Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Mech

Get up to speed with the new Titanfall 2 story trailer

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Respawn has released a single-player cinematic trailer for Titanfall 2. The video introduces players to 3rd Class Rifleman Jack Cooper and his mech, Titan BT-7274. BT-7274 was the first Titan built by the Militia to fight the Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation, while Cooper is attempting to become a pilot. When things go wrong during his investigation into IMC and the planet Typhon, he is forced to link up with BT-7274. Check out the duo’s meeting below.

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Titanfall 2 – Inside Development video, blog series covers servers

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Respawn has released the second installment of their development series for Titanfall 2. The latest entry features lead engineer Jon “Slothy” Shiring covering the studio’s server plans for the impending multiplayer technical test. Rented servers, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure will all be used to handle the load; full details can be found below and at their blog. Additionally, tomorrow, beginning at 2:30 p.m., Shiring will be answering community server-related questions on Twitter through the hashtag #TF2ServerQA.

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Titanfall development video series kicks off for Titanfall 2

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Respawn has released the first video in a new behind-the-scenes series for Titanfall 2. The first episode, also posted on the ongoing blog, is a brief introduction with producer Drew McCoy. The nearly two-minute video gives a quick update on the team’s progress, how fans can guide the topics they cover, and generally what viewers can look forward to with the new Titanfall Development series.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Assault Suit Leynos

(PlayStation 4 Review) Assault Suit Leynos

“… initially nearly as frustrating as it is fun, but its old-style charms quickly prevail.”

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Free-to-play mech shooter Hawken launches on PSN for PS4

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Reloaded Games’ free-to-play team-based shooter Hawken has launched for PS4. Already available for PC and Xbox One, the first-person action title features over 30 mechs, multiple classes, nine environments, six game modes, and an emphasis on customization. The PS4 version launches with support for Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Missile Assault, Siege, Co-op Bot Destruction, and Co-op vs AI Team Deathmatch. For those looking to get a jump on the competition, a for-cash Founder’s Bundle is also available at a discount during release week. Details are below.

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(PC Review) Brigador

(PC Review) Brigador

“… a solid callback to the destructive days of yesteryear, invoking the likes of Crusader: No Remorse and Syndicate.”

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Mecha action shooter Hawken to be released for PS4, Xbox One

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This summer, Reloaded Games will be releasing the mech-based free-to-play team-based shooter Hawken for PS4 and Xbox One. Available for PC on Steam, the console versions are set to go live in late June or early July. At release, the game will feature 30-plus mechs, multiple classes, functional and cosmetic customization options, nine environments that range from jungles to wastelands, and six game modes. The modes include co-op, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Missile Assault, Siege, Co-op Bot Destruction, and Co-op vs AI Team Deathmatch. E3 attendees can head to Microsoft’s booth or meeting room #505 in the West Hall for some hands-on time with a playable demo.

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E3 2016 – Electronic Arts: Battlefield, Mass Effect, Star Wars, Titanfall

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Electronic Arts held their pre-E3 E3 showcase earlier today. Below are several highlighted titles, including Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2, with new trailers and screenshots. A Star Wars overview video also provides a quick look at several unnamed projects. For those wanting to check out the entire presentation, the studio has put up a stream of the event in its entirety, which clocks in at over four hours long.

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Titanfall 2 teaser released ahead of full gameplay reveal this June

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EA has released a teaser for Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall 2. The wall-running, mech-piloting shooter will have a full reveal later this summer, but for now, players will have to make do with the briefest of glimpses at what’s in store. Not much is shown in the snippet, with a tropical location hosting a drop pod and a mech with a sword. Gameplay will be debuted at EA Play on June 12.

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MechWarrior Online launches on Steam, gets new Faction Play mode

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Steam has added Piranha Games’ MechWarrior Online to its catalog. Also, starting today, players can access Faction Play to battle for the Inner Sphere in Clan Invasions. But that’s not all, robot jox, as more announcements will be made tomorrow during a livestream from Piranha’s HQ in Vancouver, set to run from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. (CST). On top of news on upcoming developments, 100 players will be on-site for streamed matches.

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