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Mechrunner

Mechrunner is hitting the PlayStation 4 and Vita this summer


40-foot tall mode-changing mechs
Jun 12
Developer Spark Plug Games is ready to show off their newest game -- Mechrunner -- that's coming to the PS4 and Vita later this summer. Said mech can transform between a tank and a robot on the fly, to fight against an invadi... read
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Japanese indie games!

Mecha shooter Gunhound now available on Steam


Blow up all the robots!
May 10
Side-scrolling mecha shooter Gunhound EX is out now on Steam for $14.99. Developed by doujin studio Dracue Software and localized by the folks at Playism, Gunhound EX is a throwback to the shooters of the 16-b... read
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Titanfall review coming

Our Titanfall review is coming soon


And our Dark Souls II review will go up at midnight tonight!
Mar 10
[Update: Here it is!] As you may have seen, the official Titanfall review embargo has just lifted. Where's our review? It's on the way, and here's why we're waiting to publish. In short, with how big of an online focus T... read
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Doujin Games

Mech shooter Gigantic Army now available on Steam


A surprisngly satisfying six dollar side-scrolling shoot-'em-up
Mar 06
Doujin shooter Gigantic Army is out now on Steam for a measly $5.99. You should check out our review and buy it maybe. That is, if you like fun things. You do like fun things, don't you? I mean, seriously, what els... read
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Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more


The Achievements all look so easy
Mar 03
We're one week out from the launch of Titanfall, and there's been so many leaks on the game over the last few days. All the leaks come from reddit, where a user has released several photos of the maps, including top down imag... read
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Do you think fashion can bloom on the battlefield?
Hey, did you see those Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes track jackets and sneakers that Puma's making? They're pretty cool, but a franchise with such awesome character and mechanical designs really deserves more creative merchandising. Here are a few ideas. read feature

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Titanfall

Titanfall beta tips will have you playing like a pro


If you can actually pull this stuff off
Feb 14
Titanfall's highly anticipated beta formally kicks off today, and if you're lucky enough to have an invite, there's a lot to learn in a short amount of time. The game has its own set of quirks, and once mechs get introduced ... read
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Plus gameplay commentary covering the contents of the closed beta
It was the beginning of 2013 when I finally just got tired of the competitive aspect of first-person shooters. It's been my favorite genre ever since the GoldenEye 64 days, but over the last few years I've just been losing mo... read feature

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Good luck!
[Update: The Titanfall beta kicks off on February 14 for the Xbox One and PC as revealed by this new trailer. There will be two maps available, and three modes which are Attrition (team deathmatch), Hardpoint Domination, and... read feature

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Hawken

Hawken is moving to Steam this month


More players?
Feb 05
Adhesive Games is in the process of transitioning its free-to-play mech game Hawken to Steam. Going forward, a Steam account will be required to access and play the title. New player accounts cannot be created currently and e... read
New Titanfall trailer photo
New Titanfall trailer

French Titanfall is the best Titanfall


New trailer...in French!
Jan 31
Here's a new trailer for Titanfall, "The Battle Begins." In French! Now, I know I just said French Titanfall is the best Titanfall, but then I went and looked up language support and I have to rescind that statement. Italian... read
Hawken photo
Hawken

Hawken launches its Christmas map and Wreckage update


There's a new map and a special snowy level to play
Dec 05
Now that we're into December, it seems okay that games are rolling out Christmas updates; any earlier and you'd have this cranky old man complaining on the internet and no one wants that. Hawken's latest update combines a wh... read
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Exclusive on Destructoid
Adhesive Games has given Destructoid the first exclusive look at the latest map coming to Hawken. Called Wreckage, the new map is based around a crash-landed derelict cargo ship. Wreckage ties into the backstory of the series... read feature

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Titanfall line of K'NEX toys is a thing that is happening


You are excited ... probably
Nov 19
Respawn Entertainment has teamed up with K'NEX to make Titanfall based toys. Toys we can expect include stuff based on the pilots, Titans, Spectres, and other key elements from the game. K'NEX teased that they'll have a sneak peek of the new toy line at the upcoming New York Toy Fair. And that's all the news on that ... LEGO > K'NEX read
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Hawken

Hawken unveils new Predator mech and co-op mode


After the Ascension update, more content is coming for the free-to-play title
Oct 31
I was really happy with the changes that were made in the major Ascension update for Hawken; I was already a fan of the free-to-play, mech shooter but the improved tutorial and unlocks encouraged me to play more of the game.... read
Hawken photo
Hawken

Hawken's Ascension update is the biggest yet


The free-to-play mech shooter now has an overhauled leveling and tutorial system
Sep 16
The free-to-play mech shooter Hawken has been in beta since the end of 2012 but the Ascension update that was released over the weekend is the biggest since the game's launch. One of the most significant overhauls was the tu... read
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Here's all the major changes you can expect
Hawken has been in open beta for the last several months, but all in all things have been pretty quiet from the giant mech combat simulator. Well that's about to change as developer Adhesive Games unleashes a massive update t... read feature

