Harebrained Schemes

Game of the Year 2018

Our Favorite Games of 2018: 'BattleTech'

The more we play, the more we love.
Rob Zacny
12.19.18
BattleTech

'BattleTech Flashpoint' Turns Up the Difficulty and the Drama

The first significant expansion for Harebrained Schemes' mech tactics game makes few big changes, but lots of important small ones.
Rob Zacny
12.5.18
BattleTech

The Final Missions of 'BattleTech' Made Me Realize What I Want in a Sequel

There's a difference between surviving and winning.
Rob Zacny
9.11.18
open thread

When a Game Just Feels Like Home

The homes and communities that help ground you in a new setting.
Rob Zacny
8.20.18
Waypoint 101

It's Time to Revisit 'Shadowrun: Dragonfall'

The cyberpunk-fantasy tactical RPG from the makers of 'Battletech' isn't only great, it's also the next game in our Waypoint 101 series.
Austin Walker
7.16.18
open thread

How a Brutally Tough Mission Leaves Me Grateful for Punishment

Every 'BattleTech' player has the same different story about Smithon, the game's greatest crucible.
Rob Zacny
5.7.18
BattleTech

An Exclusive Look Behind the Music of 'BattleTech'

Plus, a conversation with composer Jon Everist about video game music, strange careers, and giant robots.
Austin Walker
4.25.18
BattleTech

'BattleTech' Brings 'MechWarrior 2: Mercenaries' into a Post-'XCOM' World

Reinventing an Ameritrash board gaming classic, sans all the trash.
Rob Zacny
6.6.17
BattleTech

Early ‘BattleTech’ Footage Reminds Me Why I Love Mechs

The crowd-funded reboot of the fan-favorite series looks a lot like <em>XCOM</em>, but with giant robots.
Austin Walker
8.4.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Early ‘BattleTech’ Footage Reminds Me Why I Love Mechs

The crowd-funded reboot of the fan-favorite series looks a lot like 'XCOM,' but with giant robots.
Austin Walker
8.4.16