Sep 212010
Back Camera

Nine-Ball Seraph is indeed present in the From Software developed mecha mash-up called Another Century’s Episode: R. The iconic Armored Core villain, this time controlled by pilot Winter, appears as the second to the last boss of the game. And after the 11th playthrough, Nine-Ball becomes a player selectable mech. Continue reading »

Sep 182010

An update to the already released LAHIRE model kit a few months back, the gun metal version of this kit will be making an appearance at a hobby center near you around January 2011. The new kit, besides offering a gunmetal paint scheme, will offer new parts such as a pile-bunker, a shotgun, and external boosters. Hit the jump for more pics of this upcoming kit: Continue reading »

Sep 162010
Steel Battalion

Just a few hours ago during Microsoft’s Tokyo Game Show, mecha fans were treated to a teaser for a new Steel Battalion game being developed by From Software, of Armored Core and Demon’s Souls fame, for Capcom. This new Steel Battalion game is set to take advantage of Microsoft’s Kinect technology instead of the 32-button controller that the original was famous for. But of course it’s still too early to tell how exactly the Kinect will be used to simulate piloting a giant robot.

Anyway, enjoy the trailer below and be hyped with the rest of us.
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Sep 092010
Armored Core Limit Release

David Ball, or Moodydave/Moodydata as he’d like to be known in the internet, has been continuing the development of his one-man effort called Armored Core: Limit Release.

In his 42nd update on moddb, he shares how this pet project of his has gone on for far longer than he expected but that he looks at what he learns from the work rather than how much still needs to be done. What is unclear until now though is whether the project will simply be an OVA or a fully playable mod. But with his mindset, we can only expect good developments either way.

And to cap things off, Dave has treated us to an all new teaser. He even managed to get a few voice actors. Do check it out below. Continue reading »

Sep 012010
Armored Moon Sailor Core

What’s this? Someone actually took the time of putting a robotic version of Sailor Moon for Armored Core: Master of Arena, and it looks like it is working just as expected. We’re strangely excited about trying this out for some reason, and we’re expecting some sort of magical transformation to occur when you equip the grenade launcher. See the gameplay video after the jump: Continue reading »