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Videos: Gundam Versus Adds Pale Rider, Gundam Guison Rebake, G-Self Perfect Pack and More As Upcoming DLC UnitsVideos: Gundam Versus Adds Pale Rider, Gundam Guison... Hot on the heels of Update 1.03 launching later this week, Bandai Namco have recently provided the latest set of playable Gundam Versus DLC units that will arrive in August....

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News: Bandai Namco Announce Gundam Versus Open Beta in North America & Pre-Order BonusesNews: Bandai Namco Announce Gundam Versus Open Beta... From the 2017 San Diego Comic Con Gundam Fighting Games Panel, Bandai Namco announced North American players (and probably Europe) will get to try out the Gundam Versus...

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Videos: Gundam Versus Update 1.03 Adds Ranked Battles, Extra Trial Missions, And A New Survival ModeVideos: Gundam Versus Update 1.03 Adds Ranked Battles,... Set to release on July 27, the next update for Gundam Versus will add ranked battles, extra trial missions, and a boss survival mode. In typical ranked battle fashion, you...

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Videos: Gundam Versus Releasing in North America on September 29, Gundam Virtue Added To RosterVideos: Gundam Versus Releasing in North America on... At Anime Expo in Los Angeles this weekend, the Gundam Versus team announced the game will be releasing in North America on September 29, 2017. For those of you who have...

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News: Bandai Namco To Sponsor Gundam Versus Tournament At EVO 2017News: Bandai Namco To Sponsor Gundam Versus Tournament... As we get closer to the Japanese release of Gundam Versus on July 6, Bandai Namco have announced they'll be sponsoring an official Gundam Versus side tournament with AnimEVO...

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News: SD Gundam Generation 3D Update

Posted on : 03-10-2011 | By : | In : News, Videos

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As announced at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, SD Gundam Generation 3D is still on track for its December 22nd release date. The official site has also been kept up to date, with the new “Archive” section showing off the roster of series the game will feature. Of note are the addition of the upcoming Gundam AGE and Gunpla Builders. Much like the Super Robot Wars games, this series is unsurprisingly solely focused on Gundam. In all honesty, we’re not overly fond of the SD Gundam games but this does look suitably nice and since playing through Gundam The 3D Battle we have a hankering for some more 3D Gundam gaming.

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News: Crossbone Gundam Full Cloth added to Gundam Extreme Versus

Posted on : 26-09-2011 | By : | In : News

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Slightly different from usual, GameWatch has a piece on the addition of two new mobile suits to the arcade version of Gundam Extreme Versus. Specifically that of the CB-002 Raphael Gundam from the Gundam 00 movie Awakening of the Trailblazer and the XM-X1 (F97) Crossbone Gundam X-1 Kai Kai “Skull Heart” (in Full Cloth garb) from the extended Crossbone Gundam manga Skullheart and Steel 7. The update is different in the sense that these mobile suits aren’t permanent entries but will only be available from September 28th to October 17th. This is all part of a cunning plan to help promote a large tournament as well as the upcoming release of the PS3 port in December (the latter you can still pre-order here). Whether both units will be present in the port remains to be seen but it’s likely they’ll be included in some form.

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Kits: Cloud Breaker 01 Release

Posted on : 26-09-2011 | By : | In : Toys/Kits

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As we’ve mentioned a few times already, the lovely Cloud Breaker 01 from the Xbox game Murakumo is now set for release in January of next year. Whilst the game was a bit bobbins, the mecha designed by Takayuki Yanase were beautiful to behold. It seems that PLUM have done an exemplary job too. You can also pre-order the kit here.

Update: GA Graphic has a nice update about the kit as well.

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News: Karasawa and Moonlight now in Armored Core V

Posted on : 23-09-2011 | By : | In : News

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In a piece over at Famitsu, it’s finally been shown that both the Karasawa laser rifle and Moonlight laser sword are present in the upcoming Armored Core V. The Karasawa is a long-standing series tradition, named after Yasuyoshi Karasawa who acted as producer on the first three PSone games. This version is slightly different though as it has a charge shot setup. As for the Moonlight, it has been present in every From Software game to date, after it originated in the first ever King’s Field. The new Moonlight also has a nice crescent shape too, which is pretty cool. Separately, there’s a picture of a new massive mecha called “TypeD No.5”, which appears to be a tad Arms Fort-esque. Historically both the Karasawa and Moonlight have been hidden unlocks but it’s nice to know that they are present and correct in the new game though.

