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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 missions, 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 access to better Gears and more destructive weaponry to acomplish your goals.


Heavy Gear Windows Chasing down enemy rebels for drop ship destruction
Heavy Gear Windows Drop ship departing LZ
Heavy Gear Windows Main menu
Heavy Gear Windows Mission debriefing

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User Reviews

The unsuccessful successor to Mechwarrior2. grimbergen (462) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
Flawed attempt to shove Mechwarrior down your throat once again Zovni (10627) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Electric Games 1998 95 out of 100 95
Electric Playground Jan 15, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Power Play Dec, 1997 86 out of 100 86
PC Action (Germany) Dec 17, 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
Game Revolution Jun 05, 2004 B+ 83
GameSpot Dec 18, 1997 7.3 out of 10 73
Mega Score Feb, 1998 70 out of 100 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Mar, 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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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
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