Get ready for big robots and bigger battles with Battletech this April, pre-orders open today

Prepare your mech this spring, as Paradox Interactive and harebrained Schemes have announced that it will release Battletech this April on PC and Mac. The turn-based tactical title will take place within the MechWarrior universe, and the game will have a three-part video series to accompany the title.

The year is 3025 and the galaxy is trapped in a cycle of perpetual war, fought by noble houses with enormous, mechanized combat vehicles called BattleMechs. From their starfaring base of operations the player commands a mercenary outfit of `Mechs and the MechWarriors who pilot them, struggling to stay afloat as they are drawn into a brutal interstellar civil war.

In the first of a three-part video series, Jordan Weisman (creator of BattleTech), Mitch Gitelman (Studio Manager) and Mike McCain (Game Director) detail BATTLETECH’s unique combat system and the tactical challenges players will face commanding building-sized war machines on the battlefield. There’s also a fair amount of ‘Mech-punching, naturally.

Check out the video above, and stay tuned for more news here on Gaming Trend.

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