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Heavy Gear Assault Releases on Steam Early Access

Get your Battle Mech and fight other players in the latest on Steam Early Access. 

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Multiplayer mech combat game Heavy Gear Assault is now available for purchase on Steam Early Access. 

Created by the same team behind Mech Warrior 4, Heavy Gear Assault currently offers basic multiplayer matchmaking, combat, and customization, with plans for more mechs, weapons, maps, modes, single-player, and features in the future as it continues development.

After Activision lost the Mech Warrior license in the '90s, they rejuvenated their old property by flipping it and calling it Heavy Gear. It should be noted, however, that the bots in Heavy Gear are not complete copies of those found in Mech Warrior, but are--according to Rock, Paper, Shotgun--"smaller and scrappier." Check it out in action in the video below. 

In case you simply cannot get enough mech combat in your life, there's a fifth Mech Warrior currently in development, and 2016's Titanfall 2 had more than enough to go around with adorable robot personalities to boot. 

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    January 6, 2017 3:03 PM

    Cassidee Moser posted a new article, Heavy Gear Assault Releases on Steam Early Access

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      January 6, 2017 3:18 PM

      i want to play some mech action games, but this doesn't really excite me.

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      January 6, 2017 4:02 PM

      How can they put that out after the new Mechwarrior teaser.

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        January 6, 2017 4:45 PM

        We've gone from zero mech games to too many. I can live with that.

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        January 6, 2017 5:57 PM

        Gear are closer to Elementals than to actual Battlemechs. More like 10-12 feet tall than 25-30 feet

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      January 6, 2017 4:32 PM

      Wow, I owned Heavy Gear and I'd almost forgotten about it!

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      January 6, 2017 4:41 PM

      I'll try it on the hope that it's somewhat like TITANFALL Titan combat.

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        January 6, 2017 4:47 PM

        Let us know how it is! I am curious

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          January 6, 2017 6:07 PM

          If it will save your daughters from the fate which befell their poor mother...

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      January 6, 2017 8:07 PM

      This is weird because its from MekTek- the peeples that did MW4 mods after MW4 was bascially dead.

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        January 6, 2017 8:21 PM

        It's almost like they love giant stompy robots.