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The goal, as Nabeshima explained it, is to have the game's online mode be a seamless, persistent extension of the single-player campaign -- for instance, teams will have to set up defenses, such as turrets, in their controlled territories to protect them from attackers while they're offline. Piled on top of the series' ever-savory mech-building formula, these multiplayer features have officially sent our interest in Armored Core 5 into the stratosphere.
http://www.joystiq.com/2011/02/02/ar...ayer-detailed/

All I beg for is a new, decent mech game. Armored Core needs to go back to its roots.
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AC hasn't had a decent game since AC2:AA. Man, they used to be so great... Hopefully this one gives me a reason to get back into the genre and the franchise, because 4 was a major let-down.
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I love Mech games.... Whatever happened to MechWarrior?
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the official mechwarrior game is still in development, iirc. For now, we have Mechwarrior: Living Legends mod for crysis.

I really enjoyed the vs mode for the original Armored core. I may grab this new one
Edited by Gabkicks - 2/2/11 at 12:11pm
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
http://www.joystiq.com/2011/02/02/ar...ayer-detailed/

All I beg for is a new, decent mech game. Armored Core needs to go back to its roots.
Masters of the Arena, Another Age, 3 , Nine Breaker, and Last Raven were the best for me.

For Awnser brought back some light to AC, but still wasn't the same as the PS1/2 counterparts.

Regardless - I can't wait for 5.
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I remember spending pointless, countless hours in tournament mode just trying to become number one.
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Last Raven implemented the analog stick viewing right? Yep, best one.

TBH 4 and 4A had good SPs. I had fun with all that crazy-arse high speed mech action. Online? A total mess. Bladers teleblade and you're dead literally without even seeing the enemy kill you. It's like those crappy animes where they're too cheap to actually animate it so they just have the character teleport to the other side of the screen.
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^ 4A had some cool SP missions that were massive. The one that I recall the most was flying in on the ocean to destroy these 3 massive battleships. That was pretty cool. but overall it didn't feel "polished" in a sense.
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Holy Crap forgot about Armored Core. AC2 was BEAT. I remember going online and looking up how to unlock that badass pulse rifle from the convoy level! Oh, and beating Matthias, that was such a mission
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Chromehounds is still one of my favorite games. I was so sad when they closed the servers...

Super excited for this and the new Steel Battalion
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