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Hawken aquisition

Rise from your grave! Hawken might not be dead after all


What dark mechromancy is this?
Mar 16
Free-to-play mech shooter Hawken may have a new lease on life with the announcement that it has been acquired by Reloaded Games, the publisher behind APB: Reloaded. “Hawken is here to stay” says Joshua Clausten, t... read
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
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

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
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

Bro-sie the Riveter versus Ruby Underboob
Hawken publisher Meteor has, in its office, a piece of art featuring a woman with a bountiful underboob and very little in the way of clothing, hung in place by CEO Mark Long. The half-naked woman, named "Ruby Underboob"... read feature

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
The new medium Raider class mech
Last week we showed you what the newest mech to join Hawken looks like. Well now our exclusive look continues as we have a full breakdown of everything the mech has to offer players in the free-to-play first-person shooter fo... read feature

Hawken exclusive

Here's an exclusive look at the next new mech for Hawken


The new medium Raider class mech
Mar 01
Hawken is the badass twitch based first-person shooter that sees you controlling giant mechs of destruction.The game offers a few different types of mechs ranging in different sizes and classes, and the collection of giant ro... read
NVIDIA cards

NVIDIA offering free-to-play game credit with video cards


PlanetSide 2, Hawken, and World of Tanks
Feb 11
Those in the market for a graphics card might want to take NVIDIA up on its new offer, which throws in $75 to $150 worth of free-to-play currency with select purchases. For the GeForce GTX 650 / 650 Ti, the company will inclu... read
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

We're giving out 10,000 Hawken beta codes right now!


Giant robots going pew pew pew
Nov 11
For those of you who don't know, Hawken is an awesome first-person mech shooter for the PC with a focus on fast and twitch style gameplay. Plus it also looks amazing! How could you not want to play this? The open beta starts ... read

Hawken's closed beta begins October 26


Eat your heart out, Gundam
Oct 15
Hawken just completed a round of alpha testing recently, which means we're nearing the home stretch to the open beta set for December 12, 2012. Before we get to that point though, the Hawken team will be doing some closed bet... read

VR bliss: Hawken will launch with Oculus Rift support


Aug 27
The mech-y goodness of upcoming free-to-play game Hawken could be even more immersive in virtual reality, so it's great to hear that the title will launch with support for the Oculus Rift VR device. Oculus Rift devs will be a... read

Many of us at Destructoid have been looking forward to Hawken for a very long time now. How could we not? The mech genre was seemingly dead in the water until Adhesive Games revealed the teaser video which showed us a mech ga... read feature

Hawken web series announced: Mechs will explode!


Jul 13
Upcoming free-to-play mech game Hawken will have its world and fiction expanded via a web series produced by Warner Premier. Though it's not clear whether this will be an animated or live-action series with CGI (like the prom... read

The DTOID Show: Our favorite games of E3 2012!


Jun 11
What a week it's been! DTOID and Rev3Games combined have released a total of over 40 videos since last week, with 18 more to come over the next few days. Needless to say, we're exhausted, so before we left the beautiful smog... read

I bet every original Steel Battalion fan just got goosebumps upon seeing these images of the MEK-FU controller, huh? I know I did when I saw it in person last week at the Hawken party during E3. Of course, there's a sense of ... read feature







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