From Software has been developing mecha battling games since the PsOne was in its heyday. Now, the studio is working on Armored Core V and they shared a few pieces of concept art from the title.

 

While drawing a pair of robot legs, one artist highlighted the knee armor.

 

 

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Each set of robot arms differs from the stock part and are effective at different points in the game.

 

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What should we put in those hands? How about a railgun? The top sketch is a standard railgun while the bottom picture is a modified version. Notice the extra wires and canister on the bottom?

 

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Armored Core V has plenty of other weapons including laser rifles and laser blades.

 

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Once you have all of the parts in place (and a few dozen textures later), Armored Core V turns into this.

 

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Armored Core V is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this year in Japan. Namco Bandai will publish Armored Core V overseas and have the game slated as an early 2012 title.

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