Weekend SCREENing: Front Mission Evolved confirmed for Spring 2010 NA release

This week Square Enix confirmed the Spring 2010 North American release of the next Front Mission subtitled “Evolved”.  The new game developed by Double Helix games takes the title to a more action oriented third person shooter genre as opposed to Strategy JRPG gameplay fans have become accustomed to.  This way both sides win.  The Japanese still get to control huge mechs in combat, and North Americans get to satisfy their fast paced shooter needs they seem to demand out of a game.  It’s a generalization I know, but the screens look good regardless.  Sean C.
Official release and screens below:

LOS ANGELES (January 22, 2010) Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in North America announced today that FRONT MISSION® EVOLVED®, developed by Double Helix Games, will be available on PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows® PC in Spring 2010.

The first of its kind in the series, FRONT MISSION EVOLVED is an action-packed Third-Person Shooter and the next installment in the classic FRONT MISSION franchise.  Players will take full control of the Wanzer, a massive humanoid, fully customizable war machine, in single player campaign and online multi-player.

Featuring Hollywood style production values and a totally immersive storyline, players are thrust deep into a swirl of destruction, conspiracy and crumbling alliances, and battle through intense combat situations as man strives to create the ultimate humanoid fighting machine in a war against terror.

More information on the game at – www.frontmissionevolved.com


In the future, the world is a changed place. Technology has advanced. Countries have merged into massive geopolitical blocks. But one thing, sadly, remains the same – humanity’s appetite for war. When a terrorist attack destroys one of the U.C.S.’s prized orbital elevators, the military is mobilised to eliminate the threat.

Dylan Ramsey, a young engineer, finds himself quickly caught in a swirl of destruction, conspiracies and crumbling alliances. Experience his story in this high-octane third-person shooter.

Choose from dozens of weapons and wanzer parts to customize your unit, and blast your way to victory.

When you think you’re ready for a new challenge, join the ranks of online pilots for intense multiplayer battles!


·         Third-Person Shooter Action:

o        Fast-paced action awaits as players battle enemies in the concrete mazes of cities, the frozen wastes of the Antarctic and a host of unique locations.

·         Customization Options:

o        Players can choose from dozens of weapons, shoulder attachments, and wanzer parts to build a war machine that suits their play style.

·         Online Multiplayer:

o        When done trashing enemies in-game, a whole new world of online play awaits. Players can go it alone or in teams, testing their skills in battle against other players with their own, highly customized wanzers.


~ by consolecreatures on January 23, 2010.

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