Natsume’s disinterest in recent Medarot games was not due to sales concerns

6 12 2013

vlcsnap-2013-06-18-03h18m32s66As I’m sure many of you are aware Project Rising Beetle isn’t just devoted to covering the latest Medarot news from Japan and around the world. The blog was initially started in support of an ongoing localization campaign to try to push for western releases of the games. Over two years later our efforts have yet to bare fruit.

One of the biggest blows to our campaign happened earlier this year when the publisher we were primarily targeting stated that they had “no plans to localize any current Medabots games.” Read the rest of this entry »





Garutman, and Right Soutatsu Medarot DUAL gameplay videos

29 11 2013

Rocket Company have updated the Medarot section of the Medarot DUAL website for one last time. The final pair of Medarot that the company wants players to see are FJN00_M Garutman, and GAL00_N Right Soutatsu. Both are relative newcomers to the franchise with Garutman having debuted in Medarot 7, and Right Soutatsu being a Medarot DUAL debut.

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Medarot DUAL’s DLC detailed

10 11 2013

As we’ve previously reported, Medarot DUAL has some DLC featuring classic characters from the franchise that you can battle, and make part of your team. Rocket Company has updated the offical site to detail the release dates for the downloadable content:

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The first set of DLC will be free for all users to download starting on November 14th. Background characters from Medarot 7 Datenshi, Sessha, and Net-Juu have been renamed to Richia, Fusube, and Kirin. It’s currently unknown as to which Medarot this group will use.

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Little Lacy, Kanehachi MK2, and Chapero Rouge Medarot DUAL gameplay videos

10 11 2013

Rocket Company have updated the Medarot section of the Medarot DUAL website to include gameplay demonstrations for ALC00_F Little Lacy, CLA01_M Kanehachi MK2 (known in English as Octoclam), and RED01_F Chapero Rouge. Little Lacy, and Chapero Rouge are new Medarots debuting in Medarot DUAL, and both are based off of classic pieces of literature. Little Lacy is based on Alice from Alice in Wonderland, and Chapero Rouge is an obvious nod to Little Red Riding Hood.


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Fancyroll, Noir Katze, and Mi-Leviathan Medarot DUAL gameplay videos

2 11 2013

Rocket Company have updated the Medarot section of the Medarot DUAL website to include gameplay demonstrations for FSL00_F Fancyroll (known as Fossilkat in English releases), BCT00_F Noir Katze, and LWT00_M Mi-Leviathan. The latter of which is exclusive to the Kuwagata version of the game:


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Medarot DUAL Demo Gameplay Footage

15 10 2013

Nico Nico Douga personality Gatchman666 was given the chance to record direct feed footage of the Medarot DUAL TGS demo, and shared it with the world in two videos:

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Medarot DUAL’s gameplay system detailed with new footage

13 09 2013

Rocket Company’s updated the official Medarot DUAL website to include an extensive demonstration of the gameplay system. As mentioned in the past, rather than being a relay based RPG like most Medarot games, DUAL is an action title with a focus on ranged gun play for the Kabuto release, and a more up close melee combat for the Kuwagata version. Over fourteen Youtube videos, and thirty images the company showed some of the options given to players in combat and customization. Additionally, the company shared footage of a dual Robattle consisting of teams of two competing against each other. As going through fourteen short clips isn’t much fun I’ve decided to edit them all together:


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