Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor

XB360 / Action / Release: Jun 19, 2012 / ESRB: RP-T+

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor review

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2012 8:00am PDT

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor trades its complicated control peripheral for a simplified Kinect interface. How does the new control scheme hold up? Check out our review.

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Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor short film released

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor has gotten a live-action short film named "Gosha," directed by the man behind the classic Ghost in the Shell.

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Steel Battalion, Sleeping Dogs - Shacknews Daily: May 24, 2012

By Garnett Lee, May 24, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: Mass Effect 3 gets more multiplayer DLC, get inside the Steel Battalion demo for Kinect, and a 101 on how to play Sleeping Dogs.

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Steel Battalion Heavy Armor demo now on Xbox Live

By Steve Watts, May 24, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor now has a demo available on the Xbox Live Marketplace, so you can try out the Kinect functionality for yourself.

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Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor trailer explains Kinect hybrid controls

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 04, 2012 6:00am PDT

A new Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor trailer explains just how the mech 'em up combines Kinect and gamepad controls to simulate piloting a mech. It's quite a different approach to the original's 40-button controller, but sounds intriguing.

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Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor stomping out in June

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 05, 2012 1:15pm PST

Kinect-powered mech 'em up Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor is lined up to launch on June 19. Publisher Capcom celebrated today's announcement with a set of new screenshots and two new trailers for Armored Core creator From Software's robofest.

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Steel Battalion's Kinect & controller combo controls explained

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 26, 2011 11:15am PDT

So how does Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor work in the absence of a 300 button controller? It uses both Kinect and the Xbox 360 controller in tandem to recreate the experience of being in a mech war--just like in real life!

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Tokyo Game Show 2011 report: Day 1

By Garnett Lee, Sep 15, 2011 10:15am PDT

Here are the highlights from day one of Tokyo Game Show, featuring Project Draco, Steel Battalion, and more.

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Steel Battalion Heavy Armor new info and trailer

By Garnett Lee, Aug 16, 2011 5:00pm PDT

A new trailer for Steel Battalion Heavy Armor tells the back story for the game and some new info on how Kinect controls will work has been learned.

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Daily Filter: September 16, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 16, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games ev

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Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor Announced for Xbox 360 Using Kinect

By Brian Leahy, Sep 15, 2010 7:55pm PDT

Capcom's Keiji Inafune announced the return of Steel Battalion at Microsoft's Tokyo Game Show 2010 press briefing. The title, Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, takes place in 2082 in a world without computers.

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"I am interested to see what sort of control scheme this uses..."

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