Play as Armored Core Bosses!

Leave it to the Japanese to squeeze out just a bit more from our favorite ancient games. In the same vein as the Sailor Moon vid posted some time ago, we’ve again come across some cool AC1 hacks, this time by YouTube user aniski.

Check them out after the jump.

Now THAT’S an Armored Core: Cronus Custom VESTAL

Oh boy here we go again. From 507 the creator of the ever so beautiful Crest Heavy Fighting Type “Black Rain” comes another beast of an AC machine simply called VESTAL which is a (heavily) modified CRONUS model kit. In contrast to his previous creation, this one seems to be built for speed and flight. Read on for more pictures of this beautiful AC.

10 Most Overpowered Weapons in Armored Core

Right arm weapons are nobrainers to use. Just point and shoot, simple enough that anyone with the slightest bit of hand-eye coordination would be able to do. While there is a wide variety of weapons to choose that will burn, shoot or crush your opponents, at times From Software just makes it a little too easy for people punch holes into each other. Here we shall see the 10 most overpowered weapons in old school AC that make killing NineBall Seraph and Phantasma, a breeze.

An Unkindness of Ravens

A Nest for Ravens

Armored Core has always been something of a niche catering to the already-niche genre of mecha simulation. The Armored Core trilogy for the PS1 provided mech fans everywhere with the rare chance to build and battle with their very own customized mechs. As players got to know the game better, their skills improved along with their ability to design ACs. It got to the point where bashing the AI rankers wasn’t enough any more and nothing other than an equally skilled human opponent would suffice for competition. But as most AC players surely realized, finding people to play against, let alone skilled ones, was just as challenging as learning to play Armored Core itself.