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Exactly one week before it’s scheduled to hit store shelves, EA and Respawn Entertainment’s massively anticipated FPS Titanfall has gotten its launch trailer.

The two-minute spot features a few glimpses of story beats from the campaign multiplayer mode, which strings together competitive matches with narrative cutscenes, along with a whole lot of slickly edited footage of actual robot-riding, jetpacking, bullet-slinging gameplay.

I’ve got to say, I’m not usually a sucker for overblown videogame trailers with pounding, Hans Zimmer–esque music, but this one actually gave me chills. I figure it’s because, unlike your basic Call of Duty or Battlefield trailer, none of the insane moments on display here are predetermined, scripted story beats. In Titanfall, all those crazy acrobatics and mid-air missile dodges are actual gameplay maneuvers that you’ll be able to pull off yourself. There’s something admirably old fashioned in that.

Titanfall is due out on Xbox One and PC on Tuesday, March 11. An Xbox 360 version will follow on March 25.

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This launch trailer will help you prepare for Titanfall

By Josh Harmon | 03/4/2014 02:10 PM PT

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Exactly one week before it’s scheduled to hit store shelves, EA and Respawn Entertainment’s massively anticipated FPS Titanfall has gotten its launch trailer.

The two-minute spot features a few glimpses of story beats from the campaign multiplayer mode, which strings together competitive matches with narrative cutscenes, along with a whole lot of slickly edited footage of actual robot-riding, jetpacking, bullet-slinging gameplay.

I’ve got to say, I’m not usually a sucker for overblown videogame trailers with pounding, Hans Zimmer–esque music, but this one actually gave me chills. I figure it’s because, unlike your basic Call of Duty or Battlefield trailer, none of the insane moments on display here are predetermined, scripted story beats. In Titanfall, all those crazy acrobatics and mid-air missile dodges are actual gameplay maneuvers that you’ll be able to pull off yourself. There’s something admirably old fashioned in that.

Titanfall is due out on Xbox One and PC on Tuesday, March 11. An Xbox 360 version will follow on March 25.

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About Josh Harmon

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Josh picked up a controller when he was 3 years old—and he hasn’t looked back since. This has made him particularly vulnerable to attacks from behind. He joined EGM as an intern following a brief-but-storied career on a number of small gaming blogs across the Internet. Find him on Twitter @jorshy