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Preview: Hands On with MechWarrior Online

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While the Atlas is definitely the most powerful raw combatant in MechWarrior Online right now, Piranha says that, as with all class-based games, it'll be balanced so that a team of all Atlases is going to have a rough time. Only after my glorious death was it pointed out that I didn't need to defeat the Atlas in single combat to win -- I could've lured him to the middle of the map, then bolted for his base and captured it before he could lumber back. Oh.

I'm looking forward to trying out a massive 12v12 match, and with the free-to-play model, it won't be hard to find enough players to fill it. Keep an eye on the mountaintops when the the beta opens up at an undisclosed time this summer -- you might just see a Jenner up there relaying your location back to his friends.

My team was already using the targeting data I'd relayed them to lock on and launch volleys of missiles...



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GameSpy: Hands On with MechWarrior Online


CANT WAIT.
Edited by scatlm - 5/8/12 at 3:27pm
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Yes.

I miss the ole Mech days when the sidewinder joysticks just came out. FORCE FEEEEEDBACK
     
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YESS. I still have my MS Force Feedback Pro... best joystick ever.


Did you see the mechlab in the gamespy link? MAAAN Im stoked. The game feels alot more like MW3 than MW4, which is great thing.
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But is it better than Mech:LL?
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Ahh, I gave away my old Sidewinder joystick not to long ago.
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But is it better than Mech:LL?

In some areas, probably.

In other areas, definitely not.
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This looks like it could be a lot of fun...
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Yes Yes Yes!
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I would flip **** if I could customize my loadout. Load me up with LRM's and ppc's
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Eagerly awaiting.


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