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News: Gundam Side Stories Screenshot Update

Posted on : 05-03-2014 | By : | In : News

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Over at 4Gamer we have a new update on the forthcoming Gundam Side Stories collection of games. First though, let’s talk about the above screenshot. As it basically shows the Blue Destiny GM kicking the Efreet Kai, now this is not something that really happened in the original games and is another instance where it seems the “remake” is deviating from the host material. We only hope that the other games in the collection are more faithful functionally speaking. That aside, in addition to the main games there will also be a VR mission mode that allows you to build a custom team of mobile suits. This gives credence to our theory that the games would crossover in terms of units somehow. It also harks back to the Tactics Battle mode we saw in Journey to Jaburo (which was pretty much the best part of the game and in turn created the setup seen in Lost War Chronicles, which is also getting remade in this collection). Bar that we also now have some nice shots of the RX-80 Pale Rider, the unique mobile suit that has been introduced for the game. The game is still on course for its May 29th release and you can pre-order the standard edition here.

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I’m going to take a wild guess and say none of the HD remakes will be functionally similar to their source material.

Yeah, the weird thing is that Bandai made a big deal that they would be. As this is a Japan only game I’m surprised they’d be that dumb (as normally they’re pretty clued in to the Gundam fanbase as it’s domestic after all).

I’m not in the know…is this the same as gundam gaiden?

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