Super Robot Wars OG The Moon Dwellers' 2nd Promo Video Reveals June 30 Release
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming the second promotional video for the Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers (Super Robot Taisen OG: The Moon Dwellers) simulation role-playing game on Saturday. The 14-minute video previews the story and main characters and reveals that the game will ship in Japan on June 30.
The regular PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of the game will cost 8,200 yen (about US$77), while the limited PlayStation 4 version will cost 11,800 yen (US$111). The limited edition will include a special box, official mechanical design collection book, soundtrack CD, and "Super Robot Wars OG Beach Dwellers" picture drama Blu-ray Disc. Bandai Namco Entertainment began streaming an introduction video for the Blu-ray Disc in May:
The game will ship with an English-language version for the PS4 in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.
In the game's story, a new calamity comes from the moon and a cross gate, and the soldiers must fight against the calamity. The game will feature both a "Beginner's Mode" and a "Guidance Scenario" in-game instruction guide that will allow those who have never played the franchise before to play the game. Confirmed mecha include Granteed, and confirmed characters include Akimi Akatsuki, Akemi Akatsuki, Rio Mei Long, Tōya Shiun, Katia Grineal, and Merua Meruna Meia.
The game is the first project in the franchise's 25th anniversary celebration, and is also the latest entry in the franchise's OG (Original Generation) line, which focuses on original robots and characters as opposed to existing ones from anime. The second project in the 25th anniversary celebration is the Super Robot Taisen V (Super Robot Wars V) game, which will ship in Japan on 2017.
Bandai Namco Entertainment's Super Robot Wars video game franchise includes more than 90 works (including "Best Editions") and it has sold more than 16 million copies. The franchise launched on April 20, 1991 with Super Robot Wars on the Game Boy system.