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Hawken - Anyone else looking forward to a long overdue mecha reboot?

Poll Results: Are you looking forward to Mecha mayhem?

 
  • 20% (2)
    Couldn't give a ****
  • 10% (1)
    Kinda interested in a reboot
  • 10% (1)
    Looking forward to it!
  • 60% (6)
    Bring on the frikken metal munchin' armour smashing carnage!
10 Total Votes  
post #1 of 15
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I've wanted to play a proper mech game again for years and just can't stand the graphics of Mechwarrior any more, even with mods. So, it is nice to see that at least one company is looking to reboot the genre, albeit with the Unreal 3 engine, which I'm not that fond of...

Take a look and discuss: http://www.gametrailers.com/video/de...-hawken/711608

I know there was another manga type mech/fps game that was supposed to come out last year or this year, but neither my boyfriend or I can remember what it was called and we can't find it anywhere... it had a clean looking city with a load of people in and out of mechs fighting in the trailer.. can anyone remember this one?

Anyways, I love decent mecha more than most other games and there hasn't been a good one for aaaaages (especially since MechWarrior reboot ran into legal issues) and mechs just seem to feature as secondary vehicles or certain stages in a few linear games/rubbish online pointless beatemups, so fingers crossed!
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post #2 of 15
If I recall there was a mech mod game for crysis that was supposed to be pretty good...
post #3 of 15
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Ooh a Crysis mod? Didn't know about that... is this the one you were talking about? http://www.moddb.com/mods/mechwarrior-living-legends

Was that online only or did it have a storyline as well, like that weird Deus Ex TNM one?
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post #4 of 15
Mechwarrior Living Legends is pretty damn fun. I started up on it a few months ago, haven't played in a while because of school, but I really wanted some sort of modern equivalent of the old MW games, that I miss so deadly. They pulled it off pretty well.

As for that Hawken game, I saw an article that said it impresses. I can't seem to watch the video on my phone, so I'll be checking it when I get home!

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post #5 of 15
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Might have to take a look at this MechWarrior Legends mod thing, though if it is online only we might not really get into it as much; we both like a nice deep, involving storyline where possible, like Deus Ex, Two World 2 and that Darksiders was pretty fun too. Usually storylines are a bit short and linear... would love to see a deep Mecha storyline with some nice customisation options

Nigel is playing Dragon Age 2 in the other room at the mo, must say the graphics are nice with High Def texture pack... anyways, getting sidetracked... ><,

The Hawken vid is nice but leaves a lot of questions unanswered so dunno; the graphics look nice, kinda like Brink/Borderlands in style
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post #6 of 15
Need an armored core like game for the PC. Time to watch this video (stupid UE3 ).

Trailer looked all right, hope the game doesn't end up being bad.
Edited by [nK]Sharp - 3/11/11 at 12:44pm
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post #7 of 15
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Yeah, an updated Armored Core game WOULD be nice; I think that's kinda what this other Japanese style game we saw a trailer for in the last year or so was like... wish I could remember what it was called or at least find the teaser!
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post #8 of 15
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THIS was it!

Ouch, just checked out the Reviews.... doesn't look like they pulled it off ><,


Edited by Jennasis - 3/11/11 at 12:52pm
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Nope, not at all lol.
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