst of Smash Bros. fervor


  Jul 22

Images of cut Gravity Rush/Journey PS All-Stars stage

What-If Machine: cool-looking alleged Gravity Rush & Journey PlayStation All-Stars stage surface


  Apr 15

PlayStation All-Stars developer still alive and kicking

SuperBot Entertainment confirms studio has been shrunk, but is not gone


  Mar 28

Impressions: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale DLC 2

Zeus, Isaac Clarke, and the Graveyard stage


  Feb 27

Dead Space's Isaac Clarke joining PlayStation All-Stars

Plus Zeus from God of War, and a Unfinished Swan stage too


View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant

Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!


PStoid Episode 38: Doomed from the Box Art

Cblogs of 2/9/16 - Only Slightly Late Edition

Narrative Mistakes: Mass Effect's Reapers As Primary Villains

Journey to Become a Jedi Knight - Jedi Outcast

Waifu Wars - The End

Hindsight Part II: Unreleased Games of the Past

Robbing Kirby of his Greatest Asset

The meaning of The Witness (Part 3 of 3)

Friday Night Fights: War Never Changes Edition

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Review (Vita)

 Add your impressions

 Quickposts
Status updates from C-bloggers

ikiryou avatarikiryou
Never be first to avert your eyes when locked in a staring contest with a cat. You must push through the pain if you ever wish to become truly whole, to win this eternal conflict of wills. Bonus XP is awarded on Thursdays!
Pixie The Fairy avatarPixie The Fairy
S Magala Plate first fight! :D
FlanxLycanth avatarFlanxLycanth
I have basic knowledge of two other languages (with certificates to prove so) and I decided today that soon I shall be fluent in both. One at a time though.
Sir Shenanigans avatarSir Shenanigans
If you had to pick one: Firewatch, Not a Hero, or Layers of Fear?
Shinta avatarShinta
I'm soooo glad that they kept the gyroscope controls intact with Gravity Rush Remastered, and that they work well. First Dual Shock 4 game to ever use them well. If you turned them off in options, you're really missing out. Helps you fine tune aim.
Solar Pony Django avatarSolar Pony Django
Even Luigi gets it.
Alphadeus avatarAlphadeus
Alone With the Psychopath (2014) - I wrote this song after being inspired by the Epic Rap Battle of History between Jack the Ripper and Lecter. I think it sounds neat, and doesn't rip off too much from the song that inspired it =p
TheBlondeBass avatarTheBlondeBass
Tell me who downvoted my smash 4 opinion or the cat gets it. I'm not joking around.
Torchman avatarTorchman
Is that new digimon game any good or no? I know there's the review but I'd like feedback from a couple others too
OrochiLeona avatarOrochiLeona
People bitching that "(insert character) Needs Nerfing" because they lost to them several times online, incoming in T-5 days.
Nathan D avatarNathan D
For some reason I had a dream that I was playing a new Jet Set Radio game. It was open world and had an amazing day/night cycle. It was wonderful, yet horrible...
Barry Kelly avatarBarry Kelly
4.6 Million XCOM operatives down and down! [url]https://xcom.com/xcom-2-stats[/url] 66% from Collateral damage. Never mind the Alien invasion, cars are the real threat
Nekrosys avatarNekrosys
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth has cat-maids. It has cat-maids. Have I sold you yet? Cat. Maids. GOTY 2016.
Robo Panda Z avatarRobo Panda Z
Just a quick update, that you all should go Greenlight Hustle Cat, the magical cat dating simulator that is being released soon. Work in a cat cafe, date magical cats, be whatever gender you want - there is no downside! Also I'm alive, That's importa
Rad Party God avatarRad Party God
What a damned good song. I'm very excited about Mick Gordon composing for DOOM =D
trippytip avatartrippytip
War not waifu lovers~ Must there only be one waifu? Why not have all the waifu? I enjoy my waifu like Lou Bega here.
Jinx 01 avatarJinx 01
So is the plural of waifu "waifus" or just "waifu"? I want to make sure I have it right when referring to my harem.
Sr Churros avatarSr Churros
*Someday last week* Oh, so Toby Fox also made music for Homestuck. I guess I should read it *Today* Fuck it is 3:30 AM I have to wake up early tomorrow why I'm still reading this it is already chapter five someone help me please
Nekrosys avatarNekrosys
Holy shit, App Store. The copyright infringement is real. I didn't buy it, because I'm scared it'll make my iPhone explode and because the comments say the game's a generic zombie title with fake and misleading screenshots.
Torchman avatarTorchman
Pretty much in a nutshell
more quickposts


Contest!


Seriously

Invert site colors

  Dark Theme
  Light Theme


Destructoid means family.
Living the dream, since 2006

Pssst. konami code + enter

modernmethod logo



Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -