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News: Super Robot Wars OG The Moon Dwellers gets its English release on August 5thNews: Super Robot Wars OG The Moon Dwellers gets its... We now know that Super Robot Wars OG The Moon Dwellers will have its Asian version released on August 5th. This version of the game will also be localized into English,...

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News: Stardust Galaxy Warriors, an overlooked gemNews: Stardust Galaxy Warriors, an overlooked gem Last November; Indie developer Dreamloop Games released Stardust Galaxy Warriors to Steam, and... well. It seems hardly anyone noticed. Ourselves included. What is...

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Videos: Extreme Gundam Excellia Added To Gundam EXVS Maxi Boost On RosterVideos: Extreme Gundam Excellia Added To Gundam EXVS... Bandai Namco have added a brand new original unit to the Maxi Boost On roster, Extreme Gundam Excellia. This unit is comes from the Gundam EXA universe and piloted by...

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News: Hawken is coming to Xbox OneNews: Hawken is coming to Xbox One Remember Hawken? The game that promised so much, only to dash all of that against the jagged rocks of an abysmally implemented free-to-play business model. Well, Hawken...

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News: Gundam Breaker 3 Gets DLC In JuneNews: Gundam Breaker 3 Gets DLC In June The recently released Gundam Breaker 3 is getting its first set of DLC in June. The main part of this being based around a new set of missions featuring the Hyakushiki...

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News: Tamashii Nations 2015 Impresses With Lots On Show

Posted on : 04-11-2015 | By : | In : News, Toys/Kits

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The recent Tamashii Nations 2015 event over last weekend was one of certain significance, showing off all manner of new toys it was interesting to see a very large resurgence of classic designs. The main contender being of course Macross, with the recently announced Macross Delta getting a good amount of love. With the series’ latest variable fighters on show (the new VF-31 is shown above). The big surprises on the Macross front though were the inclusion of the VF-4 Lightning III and VF-2SS SAP as part of the new VF HI-METAL R range. Not to mention the sheer volume of classic Macross toys on the way, with a huge DX Soul of Chogokin VF-1J being very notable.

Bar the huge Macross showing, there was a lot of other surprises too. From the Robot Damashii Sirbine to the Robot Damashii Patlabor mecha, it seems Bandai are finally pulling their finger out and really going after what fans actually want. The icing on the cake being the Super Robot Chogokin Giant Robo, which has been far too long in coming.

Overall it was an amazing show and had a lot of awesome toys on show and to look forward to. If you want to see more of the event then you can do so here and here.

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Videos: Rigs Gets Updated Promo

Posted on : 27-10-2015 | By : | In : Videos

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Following the announcement for the PS4 VR game Rigs, we now have an updated gameplay promo video to look at (shown below). Despite the somewhat pretentious slow motion cuts used in the new trailer, the game looks good. I got to briefly see it at this year’s Tokyo Game Show and it’s a competent game and should work well once it is out in the wild. Still no details on when that will be though but thus far I am hopeful that this will be actually decent.

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News: Gundam Extreme Versus Maxi Boost On Announced

Posted on : 27-10-2015 | By : | In : News

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The teaser site for a new Gundam Extreme Versus Maxi Boost game went live today and it reveals an update to the game in the form of Gundam Extreme Versus Maxi Boost On. What’s more there will be locations occurring in Japan over the weekend. Interestingly, the game also includes both the G-Self and Gundam Barbatos that will be present in the upcoming PS Vita game Gundam Extreme Versus Force. In addition, the game will also include a new Extend Burst mode to the already existing Shooting and Fighting types. No word on an arcade release but considering the timing of the location tests I am guessing it will be out before the end of the year here.

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News: Muv Luv Gets A Kickstarter Campaign

Posted on : 28-09-2015 | By : | In : News, Videos

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A new Kickstarter campaign plans to bring the first two Muv Luv visual novels to Steam, with a full English localization. The initial goal was $250 thousand but the campaign has already blown clear past that. The series is an interesting one, as it deals with an alien invasion and the mecha used to take the aliens on. The mecha design is also pretty damn fantastic, so in that sense I am glad a series as popular as this is finally coming Westward.

