Giant fire-breathing beetles and mecha suits? No, this isn’t Earth Defense Force, but Steel Chronicle has a lot in common with D3Publisher’s bug blasting series.
Players start Konami’s arcade game by picking a super suit. The assault suit (grey) is armed with an assault rifle, machine gun, and beam blade. It’s more balanced compared to the blaster suit (red), heavy duty armor armed with a Gatling gun and rocket launcher. After gearing up it’s bug hunting time.
If you’re in Japan you can play Steel Chronicle at select arcades. The game is in location test phase with a Location tests for Steel Chronicle have be arcades. The cabinet design is similar to Sega’s Border Break where up to four players can sit next to each other and play together on their own screen.