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Hawken

7 years ago

Robot Rock: Hawken Closed Beta Dates, Sign Ups Open

Jump-jets and chainguns are going to be tested to their limit between October 26th-29th as Hawken throws itself into the oily maelstrom of closed beta testing. The sign-up thingum is here. At some point thereafter there will be an open beta, I believe, before the game of robot-combat becomes a fully-fledged free-to-play affair. If you need reasons to be excited about all this then I'd…

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I (See) Robot: Hawken To Support Oculus Rift VR

Hawken is one of those things I get visibly excited about when I describe it to people. I flail and gesture wildly such that no glass of water or small, desk-adorning cactus within a 100 meter radius is safe. Somewhat coincidentally, that's almost exactly what happens when I teleport my brain into Palmer Luckey's mad virtual reality fantasy realm with Oculus Rift - only, you…

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Feature: Oh, wot a wonderful war (machine)

Hands-On: Hawken

If anyone was keeping count, they'd probably tell you that I died a lot more often than I killed at Gamescom. Whether having my head knocked off by a hammer or huddling around a fire and failing to survive the Eastern Front, I spent a lot of time meeting makers. Let it be known, however, that I was actually quite good at Hawken, but that's…

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Errrrrr: Hawken’s Live-Action Series

Ah yes, escalation. One game gets a live-action trailer, then all the games get live-action trailers. And now, Hawken's taking things to new heights with its very own live-action series - a series being headed up by Warner Bros, no less. And it stars Edi Gathegi, who's played major roles on everything from House to X-Men: First Class. It's set to kick off in 2013,…

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Hawken’s Next Step: Probably Story-Based Single-Player

As it stands, Hawken is the story of a few robots shooting a few other robots. Perhaps there's subtext and pentameter and denouements underneath it all, but right now, this is far from the Black Swan of artfully destructive mecha-ballets - let alone the Nutcracker. A recent live-action trailer, however, suggested that - for probably the first time in history - there's more than meets the…

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Huh: Hawken Gets A Live-Action Trailer.

Well, I wasn't expecting thing: Adhesive games' Hawken, the incredible-looking mecha-deathmatch that we've spent the past few months pining for, has got a live-action trailer, completed with grizzled-warrior voice over. You can watch it below. I'm assuming this big-budget manner of trailering is down to Hawken's big deal, which is to appear first on cloud-gaming service, Gaikai. Hawken will be free-to-play, and its going to…

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Nvidia Joins Cloud With GeForce Grid, Partners With Gaikai

OnLive and Gaikai are pretty silly names. I mean, OnLive is a made-up word that rolls off the tongue far better than it does the brain, and Gaikai actually refers to the ocean, which is sort of the opposite of the clouds. So when I saw "Nvidia" and "cloud gaming" in the same sentence, I was thrilled. What would a graphics hardware manufacturer with a…

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Battle Rattles Big Mechs In This Hawken Footage

Whenever I watch Hawken footage, I need a bit of time alone afterwards to lie down and stop the room from spinning. Everything shakes in Adhesive's mech-on-mech FPS. Even the crosshairs judder in combat. I wish the bolts were a little bit tighter. While it's immersive, the localised earthquakes on feet seem to be engineered by evil dentists, intent on cracking the teeth of the…

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8 years ago

No Hawking Hawken: It’s Free-To-Play

Time to spin the wheel of game payment: the game is Hawken. A beautiful multiplayer, mech basher. What will we do to get it on our PC? Do we pay all-out, or is it going to land on this part of the wheel marked “free-for-all”. Ready? Spin! Tick-a-tick-a-tick-a-tick-tock. Oh my! Put your money away, people. Hide your Dollars, burn your Euros (I know, it’s too…

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Mechin’ Bacon: Fresh Hawken Footage

Via our exuberant American chums at G4, come some E3 leftovers in the form of Hawken footage, which I've cleverly reblogged below. Once again it's looking seriously impressive, this time showing off a "Siege" game mode, where players have to gather resources to launch battleships against opposing bases. Only the battleships can destroy the enemy base, but they themselves are vulnerable to attack, too. The…

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Watched Like A Hawk: Hawken Dev Diary

Is there a game in development that looks prettier than mech combat title Hawken? Perhaps not, which is remarkable, seeing as this is an indie game being assembled by no more than ten guys. Go, ten guys! I might not be entirely sold on your game's combat mechanics, but so long as you keep sticking apartment blocks in the sky I will love you. After…

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