Star Trigger launches Medarot collaboration

18 04 2018

Rekoo Japan has partnered up with Imagineer to launch a Medarot collaboration event in their smartphone game Star Trigger. Done to celebrate the franchise’s 20th anniversary, the campaign launched on April 17th and will end on May 8th. The game’s official Twitter account had been teasing the partnership since April 11th. Read the rest of this entry »

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Medarot Classics patch 2 now available

7 03 2018

Imagineer has launched version 2.0 of Medarot Classics. The patch adds the previously announced multiplayer features and the gameplay Speed Feature for older Nintendo 3DS models. Additionally, the update fixes a number of bugs, including displaying the proper time spent play, slowdown issues that occured with long play times, a bug that prevented using the password system in Medarot 4, among others.

To update the game, launch your 3DS camera application by simultaneously pressing down on the L and R buttons. When there, click the QR code icon on the left side of the bottom screen. Scan the following code that’s right for the version of the game you own.

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Pre-orders open for Kotobukiya Arcbeetle model kit

20 02 2018

Following its showing at last weekend’s Wonder Festival, Kotobukiya’s Medarot KBT04-M Arcbeetle model kit is now available to pre-order. Due out in June, the 1/6 scale kit measures 135mm tall and includes three swappable visors, six energy bullets (which can be fired three at a time using all of Arcbeetle’s spring loaded barrels), three swappable pairs of hands and a replica Kabuto medal. Parts can also be swapped with earlier Kotobukiya Medarot models. The set retails for a ¥4800 MSRP.

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Kotobukiya Arcbeetle model kit due out in June

18 02 2018

Japanese model kit manufacturer Kotobukiya has revealed the release window and price for their upcoming Medarot Arcbeetle model kit. Originally announced during last summer’s Wonder Festival, the news comes from a pamphlet distributed at the winter edition of the show. The KBT-04M Arcbeetle kit will be due out sometime in June at an MSRP of ¥4800.

Like earlier entries in Kotobukiya’s lineup, the kit is 1/6 scale.

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Weekly Medarot Broadcast debuts December 27th

21 12 2017

The official Twitter account for the Weekly Medarot Broadcast column has announced that the first issue will become available on December 27th in the Manga HOT app. Additionally, the account shared the finished logo (above) for Hakubayashi‘s Medarot Re – Reloaded manga series that’ll be serialized in the column.

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LINE Akindo Sei no Little Peso launches Medarot event

21 12 2017

To celebrate Medarot’s 20th Anniversary, Imagineer and SoWhat have launched a themed event in the latter’s LINE Akindo Sei no Little Peso smartphone game. From December 21st to December 28th, players can get avatars based on the franchise.

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Medarot Classics 1.1 patch now available

21 12 2017

Today is the official launch date for Medarot Classics in Japan and Imagineer has updated the game to verison 1.1. The patch fixes some rendering glitches and the processing speed. It does not appear that this is the previously mentioned software update that adds multi-player support or the speed up functionality for original Nintendo 3DS units.

To update the game, launch your 3DS camera application by simultaneously pressing down on the L and R buttons. When there, click the QR code icon on the left side of the bottom screen. Scan the following code that’s right for the version of the game you own.

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