Just announced today, MechWarrior Tactics
is a brand new free-to-play turn-based strategy title set in BattleTech universe year of 3025 as war rages throughout the Inner Sphere (When is war not
raging throughout the Inner Sphere?).
will feature upgradeable Mechs, earnable experience and resources that allow you to level your Mech up, a seamlessly integrated store that won't force you to leave the game to purchase mission critical items, asynchronous combat (which apparently means multiple player-driven battles occurring simultaneously all over the world), ranked games and leaderboards to keep track of the top Mech jockeys, and when the battle is over, you'll be able to watch and share footage using the cinematic replay feature.
will hit PCs in North America later this year.
Power and Strategy United: MechWarrior Tactics Announced; Invades North American PCs in 2012
PC-based Collectible Strategy Game Will Focus on Online Battles Set in 3025
MONTREAL - February 21, 2012
– An all-new MechWarrior® title for PCs will hit North America in 2012 from Roadhouse Interactive and A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games as newly formed publisher Infinite Game Publishing announced MechWarrior Tactics
) today. MechWarrior Tactics
, set in the BattleTech™ universe in the year 3025, is the latest evolution of turn-based strategy and blends tactical gameplay, deep collectability, unique online features and is set against visually stunning environments for the supreme MechWarrior battle experience.
Amid a universe thrown into chaos, five major houses control the vast majority of the Inner Sphere planets. In this time of impending war, every faction moves their force in a bid to expand territories and gain control over valuable and rare resources. New Mechs are being developed at rapid, unprecedented rates. Collapse of multiple territories in the face of hostility is imminent. As Commander of an elite mercenary company, join the battle and carve out your place in the history of the Inner Sphere. Obtain new Mechs and upgrades with each conquest and team up to defeat the onslaught of enemies vying for all your fame and glory. MechWarrior Tactics
puts you in control over the destiny and fate of your place in the InnerSphere.
“MechWarrior Tactics delivers a powerful combination of skill, planning, and combat methodology coupled with great collectability,” said Tarrnie Williams, executive producer. “We’re truly excited to introduce a new style of gameplay to MechWarrior fans everywhere.”
allows players the freedom to collect and purchase vital combat and cosmetic resources to outfit each Mech, assemble a lance of four Mechs, and then go online for epic multiplayer showdowns competing for large payouts and top billing on global leaderboards. Master each Mech chassis and develop endless new configurations in your Mech Bay. Assemble a lance for the ages and keep one step ahead of both your friends and enemies.
A free-to-play experience, players lead their Mechs and earn victory on the battlefield. With combat replay features, victories can be shared across the Inner Sphere in a variety of ways, and seamless store integration allows players to keep focus on skillful plan and tactical command while easily outfitting their custom Mech with the latest weapons and technology. MechWarrior Tactics
is power and strategy united.
will be available in 2012.
More about MechWarrior Tactics
can be found at www.mwtactics.com
About Roadhouse Interactive
Roadhouse Interactive is a Vancouver based end-to-end solution provider for the next generation of browser, social, and mobile games. Founded by James Hursthouse, Ian Verchere and Tarrnie Williams in December 2009, Roadhouse has a vision that games should be free-to-play, frictionless, and highly engaging. The Roadhouse management team is responsible for some of the most well-known game franchises of the past twenty five years, and continues to combine production, development, and live game operations expertise at Roadhouse. The company is working on a robust portfolio of projects across a range of genres and properties including Family Guy Online™, a mid-core browser-based ‘MMLOL’ game for 20th Century Fox. http://www.roadhouseinteractive.com/
About A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games
A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games is a Vancouver based entertainment developer focused on online browser, social and mobile games and interactive entertainment. Founded in 2004 by a diverse group of industry veterans, our last major product, Wipeout The Game for Activision, has sold over 1.5 million units to date. We apply our broad experience and passion to the creation of fun and engaging games for everyone to enjoy. We are working closely with our partners on a round of online products which include Family Guy Online for Roadhouse Interactive with 20th Century Fox. http://www.acronymonline.com/
Infinite Game Publishing™ is a new Digital publisher based in Montreal, Quebec.