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Kits: HGUC Pale Rider Heavy Equipment Version Announced

Posted on : 22-01-2015 | By : | In : Toys/Kits

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For those that may remember, the boxset of Gundam Side Stories contained a limited edition RX-80PR Pale Rider HGUC kit. Well now you will be able to get the Heavy Equipment Version kit via the Bandai webshop this April. While the game had issues, mostly to do with its budget, the mecha design for the Pale Rider was pretty damn great. Another of the EXAM System-esque mobile suits it played a key role in the Missing Link narrative, with its own version of the HADES system causing havoc. Admittedly this kit is a webshop exclusive but it’s nice to see that the design hasn’t been forgotten at least.

As for the more sporadic updates to the site as of late, that’s entirely down to the quiet patch of mecha game releases we are currently experiencing. Much of this is to do with large publishers thinking console gaming was “dead” and have subsequently been playing catch up since the new consoles have been selling like crazy. Modern games take a few years to make, so hopefully this year will see some more interesting mecha game releases.

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Do you have any basis for the whole “consoles are dead” thing?

Japan maybe? Consoles are doing as well there by contrast to mobile gaming and handhelds. The 3DS.

Gundam Breaker 2 came out. Its super fun. You didnt know about that or…?

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