Front Mission (1995)
Front Mission (フロントミッション, Furonto Misshon) is a tactical role-playing game developed by G-Craft and published by Squaresoft, and was released in Japan on February 24, 1995 for the Super Famicom. Front Mission is the first main entry and the first entry overall in the Front Mission series. Front Mission is part of a serialized storyline that follows the stories of various characters and their struggles involving mecha known as wanzers. A direct port of the game was released for the WonderSwan Color in Japan on July 12, 2002.
A port of the game developed by Square Enix Co., Ltd. was released for the PlayStation in Japan on October 23, 2003, titled Front Mission First (フロントミッション ザ・ファスト). It included new content and offered a new USN scenario to play through. The PlayStation version was then ported to the Nintendo DS with more additional content and was released in Japan on March 22, 2007. Only the Nintendo DS port, renamed as Front Mission, was released in North America on October 23, 2007. This release marked the third time that a Front Mission title was localized and published outside Japan. It was released as a PSOne Classic in Japan on November 11, 2008.