Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor trailer

With Armored Core V shipped, From Software's focus shifts to Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, a sequel to Capcom's Xbox mecha games controlled with the Kinect sensor and Xbox 360 pad.

The below video walks you through your Vertical Tank's controls, but no matter how well executed the Kinect implementation will be, we wonder if it can possibly match the uniquely rewarding gameplay of the originals, which required mastery of that hulking, 40-button controller.

Heavy Armor will be released in Europe on June 22; look out for a preview in our next issue, E240, which will be on shelves on April 11.