Tag Archives: Hawken
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 16:41 BST
Hawken developer Adhesive Games has published a new dev diary clip, this time showing off a map called Front Line, and discussing how the locale plays out during matches.
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 14:37 BST
Hawken’s latest update has gone live, and includes the latest map, Facility, which send pilots back to the Illalian desert which contains structures unblemished by the Hawken virus. Facility is a “pristine, functioning installation” and was previously available to play in the open beta as an unskinned test map. Along with the map, the update contains new customizations, gameplay balancing, and interface improvements. You can view the list of patch notes through the official website, and have a look at the new map through a video and screens below.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 09:57 BST
Hawken developer Adhesive Games and Nvidia have released a trailer showing the game’s PhysX functionality at work, by basically exploding everything in sight.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 23:01 BST
Hawken’s anticipated Technician update goes live on April 18, bringing a new map, mech and achievements system to the free-to-play combat sim.
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 08:22 BST
Hawken is under an ongoing development cycle much like all the latest free-to-play titles – the Minecraft model if you will. During GDC, Sam Clay saw first hand how explosive the Nvidia tech was and witnessed the new mech in action.
Mon, Apr 01, 2013 | 23:23 BST
Here’s something a bit experimental from GDC – a PhysX tech demo of environmental destruction in Hawken’s multiplayer, powered by GPU Rigid Bodies. There’s some debate over whether this could actually work on current network architecture or if it is naught but a beautiful dream, but the idea of mechs destroying the ground underneath each other to create new paths is pretty sweet. Hit the break to see it, and if you’re a fan of Hawken’s mechtastic action, check out Sam’s Oculus Rift play session from GDC 2013.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 06:18 GMT
Oculus Rift promises to raise immersion in games to a whole new level. Watch VG247′s Sam Clay play Adhesive Game’s shooter Hawken here, and speak with the studio.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 00:20 GMT
GDC 2013 organisers have announced the titles to be showcased in its Best of Play selection, including a couple of well-known indies.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 09:43 GMT
Hawken has received a king-sized ‘Raider’ update from developer Adhesive Games. We’ve got the full patch notes here, including details on the new Raider mech, taunts, a new map called ‘Facility’ and much more.
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 22:57 GMT
Hawken has added five new mech customisation items in celebration of events this month. Two dragon-themed camouflage skins celebrate Lunar New Year along with a new thruster, while Valentine’s Day has produced some laughably cute skins. You can rent the skins for free until February 19, but if you’d like to have access to them beyond that, you’ll need to pony up before February 26.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 13:17 GMT
Nvidia has announced that it is embracing the shift in high-spec F2P titles, by offering free in-game credit for Hawken, PlanetSide 2 and World of Tanks when you buy any GeForce GTX card from today.
Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | 11:16 GMT
Hawken, the stompy mech shooter from Adhesive Games is a rather lovely looking game, but it just got a heavy dose of injected pretty, thanks to embracing Nvidia’s PhysX tech. Better get upgrading your rigs kids. See it in action after the break.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 05:22 GMT
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 23:29 GMT
With Adhesive Games’ mech shooter Hawken’s open beta launching on Wednesday, it’s an exciting time for mech fans. Meteor Entertainment’s CEO Mark Long talks to PCGamesN about the challenges they faced, how the team ramped the game up without taxing player’s systems, free-to-play and why we probably won’t see the game on consoles.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 04:41 GMT
A cinematic trailer is out for Adhesive Games’ Hawken in the lead up to the open beta starting on Wednesday, 12 December.
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 04:25 GMT
The Hawken dev team have announced they will not be able to make their previously set launch date.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 18:05 GMT
Hawken’s open beta will start next week, Adhesive Games has announced.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | 19:29 GMT
Adhesive Games and Meteor Entertainment are aiming to reconcile core gamers with a meaningful free to play experience via killer mechs. Stace Harman speaks with Mark Long to find out how.
Fri, Nov 23, 2012 | 05:04 GMT
Hawken publisher Meteor and developer Adhesive Games have opened servers for Australian, Japanese and Singaporean gamers. Ausgamers reports these new destinations aren’t just dedicated servers located in the US, but properly hosted local offerings. You can get on board your closest server from the drop-down regional menu in the matchmaking menu. What’s that? You’re not in the closed beta? Oh gosh, I tripped and fell and spilled a bunch of keys everywhere. So clumsy. Hawken launches on December 12.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 | 08:14 GMT
Hawken is currently in its final closed beta phase. VG247 is giving away 500 beta keys right here if you want in on the action. Adhesive Games’ has just released a new batch of screens for its online mech battler. If you’re a fan of robots and insanely detailed PC visuals, check out the shots below.