This Teaser Probably Means That A New MechAssault Game Is On The Way

Day 1 Studio's currently running a 30-second clip on their site with a giant robot foot stomping into the ground. Odds are that this presages an announcement about a new giant-robot-suit combat game, since they're touting this as a return to their roots.

The Chicago-based collective last turned out the well-regarded FEAR 3 for Warner Bros. Interactive. The last MechWarrior game from Day 1 was 2004's MechAssult 2: Lone Wolf. That's eight whole years! Time for another one. We'll update this news as more info becomes available.


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    they butchered the battletech license last time, they'll do it again.

    mechworrior online is the best its gonna get for mechworrior/battletech.

    hopfully its a game like heavy gear and not cashing in on the battletech universe.

      Sorry mate, I hate to do this but it's 'warrior' not 'worrior'. The former sounds like a badass who worries about everything all day long. :)

    Christ even if it is a Mechassault and not a Mechwarrior it'll still be amazing. I have great memories of Mechassault 2. That game was absolutely awesome in multiplayer.

    I would have thought a new Mechassault would have been a launch game for the 720.

    Either way, hell yeah!

    Ok so good news and bad news for you guys. There is a new mechwarrior game coming and this ain't it.

    First Mechwarrior Online is being released as a Free to Play multilayer focused PC exclusive this summer coming from Pirhana Games. The makers have been promising a return to the old PC style of Mechwarrior but you won't be playing this on console.

    Then theres this. While I don't know anything for sure, unless day 1 has sublet the rights to a mechassault from pirhana, this will not be a mechassault title. My guess is that they are going to leverage their experience working on mechassault 1 and 2 to create a completely new universe. As story telling has never been a real strength of day 1's I would temper my expectations.

    The REAL question for me is who is leading this thing? Is TJ Wagner still leading the charge at Day 1? I know Denny Thorley is still the business lead but who is their technical lead these days?

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