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Limited edition MechWarrior Online mech benefits cancer research

MechWarrior Online has a new premium mech available for download, and rather than touting its movement speed or the number of lasers mounted to its side, developer Piranha Games wants everyone to know about its greater purpose: cancer research. "Sarah's Jenner" is a limited edition JR7-D variant...

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MechWarrior Online stomps out of beta September 17

With systems nominal and within previously stated parameters, MechWarrior Online is proceeding with a version 1.0 launch on September 17. The game has been in open beta since last October, with a current cadre of 1.1 million registered pilots. Developer Piranha Games noted last year it had earne...

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MechWarrior Online to fully launch by end of summer

Free-to-play mega-machine simulator MechWarrior Online will exit beta and launch by late summer. The game is currently playable in open beta. Asked to narrow down that launch window a little more, Russ Bullock, president of developer Piranha Games, noted it'll be "no later than" September 21 (the o...

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Mechwarrior Online 'Conquest Mode' update is massive

Mechwarrior Online's final update of 2012 is Conquest Mode, allowing players to capture locations in the Inner Sphere. The update brings three new mechs, including the Twin Dragons in the above video, the River City Night map and some New Year's goodies. See the pics and video right in here....

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MechWarrior Online assault class training starts in this trailer

MechWarrior Online, which has been in open beta since October 29, is making sure systems are nominal for its full launch in the first quarter of next year. Here's a pair of devs showing off the game and, more specifically, the assault class mechs available now....

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MechWarrior Online Founder's Program includes speedy Jenner mech

The Jenner JR7 mech, seen above, is included in the Founder's Program for MechWarrior Online. The mech features a top speed of 118 km/h, a SRM-4 for firing missiles, and four medium lasers. Piranha Games describes the machine as light on armor, so using its speed and jumpjets to stay on the move i...

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MechWarrior Online 'Founder's Program' bonus packages for sale

MechWarrior Online's Founder's Program offers bonus in-game content in three tiers: Veteran, Elite, and today's new addition, Legendary. Legendary runs $120 and includes early access to the closed beta starting August 7, an exclusive founder's tag, three months of a premium account, $80 worth of in...

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New MechWarrior Online trailer has no music, just giant robots

When your game involves giant robots with massive rockets, lasers and high-tech HUDs, you don't need epic rock music drowning out the sound of metallic hellfire and thundering footsteps, as MechWarrior Online demonstrates with the above teaser trailer. You also don't need dubstep, but that's only...

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Mechwarrior Online gameplay trailer: online

Specific details about MechWarrior Online's free-to-play machinations are still months away from being discussed, but here's some of the gameplay we got to check out at GDC 2012. As fans are sure to notice, the game looks like an updated MechWarrior, which is exactly why we're overheating with ant...

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MechWarrior Online will run on CryEngine 3

While we still don't know that much about the newly announced Mechwarrior Online, we at least know what technology is behind it. The PC-exclusive free-to-play title will be powered by CryEngine 3, Crytek boasts in the press release past the jump. Developer Piranha Games' president, Russ Bullock, ...

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