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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.


Heavy Gear Windows Drop ship destroyed!
Heavy Gear Windows Rebel base destroyed
Heavy Gear Windows Mission briefing
Heavy Gear Windows Mission debriefing

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The unsuccessful successor to Mechwarrior2. blefuscu (462) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
Flawed attempt to shove Mechwarrior down your throat once again Zovni (10666) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Electric Games 1998 95 out of 100 95
PC Action Dec 17, 1997 86 out of 100 86
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution Jun 05, 2004 B+ 83
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 1998 81 out of 100 81
PC Games (Germany) Dec 03, 1997 74 out of 100 74
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
Computer Games Magazine 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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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 (197) added Heavy Gear (Windows) on May 29, 2000