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"BattleTech: Heavy Metal" Will Get An Expansion In November

“BattleTech: Heavy Metal” Will Get An Expansion In November

Today during PDXCON, the devs behind BattleTech: Heavy Metal revealed there would be a new content update coming in November. Harebrained Schemes will deploy the update on November 21st, and will give you all the fun additions you see below. Check them out along with the trailer before it goes live next month in BattleTech: […]

Battletech is Moving to the Big City with Urban Warfare DLC

Battletech is Moving to the Big City with Urban Warfare DLC

Paradox Interactive and developer Harebraine Schemes have unveiled the details of Battletech‘s next big expansion, which will take the tactical mech combat game to the big city. The vast cityscapes of year 3025 will provide a scenic backdrop as players organize mechanized destruction. The new expansion features electronic warfare, large-scale building destruction, environmental mechanics, new mechs, […]

Battletech is Free on Steam This Weekend

Battletech is a tabletop strategy franchise brought to the digital gamer by way of Harebrained Schemes and Paradox Interactive. The game has been consistently updated post-launch and has generally been received well. However, you may know it as the game that angered gamers by providing a gender-neutral option for players. Because a game about fighting […]

Here is Everything You Need to Know About Battletech: Flashpoint

Paradox Interactive and Harebrained Schemes have opened up pre-orders for Battletech Flashpoint today. If you don’t know, Flashpoint is Battletech‘s first expansion and will launch on November 27th for an MSRP of $19.99 USD. Flashpoint will release for the Steam, GOG, and Paradox Plaza versions of the game. Along with the regular base DLC pre-sale for Flashpoint, Paradox is offering […]

Battletech Angers Gamers by Providing a Gender Neutral Option

Harebrained Schemes have irritated the hell out of gamers for one small, thoughtful inclusion in the early character creation section of Battletech. You can choose to make a gender neutral protagonist and use gender neutral pronouns. You don’t have to. You can go with traditional male or female pronouns. All Harebrained Schemes did was give gamers […]

Harmony Gold’s Copyright Case Against Harebrained Schemes is Dismissed

If you’re unfamiliar with the long, arduous, pointless, forever-and-a-day long battle over the rights to certain images and artwork used in the BattleTech and MechWarrior universes, trust us when we say that there are a lot of parts to it we wish were handled over 20 years ago. If you’re not familiar with what fans […]

Get a Look at Some of the Battletech Cinematics Before Launch

Next Tuesday, we’re going to see the formal release of a brand new Battletech game on PC and Mac on April 24th. But before that, developer Harebrained Schemes and publisher Paradox Interactive have decided to show off some of the game’s cinematics. These aren’t fully animated showcases, they’re still frames with some added effects to make […]

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BattleTech Gets a Brand-New Trailer Showing off Gameplay

It’s been a hot minute since we really heard anything about the next BattleTech game, which according to the latest updates, is set to be available in April. This week, we got a very substantial look at the game as Paradox Interactive and Harebrained Schemes released a new trailer. The game has been developed under the eye […]

BattleTech’s Latest Trailer Shows Off Some Multiplayer Gameplay

Harebrained Schemes’ latest BattleTech may be being published by Paradox Intertainment, but that hasn’t stopped the team from working on the game. This latest trailer features an updated look at the multiplayer gameplay to give players an idea of what to expect in the upcoming beta. And it features some friendly co-worker competition, which makes it infinitely […]

Paradox Interactive Will Publish Harebrained Schemes’ Latest BattleTech Game

Publisher Paradox Interactive has entered a deal with developer Harebrained Schemes to publish the new BattleTech game. Harebrained Schemes raised more than $2.7 million on Kickstarter to back the project, which is going to be the first turn-based strategy entry in the series in over two decades, and this deal should have fans plenty excited. The team […]


Shadowrun Returns To Kickstarter With New Title: Hong Kong

By Jared Cornelius Back in 2012 developer Harebrained Schemes had dreams of bringing back the cult cyberpunk roleplaying series Shadowrun.  You may remember the series as a popular tabletop role-playing game or the classic isometric titles from the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis, but most likely if you’re a certain age you remember it from the Xbox 360.  Unfortunately for Harebrained no publishers were interested in publishing […]