Super Robot Wars BX Game's 14-Minute 2nd Promo Video Streamed

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
3DS game featuring 16 mech titles ships in Japan on August 20

Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming two versions of the second promotional video on Friday for its upcoming Super Robot Wars BX Nintendo 3DS game. The footage in both videos is the same, but the music used differs. The videos preview the characters and mech featured in the game, as well as the the game's original characters and original mecha.

Those who receive first copies of the game will receive five bonuses: a download code for the NES/Famicom version of Dai-2-ji Super Robot Wars for the Nintendo 3DS, a Nintendo 3DS theme, a campaign map, a skill item, and Tsume Super (puzzle levels with specific objectives, often with only one precise way to win).

The game will ship in Japan on August 20 for 6,640 yen (about US$55) for the download edition or the package edition.

The game has thus far unveiled mecha from 16 robot anime and game titles, including five that are new to the game franchise. The anime are:

  • Aura Battler Dunbine
  • Aura Battler Dunbine New story of Aura Battler Dunbine
  • Giant Gorg*
  • Matchless Raijin-Oh
  • GaoGaiGar: King of the Braves
  • Panzer World Galient*
  • SD Gundam Gaiden*
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer
  • Mobile Suit Gundam UC
  • Mobile Suit Gundam AGE*
  • Macross Frontier: Itsuwari no Utahime
  • Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa
  • Macross 30 ~Ginga o Tsunagu Utagoe~*
  • Mazinger Edition Z: The Impact!
  • Mazinkaizer SKL
  • Martian Successor Nadesico

*Debut in Super Robot Wars franchise.

The Super Robot Wars games allow players to command mecha from various Japanese anime series in tactical battles. The latest game in the series, 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Arc, shipped in Japan on April 2 for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita.

Bandai Namco Entertainment revealed Super Robot Wars X-Ω, the first smartphone game in the franchise, on Friday.

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