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MechWarrior Online Beta – Review…

By: Pelagato posted at Jan 22, 2013 7:33 am

MechWarrior Online is classic, traditional and old school. The MWO is not like a shooter with Mechs, it’s like a tank simulator with Mechs (Tanks with Legs). If you ever played one of the old MechWarrior games, Counter Strike or World of Tanks, this game is going to feel a bit familiar to you, or at least it did to me.  They share some mechanics and some of the complexity behind the gameplay.

MWO follows the classic slow pace gameplay found in the old MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries, you do tons of shooting and moving but in the end, the game is not about killing 10 players in 10 seconds. So… If you can’t take all the shooting and fireworks with limited results… MWO is not your cup of tea.

The gameplay in MechWarrior is the main feature of the game, because is not like a standard shooter in its own right, it’s something else, the mechanics on this game is what makes the whole thing special, moving around in one direction and twisting your torso is one thing, doing it right it’s another t

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Guest said:The game actually isn\'t that bad, but I feel like it could be so much more than just a PvP mashup. A few PvE elements, larger (and more interesting) maps, and definitely a Tutorial Mode would help. A...

MechWarrior Online's Cataphract & Piranha Hunt

By: ExcEsc posted at Nov 20, 2012 10:14 pm

Get your new Cataphract Mech today! - The Cataphract was one of the first original designs created since the start of the Succession wars. Originally a Capellan Mech, the Cataphract can be seen in all areas of the Inner Sphere. Created from spare parts of other Mechs that were handy, the Cataphract has been dubbed the ‘FrankenMech’ due to its appearance. Designed to stand toe-to-toe with an Assault Mech, the Cataphract is built to have a lot of armor, jump-jets for maneuverability, and a large punch from its arsenal.  If you like to wade into the fight and duke it out at close range, this is definitely your Mech. It has great armor protection, jump jets, and a heavy punch.

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MechWarrior Online to use the CryEngine 3

By: Zevri posted at Nov 17, 2011 6:06 pm

Some of you may have been playing MechWarrior series when it was released on consoles and pcs in the past, you may have also heard of their upcoming ‘premium free-to-play’ online game that is set to come out in 2012.

Well, today they gave a bit more insight into the game, announcing that the game will be using the new CryEngine 3 from Crytek. Which if you’re not familiar with Crytek, they’re responsible for the Crysis games. So yes, the upgraded engine that worked on the Crysis games will be in the works for this new f2p online game. So if they do it right, we can expect a great looking game, that most gamers won’t be able to run with the settings maxed. (For those who played Crysis)

For those not familiar with the MechWarrior series, they’re a series of g

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