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Power Rangers Legacy Wars is a 2017 mobile video game based on the Power Rangers franchise. Initially released to celebrate Power Rangers (2017), it's now a celebration for all things Power Rangers.

In the reboot movieverse, Rita Repulsa is setting out to take revenge against the Rangers. She's found a way to enter the Morphing Grid and seeks to ravage it to strike out against Rangers throughout space/time. Recruited by Zordon and given "Zeo Shards", you recruit heroes and villains throughout the series' 25 years and battle others to stop Rita's threat.

The game takes characters from the 25 years of Power Rangers live-action series, along with the 2017 reboot movie the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers (Boom! Studios) series, and Power Rangers Hyper Force though it remains to be seen if others will get involved as well.

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In July 2018, it was revealed that a tie-in short film would be released towards the end of 2018 for the game, telling the story of how Bison and co (of Street Fighter fame) got into the Morphing Grid in the first place, and is being produced by Bat in the Sun alongside veteran Power Rangers actor Jason David Frank. The short will see JDF join the BitS cast along with other PR alumni, and feature the unveiling of the Crimson Hawk Ryu Ranger, Ryu's ranger form. Trailer here.

     Playable Roster 

Rangers, Allies, and Villains

Megazords

  • Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: Dino Megazord, Thunder Megazord, Mega Goldar, Dragozord
  • Power Rangers Wild Force: Predazord
  • Power Rangers SPD: Delta Squad Megazord
  • Power Rangers Samurai: Samurai Megazord
  • Boom! Studios Comics: Black Dragon

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  • Ambidextrous Sprite: Characters fighting from the right side of the screen are flipped horizontally. It's most noticable with characters that have asymmetrical suits such as Danny and Kendall.
  • Excuse Plot: The story of Rita diving into the Morphing Grid is this, basically giving you a reason as to why you're in a PVP-match with other characters.
  • Composite Character: Ryu Ranger. It's Ryu, of Street Fighter, with Power Ranger powers!
  • Guest Fighter: Street Fighter characters Ryu, Akuma, M. Bison, Cammy, Guile, and Chun-Li appear as playable characters in their Street Fighter V incarnations starting with the May 16, 2018 update.
  • Humongous Mecha: An update halfway through year one added in Megazord battles. Players start out with the classic Megazord and can obtain the Thunder Megazord, Mega Goldar (Goldar's giant form), the Predazord, Black Dragon and the Samurai Megazord.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: There are plenty of Power Rangers and villains to play with, with the Mighty Morphin three seasons with the most to play with. As of March 2018 and the end of the first year celebration, there are characters or mecha from the first three seasons of Mighty Morphin', The BOOM! Studios comic, Zeo, Turbo, In Space, Lost Galaxy, Time Force, Wild Force, Dino Thunder, Mystic Force, Super Samurai, Super Megaforce, Dino Charge, Super Dino Charge, Ninja Steel, the 2017 reboot movie, and Street Fighter.
  • Limit Break: Street Fighter characters have a "Super Mode" ability that becomes available after filling a meter and allows them to use EX versions of their attacks.
  • Me's a Crowd: Plenty of it, with the classic and movie versions of the original five Rangers and Rita along with five versions of Tommy Oliver (Green, Green V2, Lord Drakkon, White and Black Dino Thunder)
  • One Steve Limit: Averted - players can have both leader and assist versions of the same character on the team. This goes double for the classic and movie versions.
  • Tactical Rock–Paper–Scissors: Players have three types of attacks - Strike, Smash and Block. Strike, signified in yellow, are speedy attacks that break through slower Smash attacks and are stopped by Blocks. Smashes, signified in red, are strong attacks that break through Blocks and are stopped by Strikes. Blocks, signified in blue, are blocking or stun attacks that stops Strikes and can be broken through with Smashes.
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