MechWarrior Online

PC, XB360 / Action / Release: Sep 17, 2013 / ESRB: U

MechWarrior Online early access program detailed

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2012 12:30pm PDT

MechWarrior Online will allow players to purchase early access with tiered bonuses starting in June, developer Piranha Games announced today. The closed beta is kicking off this week.

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MechWarrior Online mech customization detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 05, 2012 7:00am PDT

As every mech pilot knows, tweaking your mech is half the fun of stomping around in a towering killbot. Piranha Games has lifted the wraps off MechWarrior Online's mech customisation, which'll let you mess with everything from guns to paintwork.

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MechWarrior Online first gameplay trailer stomps out

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 13, 2012 1:30pm PDT

At long last, the first first gameplay trailer for stompy free-to-play revival MechWarrior Online has been released. Yes indeedy there are plenty of lasers, missiles, cannons and explosions.

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MechWarrior Online aiming for 12v12

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 22, 2011 10:45am PST

Piranha's free-to-play stompy robot game MechWarrior Online is aiming to offer multiplayer mech melee in size 12v12, assuming it can deliver a "solid play experience" at that scale. This revelation and more come from a new community Q&A.

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""Hardcore Battletech devotees..."? You mean all gamers in general. haha"

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MechWarrior Online to use CryEngine 3

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 17, 2011 1:45pm PST

Piranha Games' upcoming MechWarrior Online will use CryEngine 3.

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MechWarrior Online concept art reveals evolution of 'Atlas'

By Xav de Matos, Nov 09, 2011 7:00pm PST

MechWarrior Online developer Alex Iglesias discusses his work redesigning the classic mechs in the upcoming free-to-play title, and shows off concept art featuring the 'Atlas' mech.

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MechWarrior Online not 'Pay-2-Win'

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 07, 2011 11:00am PST

MechWarrior Online developer Piranha Games has insisted that the mech combat action-sim won't be "pay-2-win," provocatively explaining "why you want MechWarrior Online to be free-to-play."

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MechWarrior reboot was derailed by Microsoft blocking PS3

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2011 10:45am PDT

The initial incarnation of Piranha Games' MechWarrior reboot, revealed yesterday to have become free-to-play PC exclusive MechWarrior Online, was stymied by "a Microsoft restriction" blocking a PS3 edition.

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MechWarrior reboot goes free-to-play, PC only

By Xav de Matos, Oct 31, 2011 7:30pm PDT

After two years of radio silence since first revealing a MechWarrior reboot was in the works, developer Piranha Games has revealed that the game will be a PC-exclusive title sporting a free-to-play business model.

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FASA Founder: Microsoft 'Destroyed' Dev Culture at Former MechWarrior Studio

By Nick Breckon, Aug 26, 2009 7:02pm PDT

Jordan Weisman, founder of defunct MechWarrior developer FASA Interactive, now says that the studio's culture was "destroyed" following Microsoft's...

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"lol wait, so this guy is laying claim that he single handedly saved Bungie somehow? lol"

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New MechWarrior Announced, Full Trailer Arrives

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 09, 2009 6:26am PDT

As was teased earlier in the week, a new MechWarrior game has been confirmed by co-creator Jordan Weisman in an interview with IGN, and a concept...

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"Its most likely been gone over, but i been out of country awhile and just heard the news. This ..."

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New MechWarrior Game Very Obviously Teased (Updated with More Videos)

By Alice O'Connor and Chris Faylor, Jul 07, 2009 8:04am PDT

Update: A few more videos have surfaced. Viewable below, the clips combine, like a Transformer, to provi

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"About fucking time. I thought I'd have to wait a few more years and maybe then get to play the ..."

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