ALERT: JUNE 9, 2000
MECHWARRIOR 4: VENGEANCE WEB SITE NOW LIVE
today announced the launch of the official Web site for MechWarrior
4: Vengeance, the highly anticipated sequel being developed by Microsoft’s
FASA Interactive group, at http://www.microsoft.com/games/mechwarrior4.
MW4: Vengeance weaves heart-pounding
BattleMech action with the continuing drama and unfolding storyline
of the perpetual BattleTech universe, now in its 16th year.
official MechWarrior 4: Vengeance site features both a standard HTML and
enhanced Flash version, offering gamers a
multitude of screen shots, concept art, an
introduction to the backstory of the game, and up-close looks at some
of the new ‘Mechs, including the Bushwacker, Catapult, Mauler and Madcat.
Gamers can also get the lowdown on the cutting-edge gameplay improvements
being made to MechWarrior 4, as well as read about the latest news
and previews of the game. The site provides downloadable desktop wallpaper,
featuring action-packed images from the game, and downloadable AVIs
to give players a taste of the awesome BattleTech universe of MW4: Vengeance.
4: Vengeance marks an epic struggle as gamers attempt to reclaim their
birthright while commanding an awesomely armed 40-foot tall, 80-ton, 90-mile
per hour war machine across the remote battlefields of a hostile world.
Instead of desolate, sparsely populated battlefields, MechWarrior 4 takes
place in a rich and dynamic universe inhabited by armed allies, noncombatants
and deadly antagonists. High-energy lasers pierce the night; rockets
flare with blazing fire; and buildings and vehicles crumble into smoldering
rubble. Day missions, night missions, fog, rain, snow, blizzards and
lightning provide atmosphere and add to the intensity and realism.
can command 21 different ‘Mechs, seven of which have never been seen on
the battlefield. ‘Mechs can be customized with brand-new weapons, armor
and sensors including the devastating Long-Tom
artillery piece. Each ‘Mech and MechWarrior
exhibits unique strengths and weaknesses, so gamers must carefully
evaluate each mission and plan accordingly.
4: Vengeance includes a variety of new and compelling multiplayer
features, including those designed specifically to support networked
multiplay in the BattleTech Universe. For the first time, players will
be able to create their own missions, host their own MechWarrior servers,
and participate in missions cooperatively. MechWarrior 4 will also include
full support for Internet play, with matchmaking available on Zone.com
(http://www.zone.com/). The game will be available at retail locations
throughout North America this winter.
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