A strange mix of awe and astonishment is the standard accompaniment to new Hawken footage, and the latest trailer from PAX offers nothing less. The world Adhesive Games have created in less than a year with the Unreal Engine is remarkable, but how will it play? The rattling mechs are quicker than you'd think to look at them, and the close combat tussles with other bots are made more chaotic with the addition of heavy ordinance. Hawken doesn't have a release date just yet, sadly, but you can sate your mech lust with more information over on the Hawken site .
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Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.