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Toys: Riobot Metal Gear Sahelanthropus Announced

Posted on : 24-09-2015 | By : | In : News, Videos

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As part of Sentinel’s ongoing Riobot range, we’ll be finally getting a toy of the Metal Gear Sahelanthropus from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Like prior toys in the range, this will also have a good chunk of diecast included. The extra good news, bar the LEDs and accessories, is that T-REX are also working on the design of this. Released in April next year, the Riobot Metal Gear Sahelanthropus will cost 41,040 yen. Considering it transforms and it is pretty massive with it, that’s a fair price all things considered. The mecha itself is pretty anachronistic within the series’ timeline but it makes for a fun boss fight at least (the latter being shown below, though obvious spoiler warning attached to that). You can pre-order this new toy here.

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News: Assault Suits Leynos Port Gets New Demo

Posted on : 24-09-2015 | By : | In : News, Videos

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The upcoming PS4 port of Assault Suits Leynos is getting a new demo this Friday (25th). The full game is also scheduled for December 23rd but from what I’ve played of the game thus far in the prior demo I am not holding my hopes out for this one. While it will clearly be better than the awful PS2 port of Assault Suits Valken, it’s still not a patch on the original game. I am a fan of Dracue’s work though, as the Gunhound games are good fun, but this feels like a tech demo than game. In any case, the latest trailer is out and shown below.

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News: 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim Announced

Posted on : 15-09-2015 | By : | In : News, Videos

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Vanillaware have finally announced their new game and it’s called 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim. Not only does it look suitably sumptuous, like all their games, but it also features mecha. While not much is known about the game, bar that is set for release on PS4 and PS Vita, we are very curious to see how this title will turn out. Previously Vanillaware has only really done fantasy themed action RPG’s, often with a historical bent. This looks decidedly futuristic and sci-fi with it. The music is also being Hitoshi Sakimoto and thus far has a real Origa vibe to it. The launch trailer is shown below.

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News: Gundam Extreme Versus Force To Be Released On PS Vita

Posted on : 15-09-2015 | By : | In : News, Videos

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Following the news that the next Gundam Extreme Versus game would be shown at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, we now know that Gundam Extreme Versus Force will very likely be a PS Vita exclusive. In the launch trailer (shown below) we see all manner of new game modes and mobile suits, with the YG-111 Gundam G-Self being notable. The upcoming ASW-G-66 Gundam Barbatos may also be present in the game but no further details are available about that yet. This will be the first named entry in the series to not have an initial arcade release. While this is definitely a PS Vita game we may yet still see a PS4 game come out but we’ll just have to wait and see if anything else pops up. No release is currently set but it’s probable we’ll see something next year.

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News: Gundam Battle Operation Next Is Finally Released

Posted on : 29-08-2015 | By : | In : News, Videos

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The sequel to the first freemium Gundam game by Bandai Namco is now finally out in the wild. Compared to the beta version Gundam Battle Operation Next is definitely an improvement, in regards to general movement and controls, but it’s still pretty underwhelming. Bear in mind we’re in Japan so server issues and lag aren’t really a problem but even then the game is not exactly great. While it may look similar to the Gundam Breaker games, the core team behind that didn’t work on this (which likely explains why the gameplay element feels so disappointing). In any case, the game is now out on both PS3 and PS4 so you can see for yourselves what it’s like.

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Videos: Super Robot Wars BX Latest Promo

Posted on : 25-07-2015 | By : | In : Videos

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With the release of Super Robot Wars BX looming, we’ve been graced with a new promo. It shows a lot of new animation and the game is looking great really. Bandai Namco also announced a new Super Robot Wars mobile game but that looks pretty awful and isn’t being developed by the main team anyway, in fact it’s being done by Sega Games so that likely explains a lot. Thankfully BX is at least a proper game to look forward to. The game is released on August 20th in Japan and you can pre-order it here.

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