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"BattleTech: Heavy Metal" Will Get An Expansion In November

"BattleTech: Heavy Metal" Will Get An Expansion 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: Heavy Metal.[caption id="attachment_1105553" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Paradox Interactive[/caption]One Original and Seven Classic BattleMechs: Seven classic ‘Mechs from BattleTech’s 35-year legacy make[...]

Battletech is Moving to the Big City with Urban Warfare DLC

Battletech is Moving to the Big City with Urban Warfare DLC

Environmental mechanics will include new street features like blocked line of sight, collateral damage rules, explosions, floods, and the possibility of having a skyscraper dropped on your head.Battletech: Urban Warfare will release on June 4th, 2019 and is available for pre-order now.“Urban Warfare delivers one of the biggest 'Mech combat player fantasies there is: Fighting[...]

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[...]

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

[caption id="attachment_837020" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Harebrained Schemes[/caption]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[...]

Harmony Gold's Copyright Case Against Harebrained Schemes is Dismissed

If you're not familiar with what fans call "The Unseen Saga", we recommend clicking this link and reading about the ongoing battle since 1996 over the copyrights to a set of specific mech and vehicle designs that apparently no one could agree who owned the rights to and who could give permission to use.[caption id="attachment_837020"[...]

Get a Look at Some of the Battletech Cinematics Before Launch

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 it look intense, but they basically do a pretty good job of telling you everything you need to know about the history[...]

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BattleTech Gets a Brand-New Trailer Showing off Gameplay

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 of Jordan Weisman, the creator of BattleTech and MechWarrior, with the hopes of bringing the awesome elements of the original tabletop versions to life in a different way than other[...]

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[...]

E3 2016 Preview: Harebrained Schemes' Necropolis Is Dark Souls Meets Spelunky

By Madeline Ricchiuto https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=8yL88PejOh8 "Its basically Dark Souls meets Spelunky" was how this game was first described to me, and I have to say it lives up to that comparison. Necropolis is a roguelike third-person action game in which you (and up to three friends, or none) play as a thief trying to find the […]

Shadowrun Returns To Kickstarter With New Title: Hong Kong

By Jared CorneliusBack in 2012 developer Harebrained Schemes had dreams of bringing back the cult cyberpunk roleplaying series Shadowrun.  You may remember the series as a popular tabletop role-playing game or the classic isometric titles from the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis, but most likely if you're a certain age you remember it from the Xbox 360.  Unfortunately for Harebrained no publishers were interested in publishing a Shadowrun game[...]