Posts Tagged ‘Heavy Gear’

Heavy Gear Assault Stomps Into Early Access

Not pictured: stomping.

Correction: An earlier version of this post said the game was free-to-play, following outdated information on the game’s site. No, it won’t be free-to-play, but it will sell instant unlocks for folks who want them.

When Activision lost the BattleTech rights to make MechWarrior games, they turned to a Heavy Gear license to fill the ‘stompy murderbot combat’ hole in their lineup. Well, MechWarrior games returned in the ongoing nostalg-o-rama, and Heavy Gear’s back too.

Stompy Bot Productions and MekTek (those folks behind the revamped free re-release of MechWarrior 4) failed to Kickstart Heavy Gear Assault [official site] in 2013, but they kept on toiling and tinkering anyway. Now they’ve turned to that other modern funding novelty – early access – to let folks in and start playing as they finish it up for a 2016 launch.

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Stompy Bot Announce New Heavy Gear Game

Dustbin lid and drainpipe armed!
Newly formed developers Stompy Bot are, yes, going to make another Heavy Gear game. We know this because they announced “the exclusive licensing of Dream Pod 9’s Heavy Gear franchise for PC, mobile and console 3D gaming” earlier today…
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