Excerpt: Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Minimum System Requirements: Pentium II 300 MHz or higher processor Microsoft Windows 95, 98, Me, or Microsoft Windows 2000 64 RAM 650 MB of available hard disk space for a typical installation, plus an additional 125 MB of available hard disk space for the Windows...
Excerpt: I don't think any license has changed so many hands as MechWarrior has in recent years. The original MechWarrior was made by Activision, as was the second game along with all its derivatives and add-ons.
Excerpt: Graphics & Sound: MechWarrior 4: Vengeance is a fine game when it comes to graphics. The mechs have a gritty, worn-in look that I found much more appealing than the usual glistening steel that you see in this sort of game.
Excerpt: Mechwarrior 4: Vengeance is the fourth installment in the famous Mechwarrior series. The epic story line of MechWarrior 4 is set in the rather extensive BattleTech universe, focusing this time on the power struggles within one of the powerful families of the Inner Sphere.
Conclusion: Voices commands work like a charm. Setup your weapon groups to activate upon whatever keyword you choose. I have tested pretty thoroughly and find less than a 1 second delay with a 15-command profile for Game Voice.
Excerpt: Ever have the desire to take command of a BattleMech? Never heard of a BattleMech? In either case you owe it to yourself to check out the latest installment of the MechWarrior line. Yep,this is a continuation of the games based on the FASA board/miniatures game called BattleTech.
Summary: The MechWarrior series is probably one of the most recognizable in computer gaming. Based on the Battletech pen-and-paper tabletop game, the series has become more popular on the computer than the original game ever was.
Excerpt: This game should be a great game for both hard-core mecha fans, and newcomers to the genre. A combination of great graphics, a good background story, and pulse-pounding action look set to make MechWarrior 4: Vengeance a "must buy."