Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Mech

Zone of the Enders HD Collection now on Games on Demand, PSN

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection is now available on Live Games on Demand and PSN. The $34.99 set includes the original Zone of the Enders as well as a special European release of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Strike Suit Zero now available on Steam, confirmed for Linux and Mac

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Born Ready Games’ mech-based shooter Strike Suit Zero has launched on Steam. The $19.99 release features ship and bot designs from Junji Okubo (Appleseed) and a score from Paul Ruskay (Homeworld) and Kokia (Tales of Innocence). Born Ready has also announced that they plan on releasing Linux and Mac versions later this year.

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PC News

Zone of the Enders HD Collection now available for 360, PS3

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection has hit store shelves for 360 and PS3. The standard set includes HD remastered versions of Zone of the Enders and the special European release of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner, as well as a demo of Platinum Games’ Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. In addition to the regular version, a Limited Edition is also available, which includes special metallic packaging, an import soundtrack packed with remixed songs from the series, and a 100-page art book featuring new work from Yoji Shinkawa.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Zone of the Enders HD Collection to get Limited Edition release

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Konami has announced that the upcoming Zone of the Enders HD Collection will be available as a Limited Edition. The 360, PS3 set includes HD remastered versions of Zone of the Enders and Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner, the latter being the special European release, as well as a demo of Platinum Games’ Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. The Limited Edition will feature special metallic packaging, an import soundtrack packed with remixed songs from the series, and a 100-page art book with new work from Yoji Shinkawa.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Zone of the Enders HD Collection announced for October 30 release

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Mech fans looking for some of last generation’s better robot action will be able to get their hands on a new compilation soon when Zone of the Enders HD Collection hits store shelves on October 30 for 360 and PS3. The set includes both Zone of the Enders and the European special edition of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner. Also, as a bit of a callback to when the original was released with a demo of Metal Gear Solid 2, the HD Collection will come packed with a demo of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Steel Battalion Heavy Armor stomps onto store shelves

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Kinect users can gear up for some vertical tank action today with the release of Steel Battalion Heavy Armor. As veteran commander Sgt. Powers, players will lead a squad in vertical tank of their very own as they wage war in an alternate timeline where arms have progressed down a more utilitarian path.

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Xbox 360 News

New Zone of the Enders HD Collection screenshots released

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Some new screens today from Konami’s upcoming Zone of the Enders HD Collection. The 360, PS3 set will be released this fall and include remastered versions of Zone of the Enders and Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Steel Battalion Heavy Armor demo now available on Live

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A playable demo for Steel Battalion Heavy Armor, the Kinect-only sequel to 2004’s Line of Contact, has launched on Live. The demo offers a chance for players to try the motion-recognition controls as well as experience the squad-relationship dynamics in the game’s first two levels.

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Xbox 360 News

Armored Core V deploys for 360, PS3

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Armored Core returns with Namco Bandai and From Software’s Armored Core V for the 360 and PS3. The latest entry features 10-player, team-based multiplayer combat, 500-plus parts for mech customization, and a new focus on the importance of terrain. Single player is said to provide a “robust” experience with “a completely new atmosphere.”

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Steel Battalion Heavy Armor release date announced

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Steel Battalion Heavy Armor, the follow-up to the early-2000’s mech sim renowned for its massive (and awesome) controller, will follow in its predecessors’ footsteps as an Xbox exclusive. But for those with their Kinects at the ready and itching to jump into the pilot’s seat, you only have a few more months to wait. Capcom has announced that you will be able to control a massive mech of your very own on June 19.

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Xbox 360 News