REVIEWS 22 Nov 2019­ by Jay Shaw

Battletech: Heavy Metal DLC

Heavy Metal is the third DLC for Battletech, Harebrained Schemes turn-based take on the venerable tabletop game. If you’ve ever played any of the Mechwarrior games you’ll know what to expect from the majority of the new content in Heavy Metal: big stompy mechs and big guns. Is a few new machines worth the door…
REVIEWS 10 Jul 2019­ by Jay Shaw

Battletech: Urban Warfare

Urban Warfare is the second expansion for Harebrained Schemes Battletech. As the name suggests it focuses mainly on adding in more urban warfare settings including more dense city areas, new bases to assault, and new battlemechs to take into combat against your enemies. Does it add up to more satisfying stompy mech action? Keep reading…

Battletech: Urban Warfare – Release Date

The second DLC for Harebrained Schemes Battletech will be launching on 4 June 2019. The DLC, titled Urban Warfare, will being several new features such as city fighting, fully destructible buildings, electronic warfare, new enemy units, and two new mechs: The Javelin and Raven 1X. Check out the press release below for more info.

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


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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 12 May 2017­ by Stephen Haselden


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…
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