It cost £130 back in the days before Guitar Hero and Rock Band made £130 games commonplace. So few copies of Steel Battalion and its 40-button, three-stick, three-pedal, four-part controller made it to the UK that most were bought by eBay scalpers hoping to sell them on.
It was unique, and we'll never see its like again. Heavy Armor is the next best thing.
The story goes that Microsoft went to Capcom with an offer: if you had the budget and resources to make any game, what would you make?
The result was the ultimate mech simulator - giant walking robots which slowly clanked around battlefields ripping one another to pieces.