Check out this new, flashy trailer for Jump Force, the Shonen Jump mash-up brawler

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I haven't paid much attention to Jump Force since its E3 reveal (opens in new tab), but judging by Luke's time with it (opens in new tab)—where he smashed Naruto to a pulp with Goku—it could be fun. It's a Shonen Jump mash-up fighter with characters from Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, Death Note and Bleach (opens in new tab), so there's bound to be at least a handful you like.

Bandai Namco released a new trailer this week, which you can see above. It certainly looks the part: every attack is accompanied by a shower of sparks, a beam of light or a whirlwind of colour. 

Some of the special attacks, when the camera locks onto one of the characters for a moment, are particularly impressive—check out the giant flame explosion at 1:10. I get the feeling that it could be a demanding game to run.

It all comes down to how it feels to play, of course. Each attack button is linked to an auto-combo, which means that a fighting game novice like me can pick it up and feel powerful, but could remove some tactical depth. We'll find out when it's released next year.

Samuel Horti is a long-time freelance writer for PC Gamer based in the UK, who loves RPGs and making long lists of games he'll never have time to play. He's now a full-time reporter covering health at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. When he does have time for games you may find him on the floor, struggling under the weight of his Steam backlog.