Hawken developer diaries dig into design goals

By Brenna Hillier, Thursday, 2 June 2011 06:15 GMT

Gigantic lumbering bipedal mechs. Sweet real-time damage that turns them to wrecks. Pro looking gameplay sans publisher strings.

These are a few of Hawken’s favourite things.

A pair of walkthrough trailers post to GameTrailers have outlined some of Adhesive’s goals with indie mech multiplayer shooter, Hawken.

Aiming for a mix of fun and realism, Adhesive described the gameplay as lying “somewhere between Halo and MechWarrior”. There’s a lot of interesting little touches, like strict overheating limits and a deliberate step away from regenerating health with a triggered repair mode.

Hawken is expected to release digitally on major platforms, although precise release details and dating are still to be confirmed.

Check both videos out below. Thanks, Blue’s News.

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