13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Western Release Confirmed for September 8

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

Update: We have received a press release via email. We have integrated the rundown into the foot of the article.

In addition, the press release detailed the games pre-order bonuses. While supplies last, the physical Launch Edition (for $59.99 USD) will come with a bonus artbook.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

You can find screenshots (via the emailed press release) below.

Original Story:

Atlus West have announced the western release date for 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim during IGN’s Summer of Gaming.

As we previously reported; the game follows 13 characters, each with their own perspective on events of 1980’s Japan, and an alien invasion. Alongside exploring and interact with NPCs, players fight off aliens with mecha in pausable real time strategy battles.

You can find the 13 Stories trailer below.


You can find the full rundown (via emailed press release) below.

Vanillaware,the storytellers behind Odin Sphere and Dragon’s Crown, craft a sci-fi mystery epic spanning thirteen intertwining stories.
Uncover the truth and delve into a 2D sidescrolling adventure featuring gorgeous art and environments. Then, battle the kaiju in fast-paced, top-down combat. Customize the Sentinels with an arsenal of mechsuit weaponry, and fight to defend humanity!

Key Features:

  • Beautifully rendered in Vanillaware’s signature hand-painted visual style
  • Uncover a deep story through visions of the past and the future
  • The doomsday clock is ticking. Become a Sentinel pilot, customize your mech, and fight waves of kaiju in top-down tactical combat

Along with the recognition of Japanese game industry leaders, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has won numerous awards. Below is a list of its official accolades:

  • Japan Game Awards 2019, Future Division Winner
  • Famitsu Dengeki Game Award 2019, Best Scenario Award & Best Adventure Award (2 divisions)
  • Japan Otaku Awards 2019, Grand Prize
  • IGN Japan Game of the Year 2019, 6th Place
  • IGN Japan User’s Choice 2019, 2nd Place
  • Weekly Famitsu (PS4 Special Feature, sold March 12th, 2020), Ranked in 10th for “”PS4 Must-Play Titles,” selected from all PS4 titles ever sold
  • 51st Seiun Award, Media Category, Nominee

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim is available in Japan, and September 8th in the west on PlayStation 4.

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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