Mech Assault Rumbles Onto The XboxMicrosoft Game Studios today announced that MechAssault, a sci-fi action/shooter game based on the highly successful BattleTech franchise, will be available this fall exclusively for the Xbox video game system.
â€œMechAssault,â€ a futuristic sci-fi third-person shooter game, will allow gamers to command a huge walking tank known as a BattleMech. Players will battle foes and take out enemy structures while maneuvering the huge BattleMech, or â€™Mech, through a variety of environments. A dozen powerful BattleMechs will be available in â€œMechAssault,â€ each with massive firepower. â€œMechAssaultâ€ will feature complete destruction on a level never seen before â€” everything in the world can be destroyed bit by bit. Gamers can play a variety of missions with multiple objectives that require tactics and skill. â€œMechAssaultâ€ on Xbox also will include online features.
â€œWe are going to blow action gamersâ€™ minds when they unleash the massive firepower and military strength of â€˜MechAssault,â€™â€ said Pete Parsons, director of marketing for Microsoft Game Studios.
â€œMechAssaultâ€ is being developed by Day 1 Studios.