Mech Battle Arena Now Available On IOS

Get ready for some mechanised roughhousing with Mech Battle Arena. This Mech shooter from Glu Mobile is now available on IOS devices. The premise is simple, choose your Mech and customise it for online battle with up to 8 additional players. There is a range of weapons, abilities and upgrades to choose from to help you trump the competition. There is also an offline practice mode to help perfect t...

MechWarrior Online: Honor Cancer Victim – Sarah’s Jenner

Piranha Games and Infinite Game Publishing – creators of MechWarrior Online – showed today that they truly care about their franchise when honoring the death of the MMO’s youngest player: Sarah Marie Alida Parries. Sarah was only five years old and had fought the hard fight against an aggressive cancer which eventually took her life. What do they do to honor her then? A custom Je...

HAWKEN Launches Open Beta Imminently

How many of us out there are looking forward to some hot, sticky, mech-on-mech action today? How many of us were hoping to get our taste of that five or six hours ago? Well it turns out that HAWKEN still has not quite launched it’s Open Beta due to some account issues with the game. However, the development team are assuring us that the game will be launching soon and that everyone should be...

Armored Core V’s Over Weapons

Fans of the Armored Core series should be happy to know that From Software’s newest installation, Armored Core V, is adding a new slew of weapons that are sure to turn some heads.  Dubbed “Over Weapons”, presumably due to their immense size and power, these tools of destruction are famed for being able to destroy a mech in one fell swoop and look cool while doing it. Those who pr...

SMASH! 2011: Gundam Workshop

This year, the SMASH convention clearly aimed to be bigger and better than ever. And we were not disappointed! There was plenty of anime, manga, gaming and general nerd lovin’ to go around over the entire day. However, for those amongst us who wanted to try something a little different from just watching, reading and playing, a number of events and workshops were made available to the public...

Gatling Gears price reduced on Xbox and releases on PSN

Missiles, bombs, tanks and torches take center stage in the twin-stick shooter Gating Gears as it launches in North America on the PlayStation Network for $9.99. It is also available on XBLA  for 800 Microsoft points. Previously, the game released for the price of 1200 MS Points but it is now permanently reduced to the lower price. This top-down shooter  “has gamers blasting their way throug...

Trenched Review XBLA

Game: Trenched Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Developer: Double Fine Genre: Mech/Tower Defense Platform: Xbox Live Arcade Release Date: June 22, 2011 Price: 1200 MSP – BUY NOW I cannot lie I am not a huge fan of strategy games. Placing units and barking orders isn’t as much fun as getting in on the action and letting loose. In Trenched it seems Double Fine wants to solve that proble...

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon Gameplay Trailer has Big Bugs & Mechs…

We are just under two weeks away from the launch of Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, and to celebrate D3 Publisher has a brand new clip that displays the Mechs in the game doing what they do best, destroying alien bugs. Mechs play a role in EDF:IA this time around (much like the first), and while there are a vast number of weapons for players to run wild with, these machines appear to be cr...

New Gundam Series to be Revealed

The official Japanese Gundam website has confirmed that on June 13th 2011, a new series in the Gundam franchise is to be unveiled at a special live Gundam event in japan. They have announced that the setting, story, characters and mecha will all be revealed as well as much more surprises. As you’d expect Bandai has announced that they will be unveiling a new line of Gundam models and merchan...

Gatling Gears – XBLA Review

Game Name: Gatling Gears Platform(s): Xbox Live Arcade, Playstation Network Publisher(s): EA Developer(s): Vanguard Entertainment Genre(s): Twin-Stick Shooter Release Date: May 11, 2011 (XBLA) PSN Date TBA Price: 1200 MS Points ($14.99) DOWNLOAD NOW! Gatling Gears is now officially out on the XBLA (and coming soon to the PSN) and has set out to breathe some fresh life into the somewhat niche genre...

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury – XBLA Review

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury Developer: Treasure Publisher: D3 Publisher Genre: Bullet Hell, Shoot ’em Up Price: 800 MS Points Platform: Xbox Live Arcade Bangai-O started out on the Nintendo 64 in its home country of Japan, before reaching foreign shores on the Sega Dreamcast in 2000 and 2001 depending on your region of choice. The game has since become somewhat of a cult classic, which isn’t a...

Strania – The Stella Machina XBLA Review

Strania – The Stella Machina Developer: G.Rev Publisher: G.Rev Platform: XBLA (reviewed) Release Date: March 30, 2011 Price: 800 MSP (Available HERE) Premise Strania – The Stella Machina is a recently released arcade shooter title available from the Xbox live marketplace. This latest entry into the games market by Japanese developer G.Rev  shows an attempt to capture the spirit and gam...

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