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Atlus Brings Two 'Super Robot Taisen' (GBA) Titles to North America - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2006 @ 11:22 a.m. PST

Atlus U.S.A. today announced the acquisition of the North American publishing rights to Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation and Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation 2, both games were developed and published in Japan by Banpresto.

"The Super Robot Taisen franchise has been entertaining Japanese gamers for more than 15 years," said Yu Namba, Project Lead of Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation. "We're very happy to bring this incredible strategy RPG series to the United States for the first time."

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Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation Key Features

  • Detailed combat system, including support techniques and weapon swapping!
  • Dozens of customizable mecha!
  • Rack up kills and improve skills to transform rookie pilots into aces!
  • 40+ hours of strategy RPG goodness!

Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation is scheduled for release in the summer of 2006, followed by Original Generation 2 in the fall of 2006, and have not yet been rated by the ESRB.

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