DescriptionIn 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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|The unsuccessful successor to Mechwarrior2.||blefuscu (424)|
|Flawed attempt to shove Mechwarrior down your throat once again||Zovni (9384)|
The Press Says
|Electric Games||1998||95 out of 100||95|
|Power Play||Dec, 1997||86 out of 100||86|
|GameStar (Germany)||Dec, 1997||83 out of 100||83|
|PC Games (Germany)||Dec 03, 1997||74 out of 100||74|
|GameSpot||Dec 18, 1997||7.3 out of 10||73|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Dec 07, 1997||70|
|Mega Score||Feb, 1998||70 out of 100||70|
|Gamesmania||1997||65 out of 100||65|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Mar, 1998||50|
|Computer Games Magazine||1997||40|
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DevelopmentThis 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"
Related Web Sites
- Interview with Chacko Sonny, Heavy Gear Producer (on Gamezilla.com (1997))
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