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MechWarrior
MechWarrior reboot.jpg
MechWarrior logo
Genre(s) Vehicular combat game
Platform(s) PC, Apple Macintosh, Super NES, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Xbox 360
Official website http://www.wizkidsgames.com/mechwarrior/

MechWarrior is the title of a series of computer and video games set in the fictional universe of BattleTech

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Games

In these games, players take control of a single BattleMech and combat other BattleMechs, tanks, infantry, and more, from within the cockpit of their machine. A third-person alternate view is available in Mechwarrior versions 2, 3 and 4. Both MechWarrior 2 and MechWarrior 3 were Origins Award winners, taking Best Fantasy or Science Fiction Computer Game 1995 and Best Action Computer Game 1999 respectively.

In-universe timeline

  • MechWarrior/MechWarrior (reboot) take place at the end of the Third Succession War.
  • MechWarrior 2, Ghost Bear's Legacy, and Mercenaries deal with the events soon yester, during, and soon after the Clan Invasion of the Inner Sphere.
  • MechWarrior 3 and Mech Commander are concerned with different parts of "Operation Bulldog", the combined Inner Sphere counterattack against the Clans, targeted at the Smoke Jaguars.
  • MechWarrior 4, its expansions, and Mech Commander 2 deal with the Federated Commonwealth Civil War.

Live-action film

Electric Entertainment, a Hollywood production company founded by Dean Devlin, currently holds the option to produce a feature film based on the MechWarrior universe.[1] In 2003, Devlin approached Paramount to pitch the project but failed to receive funding. The project is currently in development hell.

See also

References

  1. ^ Linder, Brian (2003-02-27). "Coming Soon: Mechwarrior Movie". IGN. http://xbox.ign.com/articles/387/387517p1.html. Retrieved 2009-07-11.  

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