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is Back! MechWarrior 4®: Mercenaries Goes Gold
Studios today announced that MechWarrior 4®: Mercenaries has gone
gold and is scheduled to ship to stores on November 8. 'Mech pilots
will soon have the opportunity to take 100-ton war machines for
a stomp in the latest standalone installment of the critically acclaimed
MechWarrior action-simulator franchise. With more than 35 'Mechs,
new weapons, 19 new multiplayer maps and a brand new electronics
package, MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries is sure to satisfy any gamer's
appetite for heavy metal havoc.
4: Mercenaries combines the popular gun-for-hire theme with a dynamic
storyline and several features never before seen in the MechWarrior
universe. Following the rise to power of a newly formed Mercenary
MechWarrior Company, MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries allows players to
affiliate with the Northwind Highlanders, Gray Death Legion, Kell
Hounds or Wolf's Dragoons to experience a captivating story line
that evolves based on players' actions during the game. Features
include the ability to command up to eight 'Mechs at one time, as
well as new multiplayer options and a new dynamic single player
campaign with more than 40 missions. Developed by Cyberlore Studios
Inc. in conjunction with Microsoft's FASA Studio, MechWarrior 4:
Mercenaries challenges players to decide whether to remain a neutral
party in the conflict or intentionally accept contracts that will
set them firmly against one of the great Noble Houses. Completing
missions for either side ultimately determines the fate of the players'
band of mercenaries, and the path they choose determines how their
quest ends. For more information about MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries,
including recent previews, visit the official site at http://www.microsoft.com/games/mw4mercs/.
Control 100 ton ‘Mechs
while leading up to eight hired guns into the heat of battle in
the quest for the all-mighty C-Bill in MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries,
the latest standalone installment of the critically acclaimed MechWarrior
And this time around,
honor doesn’t even enter into the equation - it’s all about the
money. Get your fledgling mercenary company sponsored by some of
most notable and notorious mercenary groups in BattleTech history
and battle your way through the Inner Sphere in more than 40 new
missions as you doggedly pursue more lucrative C-Bill payoffs. With
more than 35 ‘Mechs, new weapons, and new electronic packages available
for purchase, chances are you’ll need every C-Bill you earn.
In MechWarrior 4:
Mercenaries, being a hero doesn’t pay, being a mercenary does
– very well.
Latest Addition to the Popular "MechWarrior" Franchise
- May 22, 2002 - Today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3)
2002, Microsoft Game Studios announced that "MechWarrior® 4: Mercenaries,"
the latest installment in the ever-popular "MechWarrior" franchise,
is in development and scheduled for release this fall. Updating
the critically acclaimed guns-for-hire theme of the original "Mercenaries"
title, "MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries" adds an edgy standalone chapter
to the ongoing saga.
4: Mercenaries' takes fans back to one of the most popular gaming
themes in the 'Mech universe: playing for cold hard cash," said
T.J. Wagner, a producer at FASA Studios. "By combining the soldier-of-fortune
gameplay of 'Mercenaries' and the stunning 'MechWarrior 4' game
engine, we've created the ultimate 'Mech game that fans have been
Cyberlore Studios in conjunction with Microsoft's FASA Studios,
"MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries" features 10 new 'Mechs, in addition
to the 'Mechs previously released with "MechWarrior 4: Vengeance"
and "MechWarrior 4: Black Knight Expansion"; an assortment of weapons;
and new electronics packages that enhance the 'Mechs' defensive
capabilities. A dynamic single-player campaign offers players more
than 40 missions spanning 10 planets. And for the first time in
the history of the franchise, players will be able to command a
4: Mercenaries" follows the rise to power of a newly formed mercenary
MechWarrior company, allowing players to experience a captivating
storyline that evolves as players take action during the game. Sponsored
by one of four legendary mercenary groups, the Wolf's Dragoons,
Northwind Highlanders, Kell Hounds or Gray Death Legion, gamers
are challenged to decide whether to remain a neutral party in the
conflict or to accept contracts that will pit them against one of
the great Noble Houses.
to the multiplayer capabilities are among the most significant additions
to "MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries," which will include 19 multiplayer
maps and two new multiplayer game types. Gamers can choose to play
in the C-Bill game, where teams are restricted by the amount of
money they've earned, or in the Mercenary Affiliation Zone games,
where players track the success of each of the four mercenary units
and join forces with their favorite one through Zone.com.
© 2001 Microsoft Corporation.
Material © 2001 FASA Corporation. Mechwarrior, Battletech,
BattleMech and 'Mech are registered trademarks or trademarks
of Fasa Corporation and/or Microsoft Corporatiom in the United
States and/or other countries.