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MechWarrior fights cancer

Fight cancer with giant mechs


MechWarrior Online selling unique $10 mech in honor of cancer victim, proceeds donated to Canadian Cancer Society
Jul 25
MechWarrior Online, the delightfully complex competitive mech pilot sim, is currently selling "Sarah's Mech." The mech is named in honor of five-year-old Sarah Marie Alida Parries who played MechWarrior Online with her father... read
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Armored Core Verdict

Armored Core: Verdict Day trailer all about explosions


'No future for mercs'
Jul 12
This trailer for the upcoming Armored Core: Verdict Day is all over the place, as it gives you a taste of the game's narrative, thematic elements, and a ton of gameplay to boot. The core focus is faction warfare, tying into ... read
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Armored Core: Verdict Day isn't looking that hot


Just wasn't doing it for me
Jun 12
I'm coming at Armored Core: Verdict Day from an outsider perspective. Those of you that enjoyed V? You'll like this one, I'm sure. It's a lot like V, as a lot of the features you got out of that game pretty much carries over ... read
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Heavy Gear Assault

Mech game Heavy Gear Assault gets a Kickstarter


Developer Stompy Bot resurrects the franchise
May 23
Developer Stompy Bot Productions has launched a Kickstarter for a new mech game called Heavy Gear Assault, based on the popular Heavy Gear franchise. Their goal is $800,000 for this free-to-play multiplayer shooter, and only ... read
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Armored Core: VD

A grim trailer for Armored Core: Verdict Day


With some bonus screenshots
Apr 12
Although the name may suggest otherwise, Armored Core: Verdict Day is a full installment, not some continuation of AC V. As we heard earlier from Keith, developer From Software is emphasizing a three-faction war that will be... read
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A three-faction war rages on
Back in early 2006 there was not much going for the Xbox 360 in regards to engrossing online play. There was Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter, which was great, but that was it. That is, however, until the release of From Soft... read feature

Heavy Gear photo
Heavy Gear

Unreal Engine 4-powered Heavy Gear Assault goes all out


'The first next-generation mecha game'
Apr 04
The folks at MekTek Studios are pulling out all the stops for their new mecha game, Heavy Gear Assault. A new title in the fan-favorite giant robot action game, MekTek and Stompy Bot Productions are looking to satisfy fans o... read
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Mech Rentals

Buy or rent you own mech!


Such a bargain!
Apr 01
If you have ever had a desire to drive a mech around town, now you can finally have that dread come true. Head on over to Khang's Mechs and check out their low prices on top of the line mechs. Dave says they're epic. This is another April fool's gag, but it would be really sweet to own a mech. read
New Armored Core photo
New Armored Core

Armored Core: Verdict Day announced for 360 and PS3


Rock 'em Sock 'em Corebots
Feb 22
[Update: Namco Bandai has just announced the game will see a US release. More official screens have been added to the gallery.] Although Armored Core V didn't deliver the goods for a lot of people, I still have hope for the f... read
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Mechs

First trailer reveal for Heavy Gear Assault


Revitalised mech combat franchise returns
Feb 19
If you needed any reminder that 2013 could well be the Year of the Mech, then this reveal trailer for Heavy Gear Assault should be another strong reminder that mechs are truly back. Developed by MekTekStudios and published b... read
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Hawken video

Hawken trailer shows off new PhysX eye candy


That your PC can't handle
Jan 30
In case you were concerned that visually-stunning mech shooter Hawken would run well on your computer, you can always turn on the PhysX options that will ensure amazing visuals and mournful performance (for most). In this vi... read
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Mecha action brought up to speed
Zone of the Enders was a welcome departure from Hideo Kojima's legendary brainchild Metal Gear Solid back in 2001. While a stark contrast to tactical espionage action, Z.O.E. always weirdly felt like it could easily fit ... read feature

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Strike Suit Zero successfully funded, beta in December


Space-mecha-shooting is go!
Nov 21
Space combat fans will be happy to know that the ambitious Strike Suit Zero Kickstarter campaign has managed to hit its funding goal and more. With the project confirmed, developer Born Ready is rolling out a closed beta in D... read
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MechWarrior Online open beta impending


Mechanical murder for all
Oct 26
Mark October 29 on your calendar, or on the wall of your cell, people. Come Monday, MechWarrior Online is moving to open beta and -- if you haven't already -- you'll finally get a taste of that hot mech on mech action.  ... read
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Strike Suit Zero devs turn to Kickstarter to finish game


Can you spare $100,000? For mechs?
Oct 25
Casey's preview of Strike Suit Zero had me on board before I finished reading it. Even halfway decent space combat is an alluring prospect in this day and age, to say nothing of the ship's ability to transform into a mech. Wh... read






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