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Free-to-play means you can play for free, right? Not if you've got your sights set on the top founders packs for upcoming games like Marvel Heroes. In a blog on Gamasutra, virtual world economist Ramin Shokrizade explores the trend of these F2P collector-edition equivalents and whether the value ju...

May 6th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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MechWarrior Tactics, the upcoming turn-based strategy game by Acronym Games and Roadhouse Interactive set in the BattleTech universe is entering a "friends and family" closed beta program on May 22.Those that register on the game's forums will receive a beta key "sometime after" May 22, according t...

May 19th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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We were impressed with the premiere presentation of MechWarrior Tactics during GDC. The free-to-play, turn-based strategy game set in the BattleTech universe looked good and included the stand-out feature of replaying actions in a cinematic after each turn. Here's a look at the game's UI and the ci...

April 25th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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We got our first real look at MechWarrior Tactics today at GDC. The game fills a weird niche with some neat features. The free-to-play, turn-based strategy plays like something more akin to iOS treats Hero Academy or Words with Friends, with asynchronous or concurrent turn-based combat forming the...

March 8th 2012 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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The first screens of MechWarrior Tactics reveal a combination of realistic (well, "realistic") robots and environments, combined with classic strategy game hex grids. We're going to imagine there's a little robot who paints those on the ground every morning.

March 2nd 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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A new, free-to-play entry in the classic MechWarrior series has been announced for the second half of 2012. MechWarrior Tactics is in development at Roadhouse Interactive and A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. Games, with publishing duties handled by Infinite Game Publishing.MechWarrior Tactics is a free-to-play, turn...

February 21st 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments