It’s agreed – I officially declare this article, a Medabots article! Medafighters ready? MEDABOTS – ROBATTLE!
Does anyone remember “Medabots”, A video game franchise perhaps best known in the west for its anime adaptation, which aired on Fox Kids in the early 2000s? The series revolving around the titular “Medabots” – artificially intelligent robots whose purpose is to serve humans, particularly in the “World Robattle Tournament”. Well, if you do, put your nostalgia caps on.
Famitsu has announced that a brand new pair of Medabot games will be released in Japan on 13th September – “Medabots 7: Kabuto Version” and “Medabots 7: Kuwagata Version” (Their translated names mean “Medabot 7s: Helmet Version” and “Medabots 7: Stag Beetle Version”.
Like with the “Pokémon” series, the two versions will have no differences in regards to the story. What will be different though, is the varieties of the 140 available “Medabots” will appear in the game and which of the 90 medals and Medabot parts players can customise their Medabot with. The game will also use the Augmented Reality feature of the Nintendo 3DS, with each version containing a separate set of “Medabots AR Trading Cards” (of which there will be a total of 64). The game will also feature a battle system, as well as in-game casinos and toy dispensers to give players a chance to acquire rare items. Screenshots and artwork from the game can be viewed on the Famitsu link above.
The two games share the same name with the first pair of “Medabots” games that were released in Japan for the Gameboy in 1997, as well as a DS pair that was released in Japan in 2010. Aside from “Medabots AX: Metabee Version” for the Gameboy Advance and “Medabots Infinity” for the Gamecube which were also released in North America, no other Medabots games have been released in the West.
Would you like to see the “Medabots 7” pair released here?