Paradox Interactive and Harebrained Schemes have announced that its turn-based tactical "mech combat PC game", Battletech, is heading for release on April 24th. PC and Mac players will be able to purchase a copy of the game for $39.99.
The trailer provides a lore contrast for the game:
BATTLETECH is the next generation of turn-based tactical ‘Mech combat. In BATTLETECH, you play as the commander of a mercenary company on the edges of civilized space, negotiating and executing a variety of combat contracts while attempting to keep your ‘Mechwarriors happy and your operations prosperous. The game’s story features the player falling in with the deposed ruler of a noble house and, fighting for either coin or cause, becoming a player in her bid to retake her throne.
Learn more on the Battletech site.