Giant Gundam Vs. Tiny Gundam Inside Your PS3

By Spencer . January 3, 2013 . 2:34pm

Gundam Breaker plays with scale. This Mobile Suit battling game from Namco Bandai has 1/144 scale Gundam and 1/60 scale Gundam in the same arena.

 

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You can fight on a roulette table and battle players right outside Diver City in Odaiba, the place where the 1/1 scale Gundam stands tall. Gundam Breaker also has a asteroid that looks like the Axis base, a snowy mountain stage, and a jungle area that looks kind of like Jaburo.

 

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Famitsu explains players take on a mission, destroy other Gundam, and then collect parts from fallen Gundam to customize their mecha. Gundam Breaker will have a bunch of mobile suits including:

RX-78-2 Gundam (1/144 scale)

ZGMF-X20A Strike Freedom Gundam (1/144 scale)

GN-0000 OO Gundam (1/144 scale)

MS-06 Zaku II (1/144 scale)

MSN-04 Sazby (1/144 scale)

MSN-06S Sinaju (1/144 scale)

Gundam Breaker is slated for release on PlayStation 3 sometime in 2013. The official site also says Gundam Breaker is coming to Vita, but Famitsu only notes the PS3 version.


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  • https://twitter.com/RaiohV Raioh

    Would be so mighty cool if I could battle each other with Gundam model kits in RL~!!

  • Zal_Yagun

    I just hope they wont be using the same engine as the gundam battle series. And retail release for vita.

    Need my non-seed gundam fix.

  • StarWarudo

    Any chance they will include the G Gundams? Seeing as how that’s the only iteration I’m familiar with, I’d get this game if its got Burning or Shining.

    • SuperSailorV

      siiiiiiiiiiiiiigh.

      • StarWarudo

        Yes?

        • Kaihedgie

          They won’t. Since it’s based on Gunpla, they’re going with what’s hot right now. So that means Zeta, SEED, Unicorn, AGE and Wing (TV) are coming in

          • StarWarudo

            Thanks for explaining that to me, appreciate it. :)

          • LynxAmali

            -AGE
            -Hot

            Hahaha.

            Japan hated it and rightfully so. Twas terrible.

          • Kaihedgie

            Nope

          • http://twitter.com/#!/kaishou Kaishou

            Please tell me you’re not one of those people who voted all those age kit as rrobbert184′s list of 2012 worst gunpla.

            [edit: I just noticed strike freedom is in this game so...does that mean gundam seed DESTINY is uh...HOT?]

          • LynxAmali

            Actually, no. I liked AGE’s kits and mechanical designs in general (aside from the FX). Really wish they’d come out with more Vegan kits.

            I was referring to the show itself.Look at the ratings. Some of it was actually below X and Turn A in ratings, iirc, which were the lowest rated Gundam shows. The game didn’t sell all the great either, despite Hino’s promise that it would so many copies.

            That’s not even going into the fact they let characters drop off the face of the Earth with the plot with the excuse of ‘we’ll let other people fill in what happened for us.’

            Also; C.E. is ‘hot’ in Japan period. Especially Destiny (despite the last half being, put nicely, an entertaining trainwreck.)

          • http://twitter.com/#!/kaishou Kaishou

            Don’t have much to say about ratings, I don’t go by them and if destiny is that popular as you say then I probably lost any faith in ratings for future series. Destiny is TRAINWRECK since episode 1 and I’m surprise I was sane enough to go through to episode 50. Bandai is lucky enough for me to even buy their destiny kits since they actually do have good mechanical design.

    • LynxAmali

      Probably.

      It might just get God and Master though.

  • http://twitter.com/#!/kaishou Kaishou

    I hope they replicate the details on each scale. I’m not feeling the 1/144 sinanju since I feel it seem to lacks the detail of the HG 1/144 has. This may be me but doesn’t the 1/60 RX-78 look…blockly? This is 1/60 RX-78 http://www.ebasenet.com/images/g_net/PG_RX78-2/PG_RX78-2-P2.jpg I would expect them to replicate the detail if they are going towards gunpla vs gunpla.

    • Don

      i think they won’t be replicating the details from the plastic models to the in game models just the scale.. coz it might be too much work for them?

      • http://twitter.com/#!/kaishou Kaishou

        Probably not but it would be nice since I build these kit myself and I appreciate the work bandai do for it.

        • Don

          maybe they can add tie-ins with the models they sell like codes and what not to unlock something for the game and help sell models..

          i build gunplas as well.. i’m hoping they add the ability to change the color schemes since this game is about kit bashing and all..

  • Don

    hey spencer found an error MSN-04 Sazby is supposed to be Sazabi..

  • s07195

    If we’re fighting using Gunpla, then this game should be about using our imagination to fire invisible beams from beam guns and attacking enemies with extremely breakable plastic beam sabers.

    No really, though, at least the fact that using melee (beam saber) on an enemy mobile suit like a Zaku II and it not being cut in half and exploding immediately would make more sense. (I’m looking at you, Gundam vs Gundam)

  • Göran Isacson

    … You KNOW there are a LOT of games surrounding a franchise when they dig THIS deep into the “how can we make this concept fresh” barrel. I mean, a virtual simulation of the models of actual robots fighting each other… in various rooms that are to scale with the model… with the possibility of fighting the biggest, “natural scale” model as a boss…

    You know I started writing this post all snarky and whatnot, but now that I’m looking at it like a Multiplayer Brawler version of Toy Story? I’m kinda digging it.

    • Kaihedgie

      They actually did something just like this for an OVA. They actually managed to get Hi-Nu in animated form because of it

      • Göran Isacson

        Interesting- do you remember the name of said OVA?

        • Kaihedgie

          Model Suit Gunpla Builders Beginning G

  • AzuNo17

    This would be the perfect opportunity to use the AR for the Vita version as gimmicky as it may sound.

  • HassanJamal

    The game based on screenshots looks stunning! Cant wait to play this :D

  • http://twitter.com/Nates4Christ Nate

    I’m ready to see a gameplay demo in action. I want to see if it’s running on the battle series engine like every other gundam game just about made in the past long time.

  • http://yaminoseigi.blogspot.com/ Yami no Seigi

    I think the success of this game will depend on the number of available 1/144 MS in the game which the actual Gunpla got more than hundred of them for HGUC only.

    Since Bandai is the one who made this game i will expect DLCs everywhere.

    Regardless i will get this game for my Vita

  • OatMatadoQuatro

    Oh yeah, lets bring a giant Gundam to the middle of the city. What could possibly go wrong?

    http://claycas1992.webs.com/photos/anime/explosion.jpg

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