When Adhesive Games' creative director and co-founder Khang Le took the stage during last night's Nvidia press conference to play the free-to-play mech combat game Hawken on Nvidia's Project Shield handheld, I was confused. This was not the PC game. What the hell was that? Turns out Nvidia ran out of time to mention…
Like almost every other game set in the future, multiplayer mech shooter Hawken looks bleak. Pollution, dark skies, it just seems a generally unpleasant place to spend any amount of time.
For more than a year now Adhesive Games' indie PC mech shooter Hawken has tantalized us with breathtakingly gorgeous scenes of giant robot carnage amidst dystopian cityscapes that combine anime sensibilities with Moebius-level intricacy and detail. The aesthetic has won us over time and time again, but what of the…
Indie multiplayer shooter Hawken, which stole my heart, stuffed it in a mech then begged me to come get it back, has always attracted attention for how good it looked despite it being the product of a small studio, Adhesive Games.
With each new clip and screenshot of its indie shooter capturing the hearts and minds of mech lovers around the globe, Adhesive Games further ingratiates its growing fan base with the news that Hawken is coming in December, and it will be free-to-play.
Upcoming multiplayer shooter Hawken, which just looks fucking cool, doesn't have a singleplayer campaign. So it doesn't really have much of a story. What it does have, though, is a filthy dirty megalopolis/anime setting, which this moody new trailer shows off.
Two days ago, nobody had ever heard of Hawken, nor its developers Adhesive Games. What a difference an amazing debut trailer makes.
The mech combat genre is one that's died off in recent years. Indie shooter Hawken is hoping to change that, and for something being developed by "a small independent game studio" looks absolutely amazing.