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Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor
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06-19-2012

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor

If you were alive in 2002, you may remember Steel Battalion for the original Xbox. To many gamer's dismay, it required a special giant $200 controller and a priceless amount of mental fortitude, making it one of the most unique games of last generation.

Flash forward about ten years -- the long awaited spiritual successor is about to drop. It's Kinect-only. Most of the unique technological features and settings are dropped in favor of a "grittier", Call of Duty-esque theme. Are you already seeing some early warning signs here?

When you start the campaign, your character bends down to pick up a broken piece of the mech you're about to pilot -- this is basically a metaphor for the entire game.

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