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10 Minutes of Pure Mecha Action With Another Century's Episode:R Preview

Your mind is about to be blown.

What’s better than a Playstation 3 game that features robots battling each other in real time? A game that features robots from famous anime series like Code Geass, Macross F, and countless Gundam series of course! We’ve talked about Another Century’s Episode: R in the past, but we never had received a very good look at it. Well now its time for all of us to get a good look, a very long hard look at what this game plays like. I have to admit, I’m pretty damn flabbergasted after watching this second preview video.

Not only does it look smooth like butter, and appear incredibly fast paced, but it has fully voiced cut scenes that appear like they are ripped almost right out of the anime! Yes, we will probably never see a localized version of it in the west with translations, but this is definitely something I can’t pass up. 
 
  
    
hitsusatsu11on July 27, 2010 at 10:47 p.m.
This looks sick, needs more Gundam Wing action though.
Count_Zeroon July 27, 2010 at 11:49 p.m.
No Region Locking on the PS3 FTW!
sotyfan16on July 28, 2010 at 12:12 a.m.
@hitsusatsu11:
Agreed. 
 
This has been of interest to me because I want a good mech game to play. I really hope it does make it to the States. ACE: R looks good and has an echelon of mechs from various anime to choose from (and pilots from the looks of it). Did my eyes decieve me or was that an Angel at 1:31-1:34 of first video? If so then where are the Evas? My fav would have to be the Gurren. Speaking of, why not also include Gurren Lagann?
hitsusatsu11on July 28, 2010 at 12:16 a.m.
@sotyfan16: I also was wondering about the lack of NGE, I thought at first maybe because it is space/flight oriented, but CG knightmare frames can't go in space either. Maybe the Eva's would be to powerful for this kind of thing. 
cfatalison July 28, 2010 at 12:23 a.m.
@hitsusatsu11 said:

" @sotyfan16: I also was wondering about the lack of NGE, I thought at first maybe because it is space/flight oriented, but CG knightmare frames can't go in space either. Maybe the Eva's would be to powerful for this kind of thing.  "

it got freaking aquarion here, and getter robo in ACE 3 , and the reality shattering shin dragon as the final boss.......
evas would be nothing in ACE same thing like it would still get creamed if it's name is not EVA-01 in super robot wars
everything can fly here, look at previous ace game, they even make nirvash fly in space , so there's no reason why KMF can't fly
and also gundam wing is outdated, Heero only appears in ACE3 for one important scene and that is it, he has no stage, no story connection, nothing
 
they are giving us Nacht and Riese?
 
hoooboy
hitsusatsu11on July 28, 2010 at 12:26 a.m.
@cfatalis: I guess 01 could fly anyway in God Mode.And the eva's were designed to last forever in space after the Sun explodes, so no problem. 
sotyfan16on July 28, 2010 at 12:26 a.m.
@hitsusatsu11:
What about the advanced Float units? And when all else fails you can fire a F.L.E.I.A.!
hitsusatsu11on July 28, 2010 at 12:28 a.m.
@sotyfan16: Ya, but I thought no KF can go out into space, but doesn't mater here since apparently everything flies.
cfatalison July 28, 2010 at 12:33 a.m.
@hitsusatsu11: the thing is , besides 01 what do evas don't have compared to other robot ( hint it has something to with time)
and couple other problem
 
TTGL series is even more impossible
hitsusatsu11on July 28, 2010 at 12:40 a.m.
@cfatalis: Ye, the cables. But beast mode berserk cab run with out them. But yes NGE usually doesn't mesh well with other robot shows I guess, except SRW Alpha 3 was sick.
cfatalison July 28, 2010 at 12:53 a.m.
@hitsusatsu11: yes and you mean that they can only default to meele when the plug ran out and everyone fly?
game balance zilch, SRW alpha and other SRW can feature eva because........ SRW eva is fitted with N2, ALL of them
and shinji trains to be a MAN OF DESTINY
hitsusatsu11on July 28, 2010 at 12:55 a.m.
@cfatalis: Yes that shinji is epic, he is similar to 2.0 shinji.
cfatalison July 28, 2010 at 12:58 a.m.
@hitsusatsu11: he is still better than 2.0 shinji
 
his last upgrade is the type -f equipment
( Type F is a special equipment for 01 to turn it into a full combat utility machine rather than a test bec, it's equipped with n2 god with BAYONETS, and electric cable launcher, and large fuckin knife)
hitsusatsu11on July 28, 2010 at 1:04 a.m.
@cfatalis: Idk, Shinji manned up and saved Rei pretty hardcore in 2.0. And as far as 01 itself goes, basically when the shit hits the fan in NGE, a God is a God.
cfatalison July 28, 2010 at 1:08 a.m.
@hitsusatsu11: a god is nothing when facing shin getter, ideon, great zeorymer, mazinkaiser " god mode" ( 150 will), SRW rule state, anything can be CLEAVED
 
yes and  SRW shinji faced everyone once in every game he appeared by killing the whole mp eva, and slashing gendo, and he didn't bring the end of the world
hitsusatsu11on July 28, 2010 at 1:12 a.m.
@cfatalis: Ideons not that impressive. Reset the universe all you want when your LCL.
cfatalison July 28, 2010 at 1:16 a.m.
@hitsusatsu11: if Ideon can be turned to LCL 
 
Eva are not the end all be all of mecha godhood
 
we had demonbane, getter emperor and STTGL
hitsusatsu11on July 28, 2010 at 1:20 a.m.
@cfatalis: I like em. Theres much debate to the level of omnipotence/all powerfullness the Lilith/Rei 01 God Mode thing had. If his powers of instrumentality and transcendence are purely terrestrially limited (ie. one planet) or if they extend there consciousness into all the universe and become a supreme being, as Fuyutsuki states. They could soul fuck pretty much any mecha opponent. Along with Gundam, Eva's are my favorite mecha. 
 
Also I really think TTGL is overrated. 
GodLen staff on July 28, 2010 at 1:38 a.m.
there is a good chance the next SRW game will come out for the PS3, so we might see an EVA and Gurren Lagaan in that.
cfatalison July 28, 2010 at 1:40 a.m.
@GodLen: wouldn't gurren laggan be too large and everyone else to small? we already see eva couple of time
 
 
@hitsusatsu11:
there's no such thing as overrated when your enemy , has a weapon proficiency of "galaxy , thrown"

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