Namco Bandai Files Pirate Warriors with US Patent and Trademark Office

Posted by Omar Khan
Tags: Information, One Piece, PlayStation 3,

YORODEMO!!!! Saiyan Island has just stumbled onto what might be the North American One Piece fans dream coming true! Namco Bandai Games has recently filed a trademark for “Pirate Warriors” with the United States (US) Patent and Trademark Office! The trademark was filed earlier this month on February 1, 2012, with the type of good listed as a video game.

Fans around the world have been praying for One Piece to make it’s PS3 debut and Namco Bandai seems intent on answering the call. Japan is confirmed and set on getting One Piece: Pirate Warriors (translated as One Piece: Kaizoku Musou) on the PlayStation3 this March 1, 2012. The doors of possibility swung wide open back in December for Europe as Namco Bandai had filed “Pirate Warriors” with the European Union’s trademark office. And finally, North American fans can breathe a little easier as the same trademark has been filed with the US office.

Filing a trademark is only one step in bringing One Piece PS3 to North America and Europe. One Piece: Pirate Warriors has not been officially announced in either region so there is no guarantee that the game will ever come overseas. At Saiyan Island, however, we are extremely optimistic and have instilled our confidence in Namco Bandai to deliver what us One Piece fans so much desire!

One Piece PS3, One Piece: Pirate Warriors (or One Piece: Kaizoku Musou in Japanese), is the first One Piece game on the Sony PlayStation 3. It will cover One Piece Part 1 as well as some of the story contents of the One Piece timeskip. The game is in development by Omega Force and will be published by Namco Bandai Games and Tecmo Koei in Japan on March 1, 2012. A European and North American release are possible based on trademark filings by Namco Bandai, but no official word has been released.

  • http://twitter.com/NEO_SHARINGAN Aridane Sharingan

    this is fantastic

  • Anonymous

    HELL FREAKING YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    OMG FUCKING GOD….YEAAAAAA!!!

  • Anonymous

    *tries to think of a proper way to type the amount of excitement I just gained*

  • Anonymous

    I’M PARTYING ROCKING!!!!! baby baby i’m awful crazy for one piece yeahhh !!!

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/E5BLQB3LQAHBYY2XIX2Y54VYTM michaels

    wow!!! i sign online and this is the first thing I see! i did not want to pay $100 for the Japanese version. this is fantastic!

  • Anonymous

    This is some great news One Piece fans in the US finally have something to get excited for outside of the manga release and Anime dvds. Now come on hopefully they will conrim it soon enough.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003095340687 Imraan Meyer

    is this game coming to south africa?

  • Jordan Green

    PS3 is region free console so it doesn’t matter… you could import it from either Japan or when it comes out in Europe and possibly U.S when its released, so either import or wait a long time.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002305496709 Jamal E. Douglas

    My word O/oO!!!!!!!

    There might actually be a god.

  • Anonymous

    HELL YEAH!!!!!

  • mizu257

    i’m not an OP fan… but i’m excited and really want this game to come out 0.o

  • Anonymous

    Good news for OP fans. Ive tried to get into the anime, but I cant get past the character design; it’s fugly in my opinion.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003517417744 Jean Manoel

    Now,thats what i call a fucking awesome news,not these shit news like “Naruto vs Danzo scan´´ or “Killer-Bee rap in engrish´´…

  • Anonymous

    i dont know how gamestores work in ur country but….. lets say if you have a ps3 although its region free…..do the game store only sell R1 games or wat?cos here in my country(around south east asia) for example japanese games….if that game are only release exclusively in japan,the store owner will actually import it………..thats y we got tales of xillia and some other japan only games…………anyway…im happy for you guys

  • http://twitter.com/harmony102 Harmony Zantt

    Still gonna buy the jap version for voices~
    I can’t stand the english voices!
    So unless they’re gonna have voice options, I’m getting the JP version.

  • http://twitter.com/harmony102 Harmony Zantt

     It is not it’s….different.

  • Steven Gouthro

    Lol

  • Anonymous

    hope this come to xbox360

  • jose yanez

    YYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG YES!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!! AAAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FUCKIN ONE PIECE!!!!!!!! omg i almost started to cry…

  • Anonymous

    It gets better. The beginning design is kinda crappy.

  • Anonymous

    It’s not. Maybe if there is a sequel.

  • http://twitter.com/SuperBiryaniBoy Omar Irfan

    The funimation dub is actually good u probaly cant stand the 4 kids dub but if this game comes to the us it will be with funimation so u have nothing to worry about

  • Anonymous

    First Tales of Graces f and now the possibility of One Piece?

    BAMCO IS ACTUALLY LISTENING TO US NOW! Or at least it seems like it.

    God please let them bring this game over here.

  • Anonymous

    Noooooooooooooo WAYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

     Big fan of Zoro, Sanji, and Usopp for funimation VA’s but not a huge fan of Colleen Clinkenbeard as luffy. 

  • Anonymous

     Lol I was just like you for a long time.  Just like several animes, if you give it time it will grow on you and you’ll love it.  (not forcing you to watch it or anything btw).

  • Ivan Rodriguez

    1 march subs are avaliable in english?

  • http://twitter.com/GriffinTatum1 Griffin Tatum

    I will only get it if it comes to America with English Voices. As much as I love the Japanese voices, I like to play video games with English voices. Animes I can watch either.

  • Christian Wright

    now give us the golden ps3!

