Hawken Is Still Around, Still Looks Good

People were once so excited about Hawken. It looked awesome, it had a wonderful visual design to it, and then...well, then it went free-to-play, and it didn't have singleplayer, and that kinda took the wind out of a lot of people's sails. A shame, but hey, the game still looks great, people are playing it, and the art… » 12/03/13 1:00am 12/03/13 1:00am

Project Shield's First Killer App Could Be This Tegra 4 Version of …

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… » 1/07/13 4:55pm 1/07/13 4:55pm

I Didn't Get Why People Love Giant Mechs. Then I Played Hawken.

I've been unfair to giant mechs and the people who love them. If you asked me about mechs a week ago, I'd probably make some awful comment about how mechs remind me of little boys clacking their action figures together, which isn't appealing to me. I didn't "get" the love for giant mechs. » 12/14/12 8:30pm 12/14/12 8:30pm

Hawken is Everything I Ever Wanted in a Mech Shooter

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… » 6/06/12 12:00pm 6/06/12 12:00pm

Hawken is Getting the Live-Action Treatment

As short as the world is on decent multiplayer mech games, I think the main reason so many people have been so excited for Hawken is the look of the thing. Taking a cue from awesome Japanese model series Maschinen Krieger, its dirty, megacity take on the future would look amazing in a blockbuster, let alone something … » 4/18/12 8:36pm 4/18/12 8:36pm