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"BattleTech: Heavy Metal" Will Get An Expansion In November
Today during PDXCON, the devs behind BattleTech: Heavy Metal revealed there would be a new content update coming in November Harebrained Schemes will deploy the update on November 21st, and will give you all the fun additions you see below Check them out along with the trailer before it goes live next month in BattleTech:[...]
Battletech is Moving to the Big City with Urban Warfare DLC
credit// Paradox Interactive Paradox Interactive and developer Harebraine Schemes have unveiled the details of Battletech's next big expansion, which will take the tactical mech combat game to the big city. The vast cityscapes of year 3025 will provide a scenic backdrop as players organize mechanized destruction The new expansion features electronic warfare, large-scale building destruction, environmental mechanics, new[...]
Battletech is Free on Steam This Weekend
Battletech is a tabletop strategy franchise brought to the digital gamer by way of Harebrained Schemes and Paradox Interactive The game has been consistently updated post-launch and has generally been received well However, you may know it as the game that angered gamers by providing a gender-neutral option for players Because a game about fighting[...]
Bleeding Cool's Best in Gaming 2018: Best Tabletop Wargame
Tabletop wargames are a microcosm of war itself, combining strategy, combat, and ruthless negotiation into a heady mix of entertainment. The nominees for Bleeding Cool's Best Tabletop Wargame for 2018 are: Warhammer 40,000: Heroes of Blackreach Bolt Action BattleTech Rune Wars Fallout: Wasteland Warfare Rising Sun And the winner is… Rising Sun. credit// CMON Games Rising Sun is the spiritual successor to Blood Rage, and it shows[...]
Here is Everything You Need to Know About Battletech: Flashpoint
Paradox Interactive and Harebrained Schemes have opened up pre-orders for Battletech Flashpoint today If you don't know, Flashpoint is Battletech's first expansion and will launch on November 27th for an MSRP of $19.99 USD. Flashpoint will release for the Steam, GOG, and Paradox Plaza versions of the game. Along with the regular base DLC pre-sale for Flashpoint, Paradox is offering two[...]
Battletech Angers Gamers by Providing a Gender Neutral Option
credit//Harebrained Schemes Harebrained Schemes have irritated the hell out of gamers for one small, thoughtful inclusion in the early character creation section of Battletech You can choose to make a gender neutral protagonist and use gender neutral pronouns You don't have to You can go with traditional male or female pronouns All Harebrained Schemes did was give[...]
Harmony Gold's Copyright Case Against Harebrained Schemes is Dismissed
If you're unfamiliar with the long, arduous, pointless, forever-and-a-day long battle over the rights to certain images and artwork used in the BattleTech and MechWarrior universes, trust us when we say that there are a lot of parts to it we wish were handled over 20 years ago If you're not familiar with what fans[...]
Get a Look at Some of the Battletech Cinematics Before Launch
Next Tuesday, we're going to see the formal release of a brand new Battletech game on PC and Mac on April 24th But before that, developer Harebrained Schemes and publisher Paradox Interactive have decided to show off some of the game's cinematics These aren't fully animated showcases, they're still frames with some added effects to make[...]
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A couple weeks ago we were getting new rumblings about the new Battletech game on the way and how far it had come, now this week we have an official release date and a brand new trailer showing off the story. Paradox Interactive confirmed today that the game will be released on April 24th for $40[...]
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It's been a hot minute since we really heard anything about the next BattleTech game, which according to the latest updates, is set to be available in April This week, we got a very substantial look at the game as Paradox Interactive and Harebrained Schemes released a new trailer The game has been developed under the eye[...]
BattleTech's Latest Trailer Shows Off Some Multiplayer Gameplay
Harebrained Schemes' latest BattleTech may be being published by Paradox Intertainment, but that hasn't stopped the team from working on the game This latest trailer features an updated look at the multiplayer gameplay to give players an idea of what to expect in the upcoming beta And it features some friendly co-worker competition, which makes it infinitely[...]
Paradox Interactive Will Publish Harebrained Schemes' Latest BattleTech Game
Publisher Paradox Interactive has entered a deal with developer Harebrained Schemes to publish the new BattleTech game Harebrained Schemes raised more than $2.7 million on Kickstarter to back the project, which is going to be the first turn-based strategy entry in the series in over two decades, and this deal should have fans plenty excited. The team backing[...]
Harebrained Schemes' Mitch Gitelman Says The Mechanics Of Destiny Were Taken From Hated 2007 Shadowrun Game
Harebrained Schemes, the developer behind the rebooted Shadowrun franchise and the upcoming Battletech reboot, was on hand at Emerald City Comic Con for a panel appropriately called "From Shadowrun to BattleTech: Refreshing Beloved Franchises." Speaking about the poorly received 2007 game Shadowrun, Hairbrained co-founders Jordan Weisman and Mitch Gitelman said that the game would have been successful if[...]