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This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. Twitter followers have recently asked...

February 14th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Super Robot Taisen – known as Super Robot Wars on this side of the pond – is coming to iOS and Android devices in the form of a card battling game. (That's battling via cards ... not two giant, thin paper sheets scrapping it out for world domination.)Siliconera reports that Super Robot...

August 1st 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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The new PSP game Super Robot Wars A Portable has reached the top of the sales chart in Japan with 102,000 units sold, dethroning the previous champion Metal Gear Solid 4 to second place with 68,000 units sold. Two other PSP games on the chart are Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G and Powerful Pro Port...

June 26th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Just as we were starting to get comfortable with the DS coming in third consistently on the Japanese hardware charts, Metal Gear Solid 4 came out and helped push our favorite handheld down to fourth. Fourth! Meaning, it only did better than the PS2 and 360. Snaaaaaaaaaaaaaaake! DS hardware did get a...

June 20th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Two DS games debuted in the top ten this week (Endless Frontier: Super Robot Wars OG Saga and the cutesy spatial puzzler Empty Space Training), but otherwise, DS software had a relatively lackluster performance. Only twelve titles ended up in the top thirty, which is low for Nintendo's handheld. As...

June 6th 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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If perhaps a large chunk of gameplay footage and the screens in our gallery below haven't sold you on this game, we really don't know what to do for you. It's okay that something we present not immediately pique your interest; you're going to like what you're going to like. In case you're receptive...

April 28th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

As shallow as it might seem, these battle animations are the only reason why we bother watching these SRW OG Endless Frontier clips, or any video for the Super Robot Wars series, for that matter. It's like loading up a Marvel vs. Capcom 2 combo video to watch an intricate series of strikes pile up...

April 27th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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While we can't embed the video for you to view here, we can point you towards the website where the official Super Robot Wars Portable A trailer can be viewed. It pops up in a separate window and takes several seconds to click into action, but fear not! It works and it really shows off some absolute...

April 25th 2008 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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It's an understatement to say that Super Robot Wars A Portable has gone through a few tweaks for its PSP release. Originally on the Game Boy Advance, it should be fairly obvious that a straightforward port wouldn't satiate the desires of many robot fanboys. So what's new?Graphics have been overhaule...

April 22nd 2008 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Super Robot Taisen A Portable is a PSP remake of an old Gameboy Advance S-RPG. Moving onto the PSP means the game is getting a full overhaul with graphical enhancements, reworked weapon tunning and skill part systems, and all-new voice-acting. It's only fitting that a game about robots and upgradin...

April 21st 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments