Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation 2 (2005)

by Ji-yeong
6 minutes read


Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation 2 – A Tactical Masterpiece


Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation 2 (SRTOG2) is a tactical role-playing game developed by Banpresto and published by Bandai Namco Games. It was released for the PlayStation 2 in Japan in 2005, and for the PlayStation Portable in 2006. SRTOG2 is the sequel to Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation, and it features an original story and cast of characters.


SRTOG2 is a turn-based strategy RPG in which the player controls a squad of mecha units on a grid-based map. The player’s objective is to defeat all of the enemy units on the map, while protecting their own units.

The game features a wide variety of mecha units, each with its own unique abilities and weapons. The player can also customize their units with different parts and weapons, allowing them to tailor their squad to their own playstyle.

SRTOG2 also features a branching storyline, with the player’s choices affecting the course of the game. The game also features multiple endings, depending on the player’s actions.


The story of SRTOG2 takes place several years after the events of Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation. The Earth has been rebuilt after the war against the alien armada, but peace is once again threatened by a new force.

The new enemy is known as the Divine Crusaders, a group of religious fanatics who believe that humanity must be purged in order to create a new world order. The Divine Crusaders possess powerful mecha units, and they are quickly gaining ground.

The player takes control of a group of mecha pilots who must band together to stop the Divine Crusaders and save the Earth. The player’s squad will travel across the globe, fighting the Divine Crusaders and their allies.


SRTOG2 features a large cast of characters, both new and old. The player will control a squad of 12 mecha pilots, each with their own unique abilities and motivations.

Some of the new characters in SRTOG2 include:

  • Ryuusei Date: A young man who is the son of Kyosuke Nanbu, the protagonist of Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation. Ryuusei is a skilled mecha pilot, and he is determined to protect the Earth from the Divine Crusaders.
  • Mirage Farina Jenius: A young woman who is the daughter of Excellen Browning, the protagonist of Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation. Mirage is a skilled hacker, and she uses her skills to help the player’s squad.
  • Zack Temple: A young man who is a member of the Earth Federation Forces. Zack is a skilled mecha pilot, and he is eager to prove himself in battle.


SRTOG2 was met with critical acclaim upon its release. The game was praised for its engaging gameplay, branching storyline, and memorable characters. SRTOG2 was also a commercial success, selling over 500,000 copies worldwide.


SRTOG2 is considered to be one of the best tactical RPGs ever made. The game’s success helped to revive the Super Robot Taisen franchise, and it has since spawned several sequels and spin-offs. SRTOG2 is still played by fans today, and it remains one of the most popular games in the Super Robot Taisen series.


Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation 2 is a tactical masterpiece that offers an engaging storyline, memorable characters, and addictive gameplay. The game is a must-play for fans of tactical RPGs and mecha anime.

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