The Newest Gen:Lock Teaser Offers an Early Look at the Show's Mecha Action

A very nice lookin’ giant robot.
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Gen:Lock, the newest series from Rooster Teeth, is a bit shrouded in mystery. We know there are giant robots and some big names, but we’ve seen scant little of the intriguing series in action. This new teaser gives us a bit more to go on.

This still isn’t quite a full introduction to the show, which, it’s worth noting, will feature writing from former io9 employee Evan Narcisse—Rooster Teeth is keeping a lot mysterious—but it’s our best look yet. Featuring the voice of David Tennant as a snarky scientist, it introduces us to some robot action and some hints at the dark premise: a losing war, experimental endoskeletons (read: mechs), and controversial choices in pilots. Also, the visuals look snazzy.

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Check it out below, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly and Rooster Teeth.

I’m intrigued. Are you intrigued? According to the teaser, Gen:Lock is airing January 2019.

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