Who's going to enjoy this game (and all my subsequent blog posts)? Anybody who ever enjoyed Battletech (board game or CCG), Netmech, Mechwarrior (1 through 4 and all the Mercenaries titles), Mech Commander, or any giant war robot games.
So, what's the story? Well, I can't really say much! I signed the 'ole Nondisclosure Agreement just like everyone else who's playing right now. What I can say is that the game is FUN. It is absolutely everything I used to dream about when we were playing the turn-based board game in 7th grade. The cry-engine looks fantastic, which you can already preview on videos they've released. And the mech modeling, weapons, and damage dynamics are fantastic. This game, I believe, will easily make the other Mechwarrior games look like a joke.
I've linked up with a unit called the Templars, and they run "drops" like real pros. They have a very high level of discipline in both vent and in-game. Even the average drops comprised mostly of recruits are winning 8/10 games easily.