Confirms Steel Battalion Price
Entertainment today announced Steel Battalion™, an exciting
battle-mech simulator exclusively for the Xbox™video game system
from Microsoft. Using the most elaborate controller interface ever
created, players take a seat inside the cockpit of a mechanized VT
(Vertical Tank) and enter into futuristic military warfare. Players
pilot 20 different mechs over thecourse of the game while
participating in a multinational task force operation to over throw
the government. Ultra realistic visual effects and mech battles in a
first-person perspective create the ultimate mechanized military
warfare experience. Steel Battalionis scheduled to release in North
America this November and will sell at the suggested retail price of
$199.95. The ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) rating is
An exclusive 40-button controller has been designed to completely
maximize the gaming experience and immerse the player into the role
of a Vertical Tank pilot. With trigger buttons to fire weapons; foot
pedals to accelerate, boost and brake; levers to shift gears and
move left to right, gamers must utilize the full potential of their
VT’s abilities in order to survive on the battlefield. Mastering
the controls of this tactical vehicle will allow players to feel as
if the VT is part of their own body.
“The power and performance of the Xbox hardware really makes Steel
Battalion possible,” said Robert Lindsey, senior vice president of
sales and marketing, Capcom Entertainment. “Steel Battalion is a
video game unlike any other in that the special 40-button controller
really makes your feel as if you are piloting a mechanizedVertical
Tank. Gamers haven’t experienced anything like this before.”
Steel Battalion players operate a strategic battle mech weapon
through 12 action-packed levels, fending off dozens of adversaries
while attempting to diffuse a riot that has ensuedon a Pacific
island ruled by a military dictatorship. Unlocking new missions,
maps and enemy robots once the game is completed provides endless
entertainment. With a diverse arsenal at the player’s disposal,
including plasma torches and a MK21-6 twin pod rocket launch, there
will be plenty of action to go around.
Steel Battalion boasts the following features:
your VT with an exclusive 40-button simulation controller
designed and produced for Steel Battalion.
perspective view lets players participate in the action through
the cockpit of your mech.
a Vertical Tank (VT) which features a variety of weapons such as
plasma torches, a 270mm rifle, a MK21-6 twin pod rocket launch,
and much more.
from multiple models of VT’s including the Behemoth, Decider
and the Falchion.
intense action-packed levels. Unlock new missions, maps and
enemy robots once the game is completed to provide endless
action and entertainment.
Battalion will make full use of the Xbox hardware in order to
create ultra realistic visual effects and realistic mech
By: Jared Black