Heavy Gear (Windows)

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Description

In a distant future on a planet called Terra Nova an epic war is waged between the AST and the ECEF. You are a "gear" pilot for one of these sides as you join the battle for supremacy. You pilot the various Heavy Gears (large Biped fighting robots) in a variety of mission either playing through the storyline for both factions or participating in the endless dynamic war going on between the two. As you get promoted you gain acces to better gears and more destructive weaponry to acomplish your goals.

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Heavy Gear Windows Mission debriefing
Heavy Gear Windows Enemy rebels target drop ship with rocket
Heavy Gear Windows Destroying rebel base objective
Heavy Gear Windows Drop ship departing LZ

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User Reviews

The unsuccessful successor to Mechwarrior2. blefuscu (424) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
Flawed attempt to shove Mechwarrior down your throat once again Zovni (9330) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gamezilla Jun 07, 2000 93 out of 100 93
PC Jeux Dec, 1997 89 out of 100 89
PC Action Dec 17, 1997 86 out of 100 86
Power Play Dec, 1997 86 out of 100 86
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 1998 81 out of 100 81
PC Joker Dec, 1997 73 out of 100 73
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 07, 1997 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Mega Score Feb, 1998 70 out of 100 70

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Development

This was the first "mecha" type game Activision produced after they lost the Mechwarrior license. Based upon another traditional pen and paper game created by the company "Dream Pod 9"

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Zhentarim7 (181) added Heavy Gear (Windows) on May 29, 2000