Bandai Namco has released first details, gameplay, and screenshots of its recently announced New Gundam Breaker.
Get the details below.
■ What is Gundam Breaker?
- An action game and the only Gundam game based on “Gunpla”
(Gundam plastic models).
- By defeating enemies, stealing and gathering up their Gunpla parts, and customizing your very own Mobile Suit, you can create the strongest Gundam all your own.
- Many Gunpla battlefields are being prepared. Battles will even unfold atop a desk.
- There are even situations where 1/60 size giant enemy Gundam appear. Players will be able to enjoy battles where there is a considerable difference in scale.
■ New Point #1: Real-Time Customization Battles
In New Gundam Breaker, the parts you steal from enemies can be equipped right then and there. Evolve into a stronger Gunpla while you are fighting! Of course, you can also more deliberately equip customization parts at the end of a battle.
—If you destroy an enemy Gunpla, they will drop their parts. Be sure to pick up the parts you want to collect.
—If you select the parts you want to equip, you can equip them instantaneously. (In the screenshot, the Gundam’s leg parts were changed to Den’an Zon’s leg parts.)
■ New Point #2: Team Match Co-Op Battles
The basic battles of New Gundam Breaker are three-on-three team co-op matches. The rules are simple: your team must try to earn the highest score within the time limit to win. Of course, you can also play single-player.
—An objective appears during the battle. “Defeat 20 enemies of the third force!”
—You team can score by clearing the objective.
■ Battlefields Made for Gunpla Battles
Experience the new Gundam Breaker on battlefields made for Gunpla battles, which have a somewhat different feel from other Gundam games.
—Gunpla battle commentator Rinko Shakuno (voiced by Ari Ozawa). “Alright then, let the battle begin!”
■ Rise to the Top of the Gunbre High School Private Academy
The setting of New Gundam Breaker is an academy involved in the large-scale university town plan aimed at fostering talent specialized in Gunpla production and battle. Here, a new Gundam Breaker story will begin.
—Yui Mikagura (voiced by Nao Touyama). “Please, lend me your strength… I cannot afford to lose by any means!”
—Shogo Morita (voiced by Masaya Onosaka). “Strength is justice! I’m going to prove it!”
—Shimon Sakaki (voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi). “I’ll show you that a difference in the amount of funds invested will equal a key difference in battle strength!”
New Gundam Breaker is due out worldwide for PlayStation 4 in 2018.
Watch the gameplay below (from 54:14 to 59:00). View the screenshots at the gallery.