ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Aug 2018

Battletech: Flashpoint Coming November

This November Battletech will be getting its first expansion, Flashpoint. It’ll feature a new encounter type, new mechs, a new biome, and the titular flashpoints – extended contracts with high rewards. Check out the press release below for more info.
ARTICLES 07 May 2018­ by Jay Shaw

Battletech Retrial

I'd like to preface this by saying that I am a pretty big MechWarrior fan, having only recently rekindled my love for the whole Battletech franchise by replaying MechWarrior 4 a few weeks ago. The point is, I'm kind of on a Battletech/Mechwarrior kick right now and getting to play Battletech by HBS was right…
REVIEWS 02 May 2018­ by Stephen Haselden

Battletech

In a decade obscured by the mists of time and the glare of neon bangs; a board game was created that pitted giant mechanical war machines against each in a contest that would take hours to complete and days to plan. Battletech managed to combine the detail of RPG games with the precision of war…
ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Apr 2018

Battletech New Story Trailer

The new trailer for Battletech likens the story to “Game of Thrones meets Pacific Rim, in Space” which uh... is actually pretty accurate if Pacific Rim's mecha were ten times cooler and Game of Thrones had about four-hundred less boobs. Give it a watch above to see Mitch and his glorious beard talk about the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Mar 2018

BATTLETECH Release Date and Story Trailer

BATTLETECH, latest videogame adaptation of the classic tabletop strategy game, has finally got a solid release date. 24 April 2018 will be when you're finally allowed to take the commanders role of your own mercenary company. For now you'll have to be content with the new story trailer released today, which gives you a look…
ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Mar 2018

Battletech – Mercenary Life Trailer

In Battletech you'll be taking on the role of a mercenary company commander, not just commanding your lance of mechs but also you'll have to choose what missions to take, manage your crew, finances, upgrades, morale, and probably even the times your crew is allowed to go to the toilet. Battletech is launching in April…
ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Feb 2018

Battletech Deploying This April – Preorders Open

Highly anticipated tactical turn-based tactical game, Battletech is launching this April, additionally preorders are now live for the game, clocking in at £34.99 for the base version and £41.99 for the digital deluxe edition. After a brief hiccup on the Steam store page we've had official confirmation from Harebrained Schemes and Paradox Interactive that the…
ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Aug 2017

Battletech Delayed to 2018

Fret not loyal lance-mates, Battletech is still lumbering towards release – it's just not at Shadowcat pace, more like the stately stomping of an Atlas. Initially Battletech was expected to release towards the end of this year, but developer Harebrained Schemes has said they've taken backer feedback into account and presumably this delay is to…
NEWS 13 Jun 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

E3: PC Gaming Show 2017

With Intel supplanting AMD as the lead sponsor for PC Gamer's conference, hosted by Sean “Day9” Plott as he returns for the third installment of the PC Gaming Show at E3. A whole list of games, some new reveals and a few surprises all make for a good conference, and this year's PC centric event…
NEWS 12 May 2017­ by Stephen Haselden

BATTLETECH Is Back Baby!

BATTLETECH Whoop! I am so excited! I have loved BattleTech since the eighties when I used to spend hours filling out stat sheets, then hours more placing pieces on a board and then knocking them over every time I moved something. BattleTech is the best. Last year Harebrained Schemes ran a Kickstarter asking for $250,000 to…
ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Aug 2016­ by Lee Braden

BATTLETECH Pre-Alpha Gameplay

So, it seems an unlisted video has been leaked everywhere, but it shows off the current pre-alpha gameplay of BATTLETECH. In their hotel room before GenCon we have Jordan Weisman, Mitch Gitelman, and Mike McCain showing off the current build that exists of BATTLETECH, and also how bad McCain is at playing the game. We…
NEWS 16 Jun 2016­ by Lee Braden

E3: PC Gaming Show 2016 Post-Show

So, with all that is happening, here’s my roundup of the PC Gamer post show hosted by Tom Marks at E3 2016, which followed after the first show proper, mostly covering smaller studios and further expanding on some of the games we’ve seen prior. Hitman Torban Ellert from IO Interactive sat down to talk about…