Armored Core is a video game series developed by renowned video game studio From Software, the creators of the critically acclaimed Souls games and Bloodborne, alongside Otogi, Tenchu, and Another Century's Episode. Armored Core games are based around designing and controlling highly customizable mechas known as Armored Cores (ACs), which are then taken on missions for rewards. Although the characteristics of Armored Cores change dramatically throughout the series, the emphasis on adaptability and piloting skill remains constant. In the campaigns, the player is put into the role of a silent protagonist. often a mercenary taking contracts from various individuals and corporations. These missions may vary in their objectives, from mass destruction and AC-to-AC duels, to protection and escort duties. In the end, the player's actions will always shape the fate of the world, for better or for worse.
J is the leader of the dreaded Reaper Squad, a mysterious group that randomly appears on the battlefield to cause wanton mayhem and destruction. Two years prior to the eve of the Verdict War, J encountered the up-and-coming mercenary Blue Magnolia and crippled her, putting an abrupt halt to her mercenary career.
Anatolia's Mercenary (or White Glint) is a legendary Lynx currently working for Line Ark, a maritime city-state that opposes the League of Ruling Companies. Originally a Raven during the National Dismantlement War, he worked for Anatolia during the Lynx War, where his numerous exploits earned him the title, "Hero of the Lynx War". Among his accomplishments are his victories over top Originals like Menno Ruh and Mary Shelley; he is also directly responsible for the downfall of one of the major corporations in the war, and he nearly caused the total collapse of another major corporation when he single-handedly destroyed their headquarters. He is Line Ark's greatest military asset, and the only obstacle that prevents the League from outright annihilating them.
Official websites and fan communities
- Armored Core Garage Forum
- Armored Core Legacy Forum
- Armored Core Reddit
- Armored Core Universe
- Armored Core Wiki on Twitter
- Armoredcorefan.com (Japanese)
- Raven's Haven Forum
- The Raven Republic
Facebook Fan Pages/Groups
- Armored Core Gamers FB group
- Armored Core Legacy FB page
- Armored Core Online FB page
- Armored Core V/VD PS3 FB Group
- Armored Core V/VD X360 FB Group
- Armored Core Wiki on Facebook
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