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Crytek Officially Announces Support for MechWarrior: Living Legends

Alexander Marschall, Crytek's community manager, announces Crytek's official support for MechWarrior: Living Legends:

"Today we proudly announce the fourth and last chosen Crysis pre-SDK modification. It is called MechWarrior: Living Legends and will get supported by Crytek during its development."

MechWarrior: Living Legends is a total conversion modification for Crysis and a mix between a FPS and a simulation. Players will be able to pilot BattleMechs, battlesuits, hovercrafts, tanks, VTOLs (Vertical Take-Off and Landing Aircrafts) and other vehicles as warriors from either "The Clans" or "The Inner Sphere" in multiplayer missions.

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Bonsai12143161d ago

holy crap! MechWarrior. this was THE game to play like a decade ago... (or maybe a little more recent.)

and since Crytek is making it, i have no doubt that 1. it'll look AMAZING, 2. it'll play well and 3. it'll be big budget and high profile.

i forgot which version i used to love mechwarrior 4 or mechwarrior 2..

ktchong3161d ago

so this will end up with either Microsoft putting a stop to it, or Microsoft wants a piece of it.

ArmrdChaos3161d ago (Edited 3161d ago )

Crytek is not actually developing the game although they will be offering full support for the group responsible for it. If they do this right...my life will be forfeit once more. heh.

Microsoft washed their hands with the last version of mech. It is still alive only because of the community and the efforts of modders like Mektek and such. MS may not put up a stink seeing how this would be another game to promote DX10.

Here is another link for some more information:
http://www.mechlivinglegend...

EDIT: Here is a link about the MS legal questions:
http://www.shacknews.com/la...

jackdoe3161d ago

I agree with you. MS would think of this as promoting the Vista platform.

gamesR4fun3161d ago

because if M$ koboshes or even gimps this game im building a mech of my own and parking it on Bill's house.

ShiftyLookingCow3161d ago

nice of MS to give clearance to this mod. Hope they do it right.

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pwnsause3161d ago

Cryengine 2+ this= OH SNAP!!!!11

Charlie26883161d ago (Edited 3161d ago )

I suspect some peoples computers are gonna explode thanks to this game O.o

Now we only need the Black Mesa Source team to chage their project to Black Mesa Cryengine 2...and I am in heaven XD

pwnsause3161d ago

wow, now your asking for too much buddy

jack who3161d ago (Edited 3161d ago )

mechWarrio? 360 wins again

oh and ea DICE you wil be owned!!

ShiftyLookingCow3160d ago

what? wtf does 360 have to do with this?

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