It is the year 2037. The defense department has established the new Fourth Special Division, the Special Mobile Unit. It is supposedly a part of the intelligence force, but is actually an independent organization which takes orders directly from the President. Its purpose is for preemptive strike on terrorist forces, but it also assists the self-defense force, eliminates state enemies, and even takes on private missions. They have experts with a wide range of expertise.
Counter Revolution War is an turn-based strategy game similar to Front Mission. The player assembles a team of pilots each with their own characteristics, puts them in heavily armed mechs, and equips them with the best weapons government money can buy. Each mission has a specific objective, outlined in an introduction. There are a wide range of statistics to keep track of, including multiple types of armor, remaining ammunition, and even pilot stamina.