The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

Capcom's Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor for the Kinect paints a grim picture of a future U.S. blasted back to the Industrial Age and plunged into war. These striking images tell the story of the brave men fighting for our future freedom.

When I first saw the original trailer for the new Kinect-driven Steel Battalion I figured Capcom was taking us on a tour of an alternate past. This morning's Gamescom trailer proved me wrong. This isn't an alternate past, rather an almost post-apocalyptic future where humanity's reliance on gizmos and gadgets has been proven to be a generally bad idea. Take away my video game consoles and all I have left to do is fight.

Well, fight or nap, but no one wants to play a video game about America napping.


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The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War

The Art of Steel Battalion's Heavy Metal War