Developed by MekTek Studios
and published by Stompy Bot Productions
, Heavy Gear Assault
is a mecha PC game built with Epic Game
's Unreal Engine 4 (UE4). At its core, Heavy Gear Assault is a fast paced first person simulator where the player controls war machines called Gears via their in-game pilot characters. Through the use of Unreal Engine 4 the game will feature high-end visuals that scale well for low- to high-end PCs.
A Kickstarter campaign
has been launched today with the goal to raise an additional $800,000 - the company has already successfully raised more than $100,000 on their own site, at one point temporarily crashing the servers due to the overwhelming response. Two new videos are now locally mirrored.