Fancy having the opportunity to lead a team of custom-built Mechs into battle? Mech Armada is here to allow it.
Available to purchase and download right now on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, fully optimised for those new-gen consoles and making the most of Smart Delivery, ensuring you are playing the best version for your machine, is Mech Armada.
A game that comes out of the Lioncode Games studio, Mech Armada does what you would expect of something with such a name. A Mech battler in which you take charge of a group of Mechs, customising them before sending them off into battle, Mech Armada plays through grid-based, turned-based combat and system, making the most of procedurally generated levels as it goes.
Your task is to destroy, taking down The Swarm as you go. But it won’t be an easy fight and only by working in your tactical and strategic nous, as well as fully understanding what your foes bring to the table, will success be found. But thankfully, should things do indeed go wrong, some roguelite elements will mean that new runs and ideas will fast come to the fore.
There are many Mech-based battlers which have hit the console scene over the years, but Mech Armada may well deal with the source better than most. Stay tuned for our full review in order to find out whether it’s worth a shot on Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
The Xbox Store will let you download Mech Armada. It’ll cost you £17.99.
Mech Armada puts you in command of your own team of custom-built Mechs. Upgrade and build your roster of available Mechs from over 80 unique parts, each with their own strengths, weaknesses and playstyles. From flamethrowers to mega missile pods, fighter drones to rayguns, determining the right Mech build and leveraging its weaponry is key to conserving your resources and defeating The Swarm. Mech Armada offers deep grid-based, turn-based combat, where there are no perfect solutions to the challenges you face. Understanding your enemy and anticipating their actions, getting to know the limitations of your Mechs while managing your resources and observing the terrain ahead of you will determine your success. At the end of each area, you’ll need to take on The Swarm’s major bosses: they’re massive, ugly and ridiculously tough. Are you up to the task? No two runs in Mech Armada are the same. With procedurally generated levels set across a backdrop of varied post-apocalyptic environments, every element in the game is randomly combined and balanced to create a unique, challenging experience. Like all rogue-likes, death in Mech Armada means game over. You’ll need to try again with an entirely new run, with fresh Mechs and all new encounters.