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F2P mech combat sim Hawken transitioning to Steam this month

Adhesive Games announced that its free-to-play mech combat game, Hawken, is due for an imminent release on Steam, pending a week-long transition period for registered players. Starting today, Adhesive will phase out its existing Hawken launcher and gameplay services, redirecting current players...

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Hawken update coming 'later this month,' tunes mechs, adds new map

Hawken, the free-to-play mech-based shooter from Adhesive Games, is still in open beta. It's been in open beta since December and, while Adhesive Games' Jason Hughes says the developer hopes to launch the game "sometime this year," and a new update coming "later this month" promises to radically...

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A bespectacled look at the Oculus Rift

For the most part, being near- or farsighted today isn't that big of a deal. The only cultural zeitgeist folks like me have missed out on recently has been in the resurgence of glasses-required 3D technology in consumer media. And let's be honest, it isn't a tremendous loss. In fact, the Oculus...

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Hawken employees genderflip CEO's sexy lady poster, have a laugh

Hawken publisher Meteor Entertainment has a handle on the gender equality gig, with ladies making up a solid half of its executive branch, according to a female employee's post on The Hawkeye Initiative. "Our gender awareness standards, compared to the industry at large, are top shelf," she...

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New Hawken trailer tours the Facility, picks up slack

This latest Hawken trailer details the game's newest map, Facility, which is just one of many new additions recently applied to the game. As of press time, no mechs have been spotted wearing short skirts, long jackets or any combination of the two....

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Best of the Rest: Jess' picks of 2012

Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. FTL: Faster Than Light I find tremendous pleasure in games that allow me to name my characters, humanize them...

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Hawken launches in open beta today, prep your mechs

Hawken, one of the more flamboyant and high-profile indie games this year, launches today in open beta as a free-to-play mega-mech battle for PC. Don't believe us? Check out the super-sweet cinematic launch trailer above. Adhesive Games' parent company Meteor Entertainment raised $10 million for...

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Hawken's final closed beta begins this week, open beta starts Dec. 12

Hawken has begun its third and final closed beta event, starting this week and going through until December 6. Players already invited can download the client from the official website, jump in and start shooting. You won't need to re-install, the developer says, if you've played in a previous...

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Hawken deploys second closed beta tomorrow

Hawken's second closed beta is scheduled to attack November 8 - 13. This expands on the first beta round, which ran October 26 - 29. To celebrate the second beta, pre-sale bundles of items and customization perks will be on discount for $5, $15, $30 and $60, and if purchased will be in players'...

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Hawken closed beta runs Oct. 26 - 29 [Update]

Despite what plebeians like us may think, shooting giant robots with other giant robots isn't something you can rush into all willy-nilly. In actuality, there are many, many factors to consider: What if this weapon is more effective than originally planned? With if we've accidentally created a...

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