6 Games Like One Piece: Burning Blood [Recommendations]

INTRODUCTION / OPENING PARAGRAPH

One Piece is obviously a very popular franchise thanks to an impressive manga and anime. Fans love the various characters written by Eicchiro Oda and that’s why the One Piece: Burning Blood is so incredible. The fact that it contains all the favorites characters of the series, and allows players to take control and duke it out with others online or offline is great fun. Now you may want to experience other solid fighting games out there similar to One Piece: Burning Blood and that is where your friends at Honey’s Anime come in. Today we are looking at 6 Games Like One Piece: Burning Blood.

The fighting game genre is a very popular one so finding the right game like One Piece: Burning Blood is a tricky ordeal. We here at Honey’s Anime wanted games that were similar all while still being a lot of fun. Our list of games like One Piece: Burning Blood has brought to other popular anime based fighting games. Some are simply just amazing to play like One Piece: Burning Blood. If you love the fighting game world, than we are sure you need to check out some of these excellent titles like One Piece: Burning Blood. Now then, are you ready to rumble? Then continue reading to begin our list.

Similar Games to One Piece: Burning Blood

1. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

  • System/Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC
  • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Developer: Dimps
  • Release Date: Oct 25, 2016

Once more the time patrol is needed in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. Taking place a few years after the original, you—a time patroller—find yourself being called to help right time once more. Again odd forces are rising giving some warriors altered powers. An example of this is Raditz during Goku’s fight in the past being enhanced and overly strong. However, once revelations begin to arise, you’ll understand that this new threat is leading to even bigger issues than ever before.

Fans loved Dragon Ball Xenoverse and so did we here at Honey’s Anime. That’s why with this sequel—Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2—fans get to return to one of the best Dragon Ball fighting games to release. With more customization, stronger online components and a whole new story mode, there is plenty to enjoy in this sequel title. Like One Piece: Burning Blood, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 let’s player show who they feel is the best and strongest characters from the Dragon Ball series. If you were a huge fan of the first title, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is a game you’ll want to pick up. Also if you’re a Nintendo Switch fan, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 will be releasing in several months which is awesome.

Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2- Announcement Trailer | PS4, Xbox One, PC (Official Trailer)


2. Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2

  • System/Platform: Arcade, PS3, PS4, PC,
  • Publisher: SEGA (JP), Arc Systems Works (JP), Aksys Games, Sony Computer Entertainment (EU) PQube (EU)
  • Developer: Arc System Works
  • Release Date: May 25, 2017

Guilty Gear returns in this latest installment titled Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2. This updated version of the previous Xrd –REVELATOR- game gives players several new characters—bringing the total to 25—as well as several new enhancements to an already amazing title. Added story features will also appeal to fans who love Guilty Gear’s already very rich lore. With so many added bonuses, are you ready to step back into battle once more?

Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 may not be in the same fighting style as One Piece: Burning Blood, but that doesn’t make it less impressive. All too similar to One Piece: Burning Blood, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 gives fighting game enthusiasts plenty to love with tight controls, easy to learn but tough to master fighters and gorgeous visuals. Even more impressive is fans who own Guilty Gear Xrd REVELATOR—the first version—can upgrade to REV 2 at a lower cost which means you won’t have to shell out full price for a new game. Whether you’re a newcomer or returning fan, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 offers plenty of bang for your buck and you’ll enjoy every minute playing it. Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 is a worthy entry we feel on our 6 Games Like One Piece: Burning Blood list.

Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 Official Announcement Trailer (Official Trailer)


3. BlazBlue: Central Fiction

  • System/Platform: Arcade, PS3, PS4, PC
  • Publisher: Arc System Works (JP), PQube (EU), Aksys Games
  • Developer: Arc System Works
  • Release Date: Nov 19, 2015

Ready or not, BlazBlue is returning in BlazBlue: Central Fiction. With several new fighters the already huge roster of BlazBlue gets increased making it 35 playable characters. New mechanics such as the Exceed Accel—a new type of drive—as well as a brand new entry in the story makes this a must play for fans. With some new revelations to what is going on with fan favorite characters—like Ragna and Rachel to name a few—this is a must for those heavily invested in the BlazBlue world and its deep story. BlazBlue: Central Fiction aims to bring you even more greatness and no one will complain about that.

Like One Piece: Burning Blood, a good fighting game needs to have solid mechanics and plenty of characters. BlazBlue: Central Fiction adds to this with a great new story, more characters than ever before and just a general showing that developer Arc System Works keeps listening to fans on how to make their franchise greater with each version. Seeing as this acts a conclusion to one of the bigger elements from the BlazBlue lore, fans must pick this up as soon as possible to get some closure on some of the bigger elements started since Calamity Trigger. If you love the huge roster and impressive art style One Piece: Burning Blood offers, you’ll fully enjoy BlazBlue: Central Fiction. 35 playable characters, a brand new story mode and several enhancements to the BlazBlue already superb fighting mechanics, seems like a good deal to us here at Honey’s Anime.

