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Titanfall beta extended, now ends February 19

Those who've spent the weekend stomping pilots from the comfort of a titan's cockpit will be pleased to hear that the good times won't draw to a close tomorrow morning as originally planned. Instead, developer Respawn Entertainment has extended the Titanfall beta test for an additional day. "The...

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Gigantic Army paying homage to 16-bit mech shooters in February

Side-scrolling mech shooter Gigantic Army will launch February 5 on PC for $5.99. Developed by three-man Japanese indie studio and Satazius creator Astro Port, the side-scroller is described as an homage to mech shooters of the 16-bit era, such as Cybernator and Mech Warrior. Gigantic Army has p...

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Time traveling robots in Reset are aging well

Reset still looks good. It first popped up in April 2012 with a quietly captivating trailer and premise: It's a first-person, PC puzzle game that involves a lot of co-op – but it's single-player. As a humanoid robot, players travel through time to solve puzzles cooperatively with themselv...

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Heavy Gear Assault kicks off its crowdfunding campaign

Stompy Bot Productions and Mektek Studios have launched their Kickstarter project for Heavy Gear Assault, the return of the mech combat game originally introduced by Dream Pod 9, with later games published by Activision. The multiplayer e-sports-focused, Unreal Engine 4-powered game is in deve...

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Spider mech infests MechWarrior Online ahead of Double XP weekend

It may not have eight legs or carry hundreds of thousands of its young around on a moist, throbbing abdomen, but MechWarrior Online's new Spider mech is the game's "most maneuverable and agile of all Light Mechs," according to the press release tucked away after the break. The game's new mechanical...

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MechWarrior Online gets 'Mechsgiving' update

MechWarrior Online finally went into Open Beta late last month, and the team isn't wasting any time updating the game with new content. They're asking players to celebrate "Mechsgiving" later this week with a new mech called the Cataphract, which features a solid offense combined with jump jets and...

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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' gar...

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The $1.35 million mech (and how to insure it)

Mechs aren't just for video games, anime and tabletop gaming anymore. Suidobashi Heavy Industries now has a mobile suit named Kuratas available for – and, let's be honest, you'd pay anything to have this – the reasonable asking price of $1.35 million. That doesn't include extras like c...

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Hawken to be playable via Gaikai prior to official release

Hawken keeps surprising us. First, we were surprised that the really great-looking mech shooter is being made by an indie studio, then it surprised us to learn that it would be free-to-play. And here's another surprise: Dave Perry's cloud gaming system Gaikai has signed a deal to let players see Ha...

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New Hawken gameplay teaser doesn't look like an indie game

Hawken, the free-to-play, first-person mech shooter from indie studio Adhesive Games, keeps looking better and better, especially now that its videos have lost the "this is a work in progress" warning. We guess raising $10 million will do that to a game. The latest teaser shows off gameplay durin...

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