Sand Land Game Releases Trailer Featuring Custom Motorcycle

Bandai Namco Entertainment America recently uploaded a video on Thursday a gameplay trailer of the upcoming Sand Land video game, a role-playing action game based on the late Akira Toriyama’s Sand Land manga. The video features the game’s custom motorcycle.

The game is slated to be released on April 25 in Japan and April 26 worldwide in the following gaming platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via Steam.

The company describes the game:

Dive into a desert world where both humans and demons suffer from an extreme water shortage. Play as and watch the Fiend Prince, Beelzebub, Sheriff Rao, and demon Thief set off on an adventure in search of a Legendary Spring hidden in the desert. Introducing himself as a “super evil fiend”, Beelzebub has a pure heart like a little boy but has superhuman strength and telepathic abilities. Rao, a small-town sheriff, seeks the aid of demons to save all of Sand Land from the water shortage. Thief, a wise old demon with thieving abilities also accompanies Beelzebub and Rao on their adventure.

Playing as Beelzebub, players will be able to explore a vast world accompanied by his unlikely group of demons and humans. Whether roaming in various vehicles, or traveling by foot, players will encounter dangers as well as helpful characters they meet in the vast desert while uncovering SAND LAND’s many secrets. Vehicular and character combat is a big part of the action in the game. Players will have access to a variety of vehicles that they can customize and equip with loadouts to traverse the desert, overcome obstacles, and take on a diverse assortment of mighty foes.

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Sand Land was a short manga series created by Toriyama and was published in the Weekly Shonen Jump from May to August 2000. A compiled volume was released in November 2000. An anime film adaptation premiered in Japan in August 2022 and had a world premiere screening at Comic-Con International San Diego in July 2022. It will have screenings in North America this year.

An anime series adaptation is also slated to premiere on March 20 on Disney+ and Hulu.

The Dragon Ball franchise official Twitter account announced recently that the well-loved creator of the Dragon Ball series Akira Toriyama has passed away on March 1. He was 68 years old. It was confirmed that his cause of death was due to acute subdural hematoma.

Toriyama’s family held a family funeral and requested that they will not be accepting gifts, offerings, or visits. They also declined interviews as of this time. Toriyama’s design and production studio, Bird Studio, are planning to old a commemorative gathering in the future. No date has been announced.

Recently, Toriyama worked closely in the production of the Dragon Ball Daima anime series by working on the series’ story and character designs. His manga Sand Land had an anime film adaptation that premiered in Japan in August 2022, and will have an anime series scheduled to premiere in March 20. A game will also be released on April 26.

Toriyama is also known for being the character designer of the following games: Chrono Trigger, Dragon Quest, and Blue Dragon.

Source: ANN

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