FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 14, 2018 – Japanime Games has allied with Strange Machine Games, Escape Velocity Games and Harmony Gold to defend the universe from the Zentraedi with a new series of Robotech Titles!
Strange Machine Games and Escape Velocity Games, in partnership with Harmony Gold, are excited to announce worldwide distribution of three new Robotech titles through Japanime Games, beginning in June of 2018. Each of these titles requires a different set of skills in order to take down the invading Zentraedi forces.
Robotech: Ace Pilot is a competitive dice game for 2-4 players in which they will vie for the esteemed title of Ace Pilot. Each turn, players must evaluate the enemy threat, then attempt to recruit the best SDF-1 crew member for the job, collecting their kills as they succeed. Along the way players gather key upgrades and thwart their friends in an attempt to gain the title of Ace Pilot. Robotech: Ace Pilot is recommended for ages 8+ and playtime takes 25 minutes. Estimated release is June 2018. For more information, see www.robotechboardgames.com.
Robotech: Attack On The SDF-1 is cooperative board game for 1-5 players who each take on the role of a heroic character from the venerable Super Dimension Fortress One, also known as the SDF-1. It is the player’s duty to defend the SDF-1 against continuous waves of Zentraedi attacks, unexpected disasters and treachery. As heroes, players will be forced to battle vicious enemies, repair damage, and manage resources. Tough decisions and sacrifices will be required for players complete their objectives and reach home safely. Attack on the SDF-1 is a great addition to game night, or to play solo! Robotech: Attack on the SDF-1 is recommended for ages 12+ and playtime takes 120 minutes per scenario. Estimated release is August 2018. For more information, see www.robotechboardgames.com.
- Robotech: Brace for Impact is a real time cooperative game for 2-10+ players from Escape Velocity Games. Players must work together as the Officers aboard the SDF-1 while one player takes on the role of the dreaded Zentraedi, assaulting the other players. Players each have a hand of cards representing problems that need to be solved. However, they must work with at least one other crew member to complete their actions. The timer is ticking and players must begin to fix their ship and return fire immediately. At the same time, the Zentraedi player will be using tactics cards from their hand, attacking with their fleet, and trying to take down the SDF-1. Can you survive the final 10 minutes of this intense firefight and save humanity? Robotech: Brace for Impact is recommended for ages 10+ and playtime is 10 minutes. Estimated release is Summer 2018. For more information, see www.escapevelocitygames.com/robotech-brace-impact.
About Japanime Games
Japanime Games is dedicated to bringing you the finest games from Japan and beyond! It’s Japanime Games’ goal to import and translate the best of the best games from Asia to bring those great games to a wider audience. Their games feature some of the finest art that can be found along with engaging game play and quality components. For more information about Japanime Games, see www.japanimegames.com.
About Strange Machine Games
SMG aims to make the most dynamic and interesting Board Game & RPG products on the market, even if it means using strange machines to get there. In every SMG product, we aim to provide play experiences that provide a unique experience. Cogent consideration goes into every design decision to help craft a great experience in every aspect of the game, from the layouts, player interaction, to the content. For more information about Strange Machine Games, see www.strangemachinegames.com.
About Escape Velocity Games
Begun in 2013, Escape Velocity Games specializes in card and board games that emphasize strategy, a little bit of luck, and a high degree of player interaction. For more information about Escape Velocity Games, see www.escapevelocitygames.com.
About Harmony Gold
“Working in Harmony to make Gold” it is the company’s slogan and true meaning since 1983, and true to its meaning, Harmony Gold has been active in the production, acquisition and distribution of quality international television programming, producing some of the industry’s most classic and history-making programs. For more information about Harmony Gold, see www.harmonygold.com.