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By John Keefer   //   March 29, 2013 8:00 AM

MechWarrior Online to launch in 'late summer'

Developer Piranha Games has been releasing regular updates for MechWarrior Online since the game went into open beta in late October. But now, Shacknews has learned of three new features that will be rolling out leading up to the game's official release late this summer.
By Alice O'Connor   //   January 16, 2013 2:00 PM

MechWarrior: Living Legends final version released as rights withdrawn

Three years after launching, stompy robot Crysis mod MechWarrior: Living Legends has released its very final version. The gang at Wandering Samurai Studios still have more they'd like to do but, alas, their license to use the MechWarrior property is up. So, download Living Legends 0.7.0 and see it out with a plasma blast.
By Alice O'Connor   //   January 16, 2013 8:15 AM

MechWarrior Online double XP weekend incoming

You're stomping around merrily in MechWarrior Online's new Spider mech, jumpjetting away and running circles around slower mechs, what could be better? Well, double XP wouldn't be bad. As luck would have it, the free-to-play mech 'em up is doubling all XP earned this weekend, jolting players further along their tech trees.
By Alice O'Connor   //   December 18, 2012 10:45 AM

MechWarrior Online introduces capture-and-hold mode

Free-to-play stompy robot sim MechWarrior Online is bolstered with a new mode today, Conquest. It seems to be your standard competitive team-based capture-and-hold mode, only with, you know, giant stompy robots. Lovely jubbly.
By Alice O'Connor   //   November 28, 2012 6:00 AM

MechWarrior Online patch adds paintjobs

Sure, stomping around inside a storeys-high robot is pretty good, but wouldn't painting a storeys-high robot pretty colours be even more fun? Robot fanciers rejoice, for MechWarrior Online's latest patch added the ability to customise your pretty metal toys, if you can live with your lovelies being dinged and damaged out on the battlefield.
By John Keefer   //   October 26, 2012 4:00 PM

MechWarrior Online open beta on again for Monday

The on then off open beta for MechWarrior Online is finally on again, this time slated for Monday. Hopefully, developer Piranha Games has fixed the stability issues that will have delayed it for almost two weeks.
By Alice O'Connor   //   October 17, 2012 6:00 AM

MechWarrior Online sales pass $5 million before launch

Though MechWarrior Online will be free-to-play when it launches, players have already coughed up more than $5 million to play the beta version through its Founder's Program. Things are looking good for the stompy robot sim, then, and publisher Infinite Game Publishing is pretty excited about its slate of "premium" free-to-play games.
By Alice O'Connor   //   October 16, 2012 6:45 AM

MechWarrior Online open beta delayed

Good little MechWarrior that you are, you're may be reading this from your repurposed fighter jet seat, headset atop your melon, dual joysticks in hand and pedals underfoot, eagerly waiting for MechWarrior Online's open beta to launch today. Ah. Problem. You've clearly missed, as we did, developer Piranha's announcement on Friday that it has delayed the open beta to whip the stompy robot sim into better shape.
By John Keefer   //   October 10, 2012 11:00 AM

MechWarrior Online open beta begins October 16

If you haven't been one of the lucky ones to be honing their mech skills in preparation for the launch of MechWarrior Online later this year, then you'll want to jump into the open beta when it kicks off October 16.
By Thierry Nguyen   //   August 2, 2012 11:30 AM

MechWarrior Tactics preview

MechWarrior Tactics will be free to play, but it offers a bit of a change from traditional turn-based strategy games.
By Thierry Nguyen   //   August 1, 2012 6:00 PM

MechWarrior Tactics preview

MechWarrior Tactics will be free to play, but it offers a bit of a change from traditional turn-based strategy games.
By Alice O'Connor   //   July 24, 2012 7:30 AM

MechWarrior Online heats up in Caustic Valley

Just as MechWarrior Online boasts an icy map where the cold messes with your mech, so it's also getting a roasty-toasty level with hazardous heat, named Caustic Valley. Come peep the trailer.
By Alice O'Connor   //   June 29, 2012 6:00 AM

MechWarrior Online trailer visits the Frozen City

MechWarrior Online developer Piranha Games has revealed the icy level Frozen City and its chilling effects on combat, with a video for you to look at and everything.
By Alice O'Connor   //   April 5, 2012 7:00 AM

MechWarrior Online mech customization detailed

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   March 13, 2012 1:30 PM

MechWarrior Online first gameplay trailer stomps out

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   March 2, 2012 6:00 AM

MechWarrior Tactics' hexy first screens revealed

While free-to-play stompy mech games Hawken, Reign of Thunder, and MechWarrior Online focus on piloting the lovely robots, MechWarrior Tactics puts you in command of a squad of them. Announced last month, it's now been revealed in the first screenshots.