Namco Bandai Games America confirmed today that "Mobile Suit Gundam," the latest and most advanced installment of the popular mech-fighting franchise, will be coming to the PlayStation 3 in 2006.

"Made possible by the immense power of the PlayStation 3 system, 'Mobile Suit Gundam' will take gamers right into the futuristic war zones, brought to life by both CG quality high-definition graphics and ultra realistic destruction physics," said Naruo Uchida, Vice President of Namco-Bandai Games America. "Along with stylized gameplay and stunning graphics, the opportunity to experience firsthand the epic mobile suit warfare will surely excite any sci-fi fan."

Featuring a variety of Mobile Suits from the Gundam universe, "Mobile Suit Gundam" puts players into the latter stages of The One Year War. Players will have the opportunity to be a commander of their own Mobile Suit battalion for either the Federation or Zeon Mobile Suit Assault Force. As players move through the ranks, they will be able to gain access to new Mobile Suits and engage in battles with more capable pilots at their command.

Related Game(s): Mobile Suit Gundam