The original idea behind Super Robot Taisen was to combine Banpresto's character licences with the strategy gameplay of the Daisenryaku series. Winky Soft had already done a Daisenryaku-inspired game a few years earlier, called Akanbe Dragon, but with animals instead of tanks and planes.

Contributed by Игги Друге (46453) on Apr 11, 2008. -- edit trivia