BlazBlue: Central Fiction- Japanese Nine the Phantom Trailer (Official Trailer)


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4. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven

  • System/Platform: PS3, PS4
  • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Developer: CyberConnect2
  • Release Date: Dec 17, 2015

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven gives players a glimpse of a “what if” story involving the long running JoJo’s universe. Shortly after Stardust Crusaders, Jotaro Kujo—this installments main JoJo character—and his friends have finally won against Dio. Despite earning some much needed rest, the gang find this an impossible as something very bizarre occurs. Characters who had died previously suddenly attack Jotaro. What brought these lost souls back to life and why are they attacking their former friends? Jotaro and his allies will find themselves on a new adventure to figure out what is going on in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven.

It shouldn’t be too surprising why JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is on this list of games like One Piece: Burning Blood. The fact that both of these games are based on anime titles and allow players to duke it out in 3D combat settings make them very similar to one another. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven goes beyond the anime lore and explores more of the manga in terms of various characters and does contain spoilers but thanks to how CyberConnect2 adds the “what if” scenario it allows for spoilers to be kept to a minimum. If you wanted to see which of the JoJo protagonists are the best and strongest, now your chance to prove it. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is fun and plays very well all while keeping the feeling we all love from the anime and manga adaptations.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven- Announcement Trailer | PS4 (Official Trailer)


5. J-Stars Victory VS+

  • System/Platform: PS4, PS3, PS Vita
  • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Developer: Spike Chunsoft
  • Release Date: Mar 19, 2014

Shounen stars are about to clash in one of the biggest gathering of heroes and villains ever in J-Stars Victory VS+. A tournament held every 45 years is being held soon. This tournament known as the J Battle Festival, allows various warriors from different worlds and dimensions to meet up in one world and do battle for top dog. Characters from series like One Piece, Naruto, and Yu Yu Hakusho are about to meet each other and even team up. Now if you’re ready, let’s get this ultimate crossover battle started.

J-Stars Victory VS+ besides including One Piece characters, gives players the ultimate shounen fan experience. Players will be able to control fighters such as Ichigo, Luffy, Naruto and the likes on a 3 team battle in very open environments. Featuring loads of references and homages in J-Stars Victory VS+ is a real treat to the fans of the genre. One Piece: Burning Blood and J-Stars Victory VS+ gives players what they want, dozens of characters to battle to earn that glorious victory screen. With several playable paths and lots of hidden goodies—in terms of unlockables—J-Stars Victory VS+ truly is like One Piece: Burning Blood.

J-Stars Victory VS.+ (Official Trailer)


6. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

  • System/Platform: PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Developer: CyberConnect2
  • Release Date: Feb 4, 2016

The Ultimate Ninja Storm series concludes with Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4. Acting as the final major arc of the Naruto Shippuden storyline, players will experience the world of Naruto as the final battles begin. Players can experience the end story arc via branching paths that focus on multiple characters. Naruto will face his biggest challenge ever as Madara begins his attempt to seize control over the ninja world. Then you get to experience the most epic battle between Naruto and Sasuke in the long awaited duel between the now legendary ninjas.

Our final entry on our 6 Games Like One Piece: Burning Blood is Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4. Players get to choose three characters—two being assist characters—the main mechanics of previous Ultimate Ninja Storm titles return but refined and enhanced for better control. Seeing the conclusion of the Naruto Shippuden series in game form is also quite a treat as you get to live the moment and control the flow of battle for yourself. Also mirroring One Piece: Burning Blood is the fact that Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 has a huge roster of characters from the series all too like One Piece: Burning Blood’s huge cast. Our list with a game we know you folks will love so definitely give Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 a try.

NARUTO SHIPPIDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 4 Gameplay Trailer | PS4 (Official Trailer)


Final Thoughts

Fighting game fans will tell you that while One Piece: Burning Blood may utilize simple mechanics, it’s still a solid fighting game that honors the series and Oda’s creation. We here at Honey’s Anime full understand that fighting game fans aren’t per say picky about their choices but want something that appeals to them in either aesthetics or game mechanics. That’s why we are proud of this top ten list and know there’s a game waiting for you above if you’re looking for games like One Piece: Burning Blood. If you did enjoy this list why not drop a comment down below letting us here at Honey’s Anime know how we did. Don’t forget to continue checking back for more articles waiting for your reading enjoyment.

Aaron

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Author: Aaron

Hey everyone I’m Aaron Curbelo or Blade as I’m called by my YouTube Subscribers. I’ve been an anime/manga fan since I was a young kid. In terms of anime I have watched nearly a thousand shows and have read hundreds of manga series. I love writing and honestly was so happy to join Honey’s Anime to get a shot to write articles for such a wonderful site. I’m a firm believer in respect in the anime community being the most important embodiment we should all have. We all love anime and we have varying opinions of series but we should respect one another for those differences! Life is too precious to spend it making needless arguments in a community that should be the shining example of loving an amazing medium. I hope as a writer for Honey’s Anime I can bring you folks some amazing articles to read and enjoy!

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