Mobile Suit Gundam: Spirits of Zeon is Arcade Light Gun Game based on the Gundam franchise. Notable is that players act as Villain Protagonist, rather than served for E.F.S.F.. The game sets around U.C.0079, two main characters, Lieutenent Kurt Roswell & Lieutenent Robin Bradshaw, are above to use their respective Mobile Suits: MS-06 Zaku II, to operate their respective missions given by Zeon.
The first installment was titled Dual Carnage, which playthrough the story in normal way. The second installment, titled Memory of Soldier, was able to Time Skip/ Time Travel to choose other missions, but must fulfill to gained some Badges to receive other locked missions.
This game provides examples of:
- Author Avatar/ Creator Cameo: Takashi Kitamoto, the game producer, who fights with a FA-78-1 Full Armor Gundam, later a RX-78-1 Prototype Gundam with some Full Armor parts.
- Bonus Boss: GP01Fb Full Burnern in Memory of Soldier if you receive more than 30 Badges.
- Canon Discontinuity: Kurt & Robin battling Amuro Ray while aiding Char Aznable escape with the Gwazine battleship?
- Continuity Nod: Kurt and Robin eventually wind up fighting South Burning and his squad, as well as Amuro Ray.
- Finishing Move: Other than against 3 of Ground Type [G] Gundam which was piloted by original characters, fill the respective gauge to defeat the boss/Mobile Suit instantly. Does not work if both RX-78-4 & RX-78-5 remains alive
- Mid-Season Upgrade: Both Kurt & Robin receive their respective High Mobility Zakus (MS-06R-2 for Kurt while MS-06R-1 for Robin).
- Averted in Time Skip/Time Travel in Memory of Soldier. Received MS-06-F2 Zaku F2 to battle against GP01Fb Full Burnern.
- Recycled In Space: You will fight each 1 of Prototype Gundam on Earth & in space.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: Kurt Roswell & Robin Bradshaw
- Time Skip/ Time Travel: Player may able to do so in Memory of Soldier only.
- Armor Is Useless: FA-78-1 Full Armor Gundam & RX-78NT-1 Gundam "Alex", & both Turns Red to gain high mobility.
- Villain Protagonist: Well, you do play as soldiers on the Zeon Side.