“Think you’re ready? Let’s get to work”: After Atomic Heart Hired Jensen Ackles, ‘Armored Core VI’ Casts ‘The Boys’ Co-Star in a Mother of All Live Action Promos

After Atomic Heart Hired Jensen Ackles, 'Armored Core VI' Casts 'The Boys' Co-Star in a Mother of All Live Action Promos
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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is here. 2023 has been raining games every month. New games launch every year, but in 2023, it is like every game is the most anticipated one. Armored Core VI is also not an exception. Since the trailer came out, fans have wanted to lose touch with reality and try the mecha world of the game.


The trailer was launched on the official YouTube page of PlayStation. Within a few hours, it crossed 50,000 views. This shows that the whole gaming community is ready for the game. But there was a surprise hidden in the trailer. Those who have seen it are jumping with joy. But for those who haven’t, they are in for the most incredible treat.

News on Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon

Armored Core VI
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is set to release on the 25th of August, 2023. It was developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game falls under the vehicular combat genre. The game surrounds mechs, who are used to win fights. This will be the sixth game of the Armored Core franchise. Armored Core 5 was released in 2012, so after a long time, the franchise is back.


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The first Armored Core game was released in 1997. The gaming fandom is particularly fond of this franchise for its unique gameplay and synopsis. They believe this game will bring a revolution in the mecha genre. The latest game will feature many new weaponry and several playable mechs. The trailer showed the high-class action. The comment section is flooded with praise.

Gameplay Image from Armored Core VI
Gameplay Image from Armored Core VI

But another reason for such praises is the surprise in the Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon. The trailer is live-action and features one of the famous faces in Hollywood. The celebrity is a member of both MCU and The Boys fandom.


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Armored Core VI Live-Action Trailer Features The Boys Star

Karl Urban, who plays the role of Billy Butcher in The Boys series, features in the Armored Core VI Live-Action trailer. The trailer starts with Karl Urban wearing a black armored suit and saying, “Think you’re ready? Let’s get to work“. He ends his bone-chilling speech by saying, “Let the last cinders burn.” Then, the camera shifts to a real-life armored mech. Karl Urban’s presence in the trailer has made it more worthwhile. People went as far as to call it the mother of all promos.

Karl Urban
Karl Urban in Armored Core VI trailer

Previously, in 2023, another The Boys actor, Jensen Ackles, playing the role of Soldier Boy, was featured in the trailer of Atomic Heart. And now his co-actor, Karl Urban, follows the same path. Karl Urban has sure heightened Armored Core VI expectations. It is time for the game to live up to fans’ expectations.


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