With everyone being excited about the release of games such as Warhawk and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 other game releases got overshadowed.
In this particular case however its in 1up´s opinion that this was probably the best thing that could happen to this game.
In short this is what they thought:
"Certainly, if you're into the Gundam story, you may find more value in the melodramatic character matchups. But for most folks, this is likely to be little more than a simple, mindless, overly repetitive diversion, offering plenty of reasons to play through multiple times, but little motivation."