MechAssault: Phantom War announced for Nintendo DS

16 February 2006
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mech assault phantom war for dsGaming-Age got some pictures of the just announced MechAssault: Phantom War for Nintendo DS. This is the first handheld installment of the series. The touch screen lets players intuitively ‘touch’ the cockpit controls to hack into giant ‘Mechs, eject pilots, switch weapons and check battle techniques.

Gamers experience fast-action, 3D ‘Mech combat on the top screen, while the lower touch screen positions them inside the cockpit at the controls.

MechAssault: Phantom War features include:

* Commandeer over 20 types of vehicles, including ‘Mechs, Tanks, Turret and BattleArmor;
* Wreak havoc on the enemy and environment with an arsenal of powerful, fully upgradeable weapons;
* Brand new story drawn from the popular BattleTech series which spawned highly successful games like MechWarrior & MechCommander for the PC and MechAssault & Crimson Skies for the Xbox(R) video game system.
* Use the touch screen to sneak into enemy territory, hijack enemy ‘Mechs and wield the most secret weapon in the Inner Sphere;
* Wireless multiplayer combat for up to four players simultaneously;
* Master 24 single player campaigns across four planets and three exciting multiplayer game types;
* Unlockable ‘Mechs, maps and cheats enhance gameplay.


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