Bandai Namco announces Super Robot Wars V for 2017, English subtitles and mecha included
Bandai Namco has revealed a teaser trailer for Super Robot Wars V, a sequel to the Super Robot Wars series releasing for Japan in 2017. This sequel, releasing upon both the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4, will include English subtitles, a welcome addition for players wishing to import the Japanese mecha game.
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Super Robot Wars is a tactical RPG series featuring characters from various mecha (i.e. "people commandeering giant robots") anime, such as Neon Genesis Evangelion or the plethora of Gundam series (Gundam Seed, Gundam Thunderbolt, etc.) . This title will feature a larger cast than the previous entry.
The cast includes:
- Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon
- Evangelion 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone
- Evangelion 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
- Evangelion 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo
- Full Metal Panic!
- Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
- Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid
- Getter Robo Armageddon
- Invincible Super Man Zambot 3
- Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3
- Mobile suit Zeta Gundam
- Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Crossbone Gundam
- Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Skull Heart
- Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: The Steel Seven
- Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny
- Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer
- Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn
- Martian Successor Nadesico: The Motion Picture – Prince of Darkness
- Mazinger Edition Z: The Impact!
- Mazinger Z vs. The Great General of Darkness
- Rebuild of Evangelion
- Space Battleship Yamato 2199
- The Brave Express Might Gaine
The release of Super Robot Wars V will also be a celebration of the series' 25 year anniversary.
Fans of tactical RPGs can look forward to its release in 2017.