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Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor

XB360 / Action / Release: Jun 19, 2012 / ESRB: M

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


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


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.


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

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