Take a Bite from Steel Battalion's Most Unsanitary Moment

Bad enough I got drafted into Steel Battalion's janky, totally unplayable war, but what made things worse was having to fight alongside a guy with pee-covered hands. Oh, and another guy who apparently likes having unholy relations with Vertical Tanks. » 6/20/12 9:30am 6/20/12 9:30am

This is Why Everyone Was Hating on Steel Battalion Today

Maybe you're thinking to yourself, "Geez, Evan, you sure made Steel Battalion sound like a terrible experience in your review today." Damn right I did and deservedly so, might I add. And it wasn't just me. Over at Polygon, Justin McElroy rounds up a few other game critics who related just how unplayable this Kinect… » 6/19/12 9:30pm 6/19/12 9:30pm

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor: The Kotaku Review

I used to have one of the hugely impractical, super-expensive controllers for the original Steel Battalion. It went MIA somewhere during the various moves of my adult life, but before it did, I remember that I broke it out in all its glory maybe one or two times. I never got very far in the original game but I… » 6/19/12 11:00am 6/19/12 11:00am

This Is More Than 15 Seconds of Live-Action Badass Mecha Battles

Mamoru Oshii, director of such animated films like Ghost in the Shell » 6/07/12 7:00am 6/07/12 7:00am was recently revealed as the . In the latest issue of , the director offered his insight to the creation of the trailer and some impressions on the game itself.

One of Japan's Greatest Directors Brings Steel Battalion to Life

Mamoru Oshii, the creative force behind the Ghost in the Shell » 5/24/12 5:30am 5/24/12 5:30am anime, recently helmed a live-action TV spot for Kinect game . This is it.

We Need More Kinect Games Like Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, Please.

We've been subjected to some bad Kinect games this past year and a half. Maybe it's time for a really good one? I'm stepping on board the fully-mechanized Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor bandwagon, because here is a Kinect game that looks fun and—this is key—appears to use the Kinect sensor sparingly. » 4/10/12 8:00pm 4/10/12 8:00pm

The Ever-Impressive New Steel Battalion Has Four-Player Co-op

I've yet to see a trailer for Capcom's Kinect-and-controller Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor that didn't impress me. I've even seen people play this game and it doesn't look dopey (it seems that you don't use the Kinect all that much.) » 4/10/12 12:15pm 4/10/12 12:15pm

In Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor You Are Half of the Controller

As Brian Ashcraft reported during the Tokyo Game Show in September, Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor foregoes the pricey, complicated controller of the original game in favor of a slightly less convoluted control scheme that uses Microsoft's Kinect and a real gamepad. » 10/26/11 2:20pm 10/26/11 2:20pm

So How Does That Crazy Steel Battalion Kinect Game Work?

Capcom is bringing Steel Battalion to Kinect, minus the enormous controller. In its place, Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor uses a combination of Kinect controls and the Xbox controller. » 9/21/11 4:00am 9/21/11 4:00am

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. » 8/16/11 8:30pm 8/16/11 8:30pm

The New Kinect-Only Steel Battalion Has a Weird Story, Supports…

Take a look at the debut trailer for Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, coming to you from Gamescom in Germany. New details are hitting as I write this as well, so refresh this for an update. » 8/16/11 9:25am 8/16/11 9:25am

Capcom's Steel Battalion Heavy Armor Gets A Private Gamescom Showing

Hotly anticipated Kinect game Steel Battalion Heavy Armor will be making a brief, private appearance at Gamescom next week. Expect to read all about it the day before the show kicks off next week. And, yes, so far it remains a Kinect-enabled game. » 8/12/11 1:20pm 8/12/11 1:20pm

Steel Battalion's Trailer Brings Giant Robot Warfare To New York City

Of all Microsoft's surprising Kinect reveals earlier today, none carries the weight of nostalgia - and potential - like the reimagining of cult mech combat title Steel Battalion. » 9/15/10 11:20pm 9/15/10 11:20pm

Steel Battalion Triumphantly Returns With A Different Sort Of Custom…

During Microsoft's Tokyo Game Show press conference this morning, Capcom's Keiji Inafune took the stage to introduce the world to Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor for Kinect, a new interpretation of the classic game with the extremely expensive controller. » 9/15/10 10:40pm 9/15/10 10:40pm