I’m a hard person to please when it comes to Monday Night Combat. After logging countless hours on the XBLA version, playing the Super MNC beta at first had been...lacking. However, after my hands-on session at PAX East just a few hours ago, I can confidently say that Super MNC has won its way into my heart.
The folks at Uber have examined loads of feedback from their hardcore players and have been making rapid additions to the beta on a weekly basis - 31 patches in total. One of these additions includes a new Pro, Leo Da Vinci - a classic archetype with a MNC twist. He's equipped with segwaying skates, a prism beam that can heal multiple team members, and a crossbow. Leo also rocks his own turrets and an ability to take over enemy bots to detonate them at will. Pretty badass character in my book.
For those fans (like myself) who really enjoyed the tower-defense aspect of the Blitz arena in MNC, you'll be happy to know that it's coming back, but with a new name: Danger Zone. In sadder news, Mickey Cantor will not be coming back for Super MNC, however there will be two new announcers: GG Stack and Chip Valvano, who will focus on highlighting plays, deaths, tips, and overall hilarious banter during the game.
There's also a possibility of another new character to be added soon, as well as an all-new map and more taunts, weapons, and skins. The beta is still invitation-only, but they're looking to open it up to the public within the next month or so. For now, check out this all-new and exclusive Super MNC Game Overview.
|9:00 PM on 05.25.2012|
Turbocross mode comes to Super Monday Night Combat
Not everyone who got fairly into Uber Entertainment's Monday Night Combat should go in expecting to immediately fall in love with Super Monday Night Combat due to its increased focus on strategic play. That said, if multipla...more
|9:00 AM on 05.12.2012|
Mr. Destructoid comes to Super Monday Night Combat!
That's right, kids. Mr. Destructoid has arrived in Super Monday Night Combat! We've teamed up with the bacon-loving maniacs at Uber Entertainment to give the game a sexplosion the only way Destructoid can. The Mr. Destructoi...more
|9:30 PM on 05.10.2012|
Super MNC update adds Steam Trading, crossover with TF2
Announced through an absolutely hilarious trailer called "Friendship is Sharing", Uber Entertainment has released a huge update for Super Monday Night Combat with the biggest addition being Steam Trading. Just head...more
|1:00 AM on 04.18.2012|
Oh hey! Super Monday Night Combat is now on Steam
"F*ck it, we're doing it live," tweets Uber Entertainment's Chandana Ekanayake in reference to the studio's latest game Super Monday Night Combat showing up on Steam earlier than expected. Players can download the free-to-pla...more
|10:30 PM on 10.31.2011|
Sign-ups open for Super Monday Night Combat beta
The cast of Super Monday Night Combat as zombies. Cool. Cooler yet? Uber Entertainment is allowing willing participants to sign up for the game's closed beta over here. Though Monday Night Combat had a few noticeable issues, ...more
|11:32 PM on 08.26.2011|
First look at Super Monday Night Combat
Monday Night Combat was a very good game. It had some pretty glaring flaws, but it was conceptually solid and happened to be a lot of fun to play. A year on, and Uber Entertainment is back with Super Monday Night Combat, a PC...more
|2:15 PM on 08.25.2011|
Free-to-play Super Monday Night Combat sounds fantastic
Uber Entertainment's next game is an extension of Monday Night Combat with a greater emphasis on multiplayer online battle arena elements. Dubbed Super Monday Night Combat, this new third-person shooter will be found among th...more
|1:00 PM on 05.16.2013|
New EA MOBA Dawngate coming from Waystone Games
It appears as though EA is looking to delve further into the MOBA genre with the premature reveal of Dawngate. The main site went live yesterday, only giving a glimpse at the art style as well as some background on the develo...more
|6:30 PM on 05.14.2013|
The WWII dogfights of War Thunder are headed to PS4
Gaijin Entertainment is bringing its free-to-play massively-multiplayer online game War Thunder to PlayStation 4 this holiday season. There's nothing in the way of screenshots for the expanded release, though we do have a te...more
|12:15 PM on 05.14.2013|
Slowly but surely: Rift will become free-to-play in June
Having previously put out a lite version of RIFT, Trion Worlds is now committed to introducing a full-fledged free-to-play model for the MMORPG. They're doing it, and doing it well, it sounds like -- "experience the entire g...more