What Is Fist Of The North Star?
Fist of the North Star is an influential series, so much so that people who follow Japanese manga as well as other forms of Japanese pop media might be familiar with it to some extent because of pure social osmosis if nothing else. Furthermore, it should be mentioned that Fist of the North Star is one of the highest-grossing media franchises that can be found out there with an estimated $21 billion as of 2018, which puts it ahead of Barbie, James Bond, and Middle-Earth.
Story-wise, Fist of the North Star is focused on a man named Kenshiro, who is a successor of the titular martial art called the Hokuto Shinken that enables him to take on bandits, warlords, and even his own school-brothers in a post-apocalyptic world. Suffice to say that the fights tend to have spectacular but exceptionally gory results, which are often preceded by Kenshiro’s catch-phrase, “You are already dead.”
What Do We Know About Fist Of The North Star: Lost Paradise?
Even now, Fist of the North Star continues to get new games made for it, as shown by the example of Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise. Said title was released in Japan in March of 2018 but is expected to be released in the rest of the world in October of 2018. As a result, there is a lot of information that can be found by interested individuals.
For starters, Lost Paradise is an action-adventure game by Sega that bears more than a passing resemblance to Sega’s Yakuza series. Story-wise, Kenshiro has headed to a city called Eden because he has heard that is where his fiance Yuria can be found, which is relevant because Yuria was kidnapped by his rival Shin. As a result, Lost Paradise offers plenty of third-person, beat ’em up-style combat in city landscapes, which are paired with a number of mini-games such as bartending and racing for increased variety. Those who are curious about the game shouldn’t hesitate to check out the demo for Lost Paradise, which is expected to come out very soon.