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Steel Battalion Heavy Armor

See What It Takes To Become A Soldier In Steel Battalion Heavy Armor [Video]

For nearly two years it’s been hyped as one of the premier experiences on the Kinect for core gamers and soon we’ll see if Steel Battalion Heavy Armor will deliver the goods.  Scheduled to drop exclusively on the Xbox 360 this year, Steel Battalion’s return will reach some gamers sooner as expected since it’s one of the many games that will be playable at PAX East this weekend. I’m trying my best not to go into angry kid mode since I won’t be attending PAX East to partake in some mech vs.

Steel Battalion's Debut Gameplay Trailer Is Highly Impressive

Many years ago something truly awe-inspiring was released on the original Xbox: Steel Battalion.  Yet another mech game in a genre that was filled with mediocrity and licensed releases, Steel Battalion was noteworthy since it came with a massive controller peripheral that mimicked the cockpit controls of the mech gamers controlled.  For mech fans Steel Battalion was a dream come true since only arcade games allowed gamers to get an ideal of what it was like to pilot a mech, even if it was a virtual one on a polygonal battlefield.  The vision Capcom had for Steel Battalion was

Capcom is reviving the Steel Battalion franchise for an unlikely platform

Back in the ye olde days of the original Xbox, Capcom released a game that was an absolute dream for mech fans.  Now this wasn’t any ordinary mech game featuring anime inspired designs and fast paced combat.  Instead, Capcom gave us Steel Battalion, a game that was slow, methodical and had the biggest and most expensive controller ever released.  Featuring a controller that had two joysticks, foot pedals and about 50 different buttons, Steel Battalion was about as hardcore one could get with the m

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