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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 ...

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February 14, 2013 at 7:00PM
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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 overhaul...

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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...

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A Famitsu scan reveals that the popular deformed-robot action game, Super Robot Taisen is coming to PSP. While it's found quite a following over in Japan, this series has a much more cult status here in the States. Previous releases were found on GBA and SNES -- glad to see that it's finally comin...

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Though we still have two months before Super Robot Wars OG Saga: Endless Frontier ships to stores in Japan, Banpresto already has a commercial for the Monolith-Soft RPG at its official site. The 15-second spot has everything you'd expect from a Super Robot Wars title -- ornate mechas swinging sword...

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When Monolith Soft first announced their Infinite Frontier Super Robot Wars OG Saga, many people scratched their heads in puzzlement. An RPG? What happened to the long tradition of strategy games? Why Original Generation? While these screens -- many of which showed up in those scans, just not as cle...

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In a vaguely shocking turn of events, Nintendo's newly-acquired developer Monolith Soft has partnered with Banpresto to make a new entry in the long-running Super Robot Wars series of strategy RPGs. Oh, except this one isn't a strategy RPG! Infinite Frontier Super Robot Wars OG Saga is actually an R...

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