Everything You Need To Know About Machines At War 3
Machines at War 3 is the latest game to come from indie developer Isotope 244, a studio with plenty of prestige in the PC and mobile sphere after having won numerous awards for their RTS and action games. MaW 3 falls into the former category and harks back to a more retro time.
Below is the official press release and above is a trailer for the game:
Machines at War 3 is a real time strategy game featuring a 21 mission campaign, online multiplayer, and random map skirmishes. You play as a commander who is aided by a spunky officer named Samantha Vice. She assists you in several missions trying to solve the mystery of why your country’s secret research team named the Omicron Initiative has disappeared.
Machines at War 3 is the sequel of Land Air Sea Warfare and Machines at War. It adds upon Land Air Sea Warfare with online multiplayer, a campaign mode, and infantry units. It also features more units and technologies, a redesigned GUI, new music and all new terrain graphics. Machines at War 3 has been in development for 18 months and in beta for 3 months.
- Rescue the Omicron Initiative in 21 missions
- Multiplayer combat with four friends
- Build over 130 types of units and technologies
- Dominate with seven awesome mega units
- Play unlimited skirmish matches with random maps
- Translated in 10 languages
- Full complement of aircraft, infantry, naval, and ground forces
- Rich environments with ambient objects and weather
War has returned! Featuring fast-paced real time strategy excitement in both single player and online multiplayer game modes, Machines at War 3 makes for hours of action-packed fun.
The single-player campaign has you commanding an army, aided by spunky, wisecracking officer Samantha Vice. With her assistance, you must uncover your country’s secret research team, the Omicron Initiative. 21 diverse missions will have you targeting and destroying long-range artillery guns, navigating stealthy subs, utilizing turrets to defend bases, launching ICBMs, and constructing giant mega units capable of obliterating dozens of enemies. Return to any previously played mission to increase your rating and discover hidden side missions!
After honing your skills in the campaign, test your meddle in online multiplayer against up to three other recruits, or play multiplayer offline against AI opponents. Randomly generated maps and adjustable options ensure every game is unique. Want to play with only ground units? Make the victory condition the death of a specific unit? The multiplayer options are limitless!
As you play, you will unlock over 130 units to build and research. Starting with simple, first-tier units, you will begin completing objectives, unlocking more diverse, stronger units with a multitude of roles. Constructing labs will allow you to upgrade your units and unlock special skills. Reaching the third-tier of units will allow a full complement of infantry, tanks, artillery, and aircraft to become available. By discovering special nodes, you can gain access to destructive machines called mega units.
Machines at War 3’s diverse missions and modes of play offer enjoyment for any fan of action and strategy games. Casual players can get in the game through a step by step tutorial designed to equip them with all the basic training needed for combat.
It’s time to arm up and get in the war!
Machines at War 3 is set to release in Q2 of 2013 on iOS, PC and Mac and should be available via Steam. The asking price is only $20 which is pretty reasonable but it’s even less ($15) if you order it now while the beta is on although you’ll want to play the beta first.
The game looks like good fun and rather pretty too for its retro trappings. The demo is available now for Mac and PC if you’re interested and you can even buy the game if you’re really interested. Head over to the game’s official site to buy it, get the demo or for more information.