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Heavy Gear Assault mech title now in Early Access for Linux and Windows PC


#StompyBot Productions announced their upcoming #UnrealEngine4 powered mech title, Heavy Gear Assault for Linux and Windows PC. Which has now entered the Early Access phase of #development.

Coming loaded with over ten different stock Gears to choose from, every part is customizable offering hundreds of thousands of different combinations. Weapons range from lasers and sniper rifles to automatics, while each Gear can be equipped with jetpacks and grenades.

Playing as a pilot on the planet of Terra Nova, players will compete in Gear Dueling. Customizing the look and style of your Gear, while also managing corporate sponsors, and players can even hire a support staff to fine-tune the Gear’s performance in the Bay.

The world of Heavy Gear Assault is unforgiving — but so is your lust for glory. A pilot on the distant planet Terra Nova, you play the high-stakes game of competitive Gear Dueling. You earn fame and fortune by making a name for yourself on the arena floor. You stand out from the crowd by customizing the look and style of your Gear. You manage corporate sponsors, hire a support staff and fine-tune your Gear’s performance in the Gear Bay. You rise to the top, claim your position — and with every cannon shell left in your magazines, you refuse to let go.

Heavy Gear Assault Features:

  • E-Sports
    Compete in tournaments and organized matches for fame and fortune. Spectate and sponsor other players. Vote on performances. Put bounties on poor sports and pay their enemies to take them out.
  • Dynamic Combat
    Rip apart the arena with fully destructible Gears. Blow an opponents limb off and use their weapon against them. Pull the trigger at range or melee up close. Play as your pilot and move freely in and out of Gears.
  • Customization
    Stealth or armor? Guns or melee? The choice is yours. Customize your weapons or powerplant, sensors or CPU. Fine-tune your performance, and hire a support staff to keep your Gear in the fight.
  • Social Interaction
    Create a profile and cultivate your fan base. Stream your matches and highlights to your favorite social media site. Rate players and spectators on their sportsmanship, teamwork, cooperation and style.
  • Community Dedication
    Host your own dedicated servers and collect stats for your own private tournament. Take the power in your hands and join or create your own Heavy Gear Assault team and let the teamwork begin.
  • Unreal Engine 4
    Battle for dominance in photo-realistically beautiful arenas. Enjoy performance that scales to high- and low-spec PCs. Watch as fully destructible Gears and dynamic environments change the shape of the fight.

The move to Early Access, players are no longer required to sign a confidentiality agreement or NDA. All players are welcome to stream live video, post screenshots, and share their Heavy Gear experiences with their friends!

Get in on the action, grab a Main Game Pack from the Heavy Gear Assault store and get instant access to the game!

Heavy Gear Assault will release with full support and compatibility for Linux and Windows PC in 2016.

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