Capcom to release HD Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

An announcement made to the press today by Capcom reveals their plans to release a high definition version of the Dreamcast title Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. The game will be called JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD Ver and is set to be released August 22nd for Xbox and PS3 as a digital download.  The game is based on the popular Japanese manga of the same name and follows the Joestar family.

Players will be able to switch between the revamped HD graphics and the classic standard definition ones as they wish, and the game will feature the original arcade mode as well.

The game will also feature a newly implemented multiplayer option, which includes online lobby and matchmaking, adding another aspect to the formula of the original game. Replay functionality has also been announced, allowing players to record and playback their favourite battles. Fans of the manga and original Dreamcast title should keep an eye out for this one on Xbox Live and the Playstation Network next month.