Game: “Hawken”

Hawken – Ascension Update Impressions

This game was reviewed on the PC. For those of you who haven’t heard, on December 12, 2012, Adhesive Games (in conjunction with Meteor Entertainment) released the official Open Beta of Hawken. Giant fighting robots: what’s not to love? Okay, to be fair, these are giant fighting mechs, but you get the picture.  Hawken is a free-to-play mech shooter that uses the Unreal 3 engine, and it recently got a rather large upgrade via the… Read On »


posted October 2, 2013 - 2:00 pm in by

We Dig Giant Robots! – Hawken Is A Mecha Must Have

In my mind there are two kinds of mechs.  The first are Gundams: fast, mobile samurais, usually armed with huge beam swords that totally aren’t light-sabers.  The second are “tanks”: gigantic, heavy walking weapons platforms, which have enough firepower to single-handedly destroy a small nation.  These two mechs can be seen in videogames too.  The first, Gundams are featured in Armored Core, while “tanks” star in Mechwarrior. Now there is a new free-to-play first-person shooter… Read On »


posted December 26, 2012 - 8:00 am in by

Hands On With Hawken

I first learned about Hawken during one of my random YouTube trolls in a particularly slow day.  Being a fan of the Mechwarrior and Armored Core series, I investigated further, found out who was handling the PR, and decided to invite myself to a party being held by its publisher, Meteor Entertainment, in the Luxe in downtown Los Angeles as they descended on the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Once I arrived at the party, I… Read On »


posted June 6, 2012 - 8:00 am in by