Armored Core 3 (PlayStation 2)

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Armored Core 3 once again puts you in the shoes of a Raven mercenary, with the task of piloting your own battle machine to use in a range of tasks (from destroying other mechs to seek and destroy missions).

After each mission, you are paid in full. The money raised can then go on towards the purchase of items for your mech. Weapon upgrades, better shields, even the opportunity to purchase what's called an Exceed Orbit, smaller robot gun emplacements that hover around your mech, giving you an added boost of fire power in the crunch. Four-player deathmatch modes are also included, where players pit souped-up mechs against each other to see who is the last robot standing.

The PSP release includes additional new parts and support for ad-hoc wireless play.


Armored Core 3 PlayStation 2 Mechs on the move.
Armored Core 3 PlayStation 2 Secret first person view for players with an Armored Core 2 save on their card.
Armored Core 3 PlayStation 2 Melee range.
Armored Core 3 PlayStation 2 Use jets to fly over huge gaps.

Alternate Titles

  • "Armored Core 3 Portable" -- PSP title

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Gamestyle 2003 9 out of 10 90
IC-Games Jul 27, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Game Revolution Sep, 2002 B+ 83 Oct 10, 2003 83 out of 100 83
Cheat Code Central 2002 4 out of 5 80
GameSpot Sep 11, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Sep 09, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
Factornews Jun 10, 2003 6 out of 10 60 (UK) Jun 23, 2003 6 out of 10 60 Jun 12, 2003 11 out of 20 55


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Kartanym (10764) added Armored Core 3 (PlayStation 2) on May 19, 2003
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