Posts Tagged ‘MekTek Studios’

Heavy Gear Assault stomps onto Steam Early Access

Heavy Gear Assault [official site], a multiplayer shoot-o-sim adaptation of the mechtastic wargame/loreworld/doodad, has arrived on Steam Early Access. You might remember Heavy Gear from the games Activision made in the ’90s after losing the MechWarrior license. In a similar memory-jogging vein, Heavy Gear Assault is made by MekTek, the folks behind that expanded free release of MechWarrior 4 a few years back. Heavy Gear isn’t a renamed MechWarrior, mind, not least of all because its battlebots are smaller and scrappier. Also, they can wear rollerskates, which I think is a wonderful treat for the robots. Maybe the winners get to go to the rollerdisco. Read the rest of this entry »