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VanillaWare Announces the Mecha-Themed 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim for PS4 and PS Vita

VanillaWare has announced 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim for both PlayStation 4 and PS Vita.

The announcement for the mecha-themed action game came during Sony’s press conference this morning. Featured above, you can view the game’s debut trailer.

A release date was not announced, but you can visit the game’s official website here.

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24 comments
  1. Raspberry
    Raspberry
    September 15, 2015 at 6:47 am

    Anything from VanillaWare is instant buy from me. BRING IT ON!

  2. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    September 15, 2015 at 7:00 am

    Looks awesome! Can’t wait to play it!

  3. JackDandy
    JackDandy
    September 15, 2015 at 7:08 am

    Looks super cool. Wonder how it plays.

  4. MusouTensei
    MusouTensei
    September 15, 2015 at 8:20 am

    A Vanillaware game in a modern setting, WITH MECHS? Fucking sold.

  5. Mike Nieto
    Mike Nieto
    September 15, 2015 at 9:07 am

    Jesus fuck this looks fantastic.

  6. Etherblaze
    Etherblaze
    September 15, 2015 at 9:28 am

    HOLY SHIT IT’S SO GORGEOUS. I’ve been dying for a modern or sci-fi Vanillaware. And here it is. Jesus christ. The classroom and city look so beautiful in Vanillaware’s style. I WANT IT. I’m getting a PS4 just for this.

  7. eltonBorges
    eltonBorges
    September 15, 2015 at 9:56 am

    I think Pacific Rim made a really nice impression even in Japan, hahaha. Anyway, I’m really curious about how this is going to work in the end. Right now we can say the walking parts look gorgeous, if a bit empty, but, no gameplay yet.
    Anyway, one more VIta game for me, haahah.

  8. Longtooth
    Longtooth
    September 15, 2015 at 10:03 am

    Definitely! Looking at their track record with games, I have to say I am looking forward to any new releases they make.

  9. Misogynerd
    Misogynerd
    September 15, 2015 at 10:46 am

    Reminds me of Gunbuster, especially the girl in the Bloomers. Even Vanillaware has fallen into the high school setting, with even an obligatory Yuji Everylead the Bland!

    I do wonder if it’s top down, though.

  10. Steven T.
    Steven T.
    September 15, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    It’s… beautiful! I love you Kamitani!!

  11. Rannie
    Rannie
    September 15, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    Same here. I hope it will come with a mini artbook (just like Dragon’s Crown and Odin Sphere Lifthrasir).

  12. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    September 15, 2015 at 6:37 pm

    My god, this is so beautiful! Their art is so damn gorgeous. It wouldn’t look out of place in a museum.

    I also hope it manages to trigger Mr. Schreier somehow.

  13. Kev Lew
    Kev Lew
    September 15, 2015 at 6:38 pm

    aww PS only

  14. Eighto
    Eighto
    September 15, 2015 at 7:17 pm

    Maximum hype.

  15. Tin o Beans
    Tin o Beans
    September 15, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    Damn, I don’t know about the 3D environments mixed with the 2D characters, in some places it works but I get this paper mario feel.

    But this is obviously not game footage, expecially the robot part with the explosion. I have faith it will be brilliant. GK can do no wrong.

  16. InfectedAI
    InfectedAI
    September 15, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    Not a surprise really. They’ve only ever done two non PlayStation games.

  17. InfectedAI
    InfectedAI
    September 15, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    I prefer mech games in first person, but obviously this one was never going to be in first person. Looks great art wise and I’m excited to see some gameplay. Hopefully it gets localized.

  18. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    September 15, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    Just get a Vita, m8.

  19. Booz
    Booz
    September 16, 2015 at 12:39 am

    this looks insane
    those designs
    those robots
    that art
    that music
    that atmosphere
    that everything

    shame it’s not on PS3 or PC, I can’t seriously get a PS4 just for this game and getting it on a mobile screen would be a shame

    where’s that PC petition come on

  20. Booz
    Booz
    September 16, 2015 at 12:39 am

    and that robot action looks so cool
    they’ve proven they can do fantasy, now they’re doing sci fi and it looks great

  21. XERW
    XERW
    September 20, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    I seriously need PS4 for this and P5. Dammit Sony, you win this time around…

    …anybody have info regarding the C-Chassis variant of PS4?

  22. Kamille Bidan
    Kamille Bidan
    September 22, 2015 at 11:18 am

    SO this trailer told us absolutely nothing other than that it has mechs and waifus… sign me up!

  23. Kamille Bidan
    Kamille Bidan
    September 22, 2015 at 11:20 am

    The game is coming out on the Vita, just get a PS TV they cost like 60 bucks

  24. Alan Wake
    Alan Wake
    May 11, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    You had me at VanillaWare