Arc System Works’ Mecha Hack And Slash Game Comes Out For Vita On December 25

By Spencer . December 10, 2013 . 1:06am

Arc System Works has more PlayStation Vita games than Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R. They created a mahjong game and brought Magical Beat from arcades to Sony’s handheld too. Their next Vita game is Damascus Gear: Tokyo War Begins which is just one part of the Damascus Gear series.

The Vita game is a hack & slash game with mecha. You can collect parts and customize your robots and get back on the battlefield to complete missions. Damascus Gear: Tokyo War Begins looks like a cross between Front Mission and Diablo. You can get in on December 25 on Japan’s PlayStation Store for 1,800 yen ($17).


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  • Zeonsilt

    “Insert your rage post about Square Enix and Front Mission:Evolved here”

    This is first time i even hear about ASW “Damascus Gear series”.

    p.s.I hope they will bring it to EU/US PSN,will definitely buy it.

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

    Looking forward to this game! JP PSN is quite a haven for mecha game, got myself Assault Gunner early this year and definitely going to get PSN card for this game.

  • icecoffemix

    Yep I also got a very strong FM vibe from the mecha design.

    RIP FM. Still yet to play FM5 though. :(

    • Aristides

      oh FM how I miss you so ;_;

    • https://twitter.com/kcgst Karu

      I was gonna say something with EVOLVED, but it´s not worth it.

      • icecoffemix

        I know what you mean. :(

  • HassanJamal

    Id play this.

  • Arcana Wiz

    I remember that this game interested me a lot with it reveal trailer, wonder if it will be localized.

  • Kamen Rider Rayz

    It looks boring as hell… I’ll pass….

  • neocatzon

    Arcsys please deliver. We are lacking mecha games out here.

  • DanielGearSolid

    Mecha Diablo

  • Aristides

    Ark, you have a US branch now. Localize this! Mechs are popular in the US now.

    • arks

      No.

      • Aristides

        Why not? ;_;

        • Kamen Rider Rayz

          Because the gameplay looks boring.

        • arks

          because i don’t have a US branch XD

          JK aside, i would like to see this game or its genre overseas

  • Ferrick

    i sure do hope that there are other frames than the plain default ones

  • http://the-critical-hit.tumblr.com/ Musashi

    Looks lika a good game. Me do want. ;_;

  • Bigabu Beaze

    So cool! Please localize!

  • Alister Izumi

    balder sky anyone? O.o

  • Valtiel Ikari

    I don’t know, need more gameplay footage for me to decide, but looks promising.

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