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Bandai Namco have announced Super Robot Wars T.
The latest in their cross-franchise mecha series is coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch sometime next year in Japan. Featured above, you can view the debut trailer for the game
The strategy RPG boasts a huge roster of characters from mecha anime, including some space-ships this time around as well. Newcomers include characters from Expelled from Paradise, Arcadia of My Youth: Endless Orbit SSX, Magic Knight Rayearth, and Cowboy Bebop.
The run down of returning franchises includes:
- Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
- Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack
- Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack – Beltorchika’s Children (units only)
- Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam
- Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Skull Heart (units only)
- Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Steel 7 (units only)
- Mobile Fighter G Gundam
- Invincible Robo Trider G7
- Aura Battler Dunbine
- New Story of Aura Battler Dunbine
- Armored Trooper Votoms
- Armored Trooper Votoms: Big Battle
- Armored Trooper Votoms: The Last Red Shoulder (units only)
- The Brave Express Might Gaine
- The King of Braves GaoGaiGar
- Gunbuster (Aim for the Top!)
- Martian Successor Nadesico: The Prince of Darkness
- Getter Robo Armageddon (True Getter Robo: The Last Day of the World)
- Mazinger Z: Infinity
- Gun X Sword
The plot focuses on a “decaying humanity” losing its desire to explore the stars- hence the T for Terra.
No western release date has been confirmed as of yet. We’ll keep you guys posted.