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Vanillaware’s Latest Game Might’ve Been Leaked, Involves Badass Mecha

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Sega has published their lineup of games coming to this year’s Tokyo Game Show, however, we’ve learned (via Games Talk) they might have two unannounced games up their sleeve.

The first game is potentially the newest game from Vanillaware, which the developer is co-producing with Atlus (who are owned by Sega now). The website’s source code lists the game “Thirteen Mecha Soldier Defense Zone,” for both Playstation 4 and PS Vita.

Games Talk points out this game shares the same name with a 2013 New Year’s greeting card (which Vanillaware sends out every year), the artwork for said greeting card is published in this article’s header. This greeting card shares the same title with the name in the website’s source code, 十三機兵防衛圏.

While we first got a teaser for this game back in July, details are scant, if this turns out to be Vanillaware’s new game, expect at least a sizeable dose of mecha action.

Finally, a second game named “Lexus” was found on Sega’s Tokyo Game Show website. While there is really nothing to corroborate with this name, we do know the Yakuza Studio is working on something new, and it’s definitely not Yakuza.

It’s also worth mentioning that Sega quickly took down their Tokyo Game Show website, and have since reuploaded it with its entire source code scraped of all the previously found information.

This year’s Tokyo Game Show runs from September 17th to the 20th.

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32 comments
  1. Ippiki Okami
    Ippiki Okami
    September 10, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    More Vanillaware is always a good thing.

  2. Sergio Nacher Fernández
    Sergio Nacher Fernández
    September 10, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    >Vanillaware
    >Mecha
    Already, so much HYPE!

  3. rudhvelyn
    rudhvelyn
    September 10, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    God I already can’t wait

  4. Kiryu
    Kiryu
    September 10, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    Vanillaware+Mechas+Waifus+Vita=take my money

  5. King of Bros
    King of Bros
    September 10, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Look at this sick MILF fantasy

    Jason Schreier must be spinning in his grave

  6. Etherblaze
    Etherblaze
    September 10, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    MAXIMUM HYPE THRUSTERS ENGAGED

  7. Tyrannikos
    Tyrannikos
    September 10, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    Good heavens, thank you, Vanillaware!

  8. rBeowulf
    rBeowulf
    September 10, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    Someone call Nasa please, my boner has now reached the moon.

  9. blackice85
    blackice85
    September 10, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    Waifu mecha? XD

  10. Offendatron_5000
    Offendatron_5000
    September 10, 2015 at 1:54 pm

    The amount of art that will need to go into this for all of the articulation of the mecha alone, my god this could be IMPRESSIVE depending how the direction of the game style goes.

  11. Kiryu
    Kiryu
    September 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Just wait 20 more years to see what Japan will offer there.^^

  12. Alexis Nascimento-Lajoie
    Alexis Nascimento-Lajoie
    September 10, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Dick status: muh

  13. Booz
    Booz
    September 10, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    Always hyper for anything vanillaware does, shame they still don’t jump on the PC too but come on, vanillaware and mecha sounds awesome.
    Every time they take on a different theme for a game they do such an awesome job at making it look so cool in their distinctive style

  14. Misogynerd
    Misogynerd
    September 10, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    I want some big Vanillaware Robot Tiddies and asses. Here’s one such example.

  15. Dr. Evil's Brother's Evil Twin
    Dr. Evil's Brother's Evil Twin
    September 10, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    Sweet! A remake of Odin Sphere and a NEW game! Awesome! I wonder how big a hissy fit Jason Scherier of Shitaku will have. You are gonna have a female main characters, but it will be downplayed because anything that comes from Japan is gross.

  16. Audie Bakerson
    Audie Bakerson
    September 10, 2015 at 4:31 pm

    Where are the big titted lolis?

  17. JustaGuest
    JustaGuest
    September 10, 2015 at 4:57 pm

    oh god yes

  18. Neojames82
    Neojames82
    September 10, 2015 at 5:02 pm

    A mech Vanillaware Mecha game?!

    Ahhhh YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES

  19. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    September 10, 2015 at 5:31 pm

    Oh god yes!

  20. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    September 10, 2015 at 5:31 pm

    DLC.

  21. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    September 10, 2015 at 6:24 pm

    TGS can’t come soon enough. Usually Vaniallaware games are even more beautiful in motion.

  22. sanic
    sanic
    September 10, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    “SEGA”

    This name means do not give to foreigners in japanese these days.

  23. dsadsada
    dsadsada
    September 10, 2015 at 8:33 pm

    Dolores best waifu. I don’t care that she has a cockpit.

  24. Steven T.
    Steven T.
    September 10, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    Currently awaiting Jason Schreier’s approval.

  25. Steven T.
    Steven T.
    September 10, 2015 at 8:42 pm

    Don’t keep a brother hangin’ Vanillaware. We gotta know now. Now! SHOW US!

  26. TheCynicalReaper
    TheCynicalReaper
    September 11, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!
    VANILLAWARE AND MECHA
    FINALLY! FINALLY ANOTHER MECHA GAME AFTER SO LONG
    I’m sorry i’m spurging but just JUST

  27. TheCynicalReaper
    TheCynicalReaper
    September 11, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    Oh no… I was so excited I didn’t know…
    Well hopefully Atlus USA can cut a deal with SEGA or something. Aren’t they vaguely affiliated now?

  28. Kain Yusanagi
    Kain Yusanagi
    September 11, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    Well, we have waifu ships, so I don’t see why not. :P

  29. Lex
    Lex
    September 11, 2015 at 4:23 pm

    I’m down. I hope they haven’t felt too stifled by the Western puritan bullshit around Dragon’s Crown

  30. sanic
    sanic
    September 11, 2015 at 5:03 pm

    Sega owns atlus, but well I haven’t seen any atlus published yakuza titles reach our shore or really any sega titles published in NA by atlus to my knowledge.

  31. XERW
    XERW
    September 20, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    I’m still hoping we’ll have a male MC. Options are good~ somehow JRPG now caters to the ‘cute girls doing cute stuff’ crowd…