  • Anonymous

    NICEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE SOO THIS IS COMING TO NORTH AMERICA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! XDXDXDXDXD SOOOO HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!! 

  • Anonymous

    if they filed a trademark, so how many percent does tht mean its coming to north america????

  • http://twitter.com/Ryuunaga Corey Prout

    they really don’t need to do english VA’s they could just sub the game and make things easier.

  • Anonymous

    I TOTALLY AGREE!!!

  • http://twitter.com/GriffinTatum1 Griffin Tatum

     We don’t exactly know. It just means that NamcoBandai has purchased the rights to use the name Pirate Warriors. For all we know, this could be a completely different game. Europe has also done this, so they are most likely the same game. Kaizoku Musou roughly translates to Pirate Warriors, so it is a good chance that it is One Piece Pirate Warriors. Since they bought the name, they are most definitely using it as a title for one of their games.

  • http://twitter.com/GriffinTatum1 Griffin Tatum

     Except for Tekken, every american game has had an english voice option, because there are a lot of “Red Necks” that would only listen to it in English. It is the same with any other anime game.

  • Anonymous

    is this the real life?

    it’s not a dream?..

    oh… my life has a new meaning right now…

    i’m happy… i cant believe this i true.

  • Anonymous

    oh kk chill!! thx!! i rlly do hope it comes over here, cuz ive been waiting for this for ages xD

  • Anonymous

    this is such a dream come true!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Im going to give it another shot. Maybe watch the first 10-15 eps and see if it intrigues me or not. I just remember catching it on one time and seeing the main guy stretch his arm, and i was just like….”-_- really” lol

  • Anonymous

    Wow, when it comes to one piece it never fails. I wanted to try a new anime and had serious doubts about one piece, and I cant get enough of it. So trusting my gut on that turned out good, and just recently I decided to sell all my video games to get a ps3 specifically just for this game, and would you look at that? My gut was right again!

  • Anonymous

    that is one smart gut!!! get naruto too since its gonna be awesome!!

  • Anonymous

    Um…why would it not have that option?

  • Anonymous

    There are over 530 eps. Watching 10-15 episodes is nothing lol.
    Its not like other anime that’ll intrigue you from the start. But once you get used to it, and really get into it, you’ll wish you started sooner.

    Trust me, most OP fans (including myself) were skeptical at first as well.

  • Sandrie Manzano

    Finally… I’m gonna kill someone if the Bandai Namco North America will not get this. YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sandrie Manzano

    good decision 

  • supersaiyanbardock

    Lol, I didn’t notice, its coming on US.

  • Anonymous

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS !!!!!

  • Anonymous

    AMERICA F**K YEAAAAAH!

  • Anonymous

    I will, right now I’m saving up for a nicer TV and then I’m gonna get a ps2 and some classic games with it. For now I’m making my nerd cave hahaha then I will get storm generations :D

  • Anonymous

    Dont get too excited people like SI said there is no gaurauntee this game will even come to america or europe i want this to happen sooooo bad and if it does come to u.s. and eu i hope it comes to xbox too it will be a bummer if it doesnt

  • Jared Aguilar

    Finally, US gets some One Piece…. Wait Pirate Warriors could be any game “cough, cough” it’s One Piece guys lol! :)

  • Anonymous

    If I can suggest something I would say either watch the early arlong arc or catch glimpses of the anime through amvs on youtube.  The reason Luffy has such a “silly” power is because oda wanted to prove that an anime can be successful and funny at the same time.  I would say that he accomplished his goal. 

  • Anonymous

    What’s the arlong arc? Is that the first one? Cuz im on ep 5 now and just plan to go at a steady pace straight through so I dont miss anything important.

    Speaking of which, do you know which eps or arcs are fillers?

  • Anonymous

    ur being sooooo pessimistic JUST becuz ur jealous tht this games on ps3 nd not xbox!! thts sad bro… face it dude, ps3 gets gud sh!t, xbox dont!! THE GAME IS FKN COMING TO NA!!! ND EU!!!

  • Anonymous

    No, the arlong arc is what really got me into liking one piece but its not until around episode 30-40.  But I totally agree with you on not missing anything important.

    BTW, the filler episodes below. i just copied and pasted off them off another blog.  They are extremely funny and i do recommend watching most of them.

    50,51, 54-60, 93,98,99,101,102, 131-143, 196-206,
    213-216, 220-226, 279-283, 317-319, 326-336, 382-384, 406-7, 426-429,
    453-458, 492, 497-499, 506.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001437708402 Jacob Critten

    why can’t it be for xbox too

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1779213883 Joshua Tiberius L

    if this is true then please release with the japanese voices with subtitles with it
    cant stand the english voices they dont fit

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/N35QXT7BKNB7DV7OI4NCO45AEI one piece fan

    lol, i agree

  • Anonymous

    THIS. NEEDS. TO. COME. TO. THE. UNITED STATES!!!

  • Anonymous

    just put subs on this game and give to the u.s thats all we want

  • http://www.facebook.com/mlooki.sh Luke Al

    Dude i soooooooo want this game come to the U.S so badly i have been waiting for ages though xDDD and for the xbox users suck to be yall XDDDD

  • Ivan Rodriguez

    wtf.. no news yet? sorry but i buy the game in japanese if this week don’t say anything? for what is that topic then? retardeds bandai

  • Hijos_de_puta

    YO QUIERO ESTE JUEGO PARA PUERTO RICO EN INGLES