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Videos: 2nd Super Robot Wars OG TGS Promo

Posted on : 20-09-2011 | By : | In : Videos

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In addition to a lovely JAM Project concert at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, 2nd Super Robot Wars OG also received a new promo that was also displayed at the show. Showing more units and their animations, it’s looking very lovely. The use of the camera pans and elements of perspective are still suitably impressive. You can pre-order the game here.

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News: Armored Core V Release Date

Posted on : 19-09-2011 | By : | In : News

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Gigazine has a lovely piece on From Software’s recent Game Festa 2011. Considering neither Dark Souls or Armored Core V were present at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, From Software decided to hold their own event in a nearby hotel to Makuhari Messe. Amongst the various events and hands on demos, a new record label was also announced with a new Armored Core album performed by an in-studio band set for release this November. However, the most important piece of information released at the event was the finalised (Japanese) release date for Armored Core V, which is now January 26th.

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Reviews: Armored Core Master of Arena (10/10)

Posted on : 17-09-2011 | By : | In : Reviews

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In terms of mecha gaming vintages, 1999 was definitely an exemplary year. From Omega Boost to Virtual On Oratorio Tangram, punters had access to some of the finest mecha games ever released. Then there was the final entry to the PlayStation Armored Core saga; Master of Arena.

In development for almost two years, the game had a substantial engine overhaul as well as some of the most revolutionary aspects the series had then seen. It was also a truly massive game and aptly named, as one whole disc (out of two) was solely dedicated to a new arena setup that had been introduced in the prior title, Project Phantasma. In short, it is simply one of the finest and best entries into the Armored Core series.

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News: Zone of the Enders HD Collection to receive new anime footage

Posted on : 17-09-2011 | By : | In : News

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In a recent event at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, Hideo Kojima got up on stage to tell the amassed throng that the forthcoming Zone of the Enders HD collections will be receiving new anime footage (as done by Sunrise). Amounting to an additional 4 minutes or so, it’s not clear whether this will be solely present in Anubis or a re-make of the CG animation from the first game. More interestingly though is the fact that a sequel to Anubis may finally be on the cards, they even finally admitted that a sequel had already been attempted a while back but was dropped. The obvious thing about all these renewed ZOE products, from toys to game remakes, is that it’s a clear attempt at marketing foreplay to hype the series back up again. The reason behind this is that, in reality, the ZOE games have never sold well and Konami need more than just a tiny vocal fanbase to bank roll what will end up being a hefty budget for any kind of modern sequel on PS3 or 360.

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News: Steel Battalion Heavy Armor Update

Posted on : 17-09-2011 | By : | In : News

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4Gamer has a piece on two producers from Capcom waving their arms around with the new Steel Battalion Heavy Armor for Kinect. Fundamentally the game uses proper, pad based, controls for movement and firing weapons of your vertical tank. However, certain switches and gauges in the cockpit require the player to directly gesticulate in midair to interact with them. In addition, your AI co-pilots apparently need cajoling in a similar manner as well, to the extent you get to enact a virtual Bright Slap if they start to turn into blubbering pansies. In some ways the fact the game is split like this is a good thing but it does openly show the inadequacies of the Kinect’s capabilities (as if it were truly a viable control setup, you wouldn’t need the pad at all). Considering that the first game was suitably revolutionary when it came to its controller, the new Kinect game seems to be partly following in its footsteps but we are still hugely skeptical about any of it actually working properly in the wild. We’re also a tad saddened that no-one on the From Software team were involved in this demo to the press.

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Videos: Gundam Extreme Versus TGS Promo

Posted on : 15-09-2011 | By : | In : Videos

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As you’d expect the PS3 version of Gundam Extreme Versus has been shown at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, with a nice promo movie to accompany it. Not only explaining the game’s core mechanics as well as the swanky online battle setup. We’ve included the promo below as well as some on the floor shaky cam footage, just to help with the immersion. December can’t come soon enough!

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