It's shoot-'em-up arcade action at its best! Use an incredible assortment of heavy artillery to blast away enemy tanks and planes, and fight your way to victory. What are you waiting for? Pull yourself up by your bootstraps and get into the action! Blast your way through 19 missions packed with peril.
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Mixed (44 reviews) - 68% of the 44 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 30, 2006

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About This Game

It's shoot-'em-up arcade action at its best! Use an incredible assortment of heavy artillery to blast away enemy tanks and planes, and fight your way to victory. What are you waiting for? Pull yourself up by your bootstraps and get into the action!

  • Blast your way through 19 missions packed with peril.
  • Two action-packed game modes: Mission and Survival.
  • Enhanced sound effects and an original soundtrack!

System Requirements

    Minimum Requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, 128 MB RAM, 500MHz or faster, DirectX: 7.0

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Overall:
Mixed (44 reviews)
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MilanContra
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 9
Hilarious.......worth it if you get the PopCap huge set of like 30 games. Would NOT spend 4.99 on this by itself though.
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geekdatbirth
( 14.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 16
2 words. SO AWESOME! Heavy Weapon is a super adicting game that keeps you coming back for more gameplay. I have been playing this game ever since I was 5 and back then I was frustrated out of my mind but when i saw this on Steam i was like YAY i get to play this again. So I reccomend this game because it gives you a fun and addicting gameplay experience and I hope you like my reveiw
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The Real Me
( 20.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 24
If you enjoy suvival shooter games here you go. You are basicly on the only soldier out on the field and must help pervail through a war. You must drive your tank for 9 maps with only 2 live against who knows how many planes. As most players know tanks have a major dis-avantage against plane but per map boss you defeat you get better upgrades to your tank. But be aware that the farther you get the harder your enemies are. You even run into planes dropping WARHEADS AT YOU.
I beat this game once but then there a major turn. All bosses were copies so you must do another 9 maps which I cant beat.

As for the dislikes :( The music is always the same each map. Orginally made for Windows Xp and below. I use a Windows 8 and the game can barely keep up with my video card. Upgrades get boring after a while. And onyl other mode than Campaign is Survival. But over all I give this game a 8.5 out of 10. Sorry PopCap Plant vs. Zombies still is the best : )
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Snow Powder
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: February 16
I've never felt what playing pure toxic poison was like.

Until I ♥♥♥♥ing revisited this trash. Curse my childhood self for even indulging in this game's mere existence.
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Jeneki
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: February 7
I've played the 360 version and it's a pretty fun game there. In this version, however, you can no longer move in one direction and shoot in another.

These controls break the game in the higher levels when there are ground targets that take many hits to destroy. Since you cannot target them without moving in that direction, you just ram into them while shooting. Horribe, horrible design choice.

This game has been out for a while now, so lets face it, if it were going to be fixed it would have been by now. Avoid this game.
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dfaugust2k
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Pre-Release Review
Posted: January 9
oh YEAH !!
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Jamerduhgamer
( 20.4 hrs on record )
Posted: January 4
Do you like weapons of mass destruction and just mindlessly blasting away enemies? Then this game is for you!
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Nicky
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: December 12, 2015
ITS SUCH A FUN GAME! i love this game, its hard but its amazing!
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Profitter
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: November 28, 2015
This generic sounding title has so much more. The gameplay is like a arcade side scroller, I feel nostalgic playing this like I'm in an arcade in 1995. It has some very strong "Fight the Soviet Commie" overtones that has me laughing. This game is more like a time machine than anything else and is very fun.
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Spamalot
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: November 23, 2015
Poor port from a game that is meant as a twin-stick shooter.

Played this on the XBox 360, and it excels there, while the simplified controls for this port make it less satisfying: mouse controls both movement and aim. Impossible to win the game this way.

Also no multiplayer, which was present in the XBox 360 version.

Very disappointing.
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16 of 17 people (94%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 28, 2014
This game is Nostalgic. It reminds me of the days when I used to go down to the Council Library and play for an hour (as you had 1 hour timeslots). I loved this game as a kid, and not just this 1, but many other Popcap titles. Popcap Games are really good singleplayer games, probably some of the best offline games I've played, highly recommend them!
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
11.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 17, 2014
This game was challenging personal score 7/10


Bad points about the game
No Multi Player or Online
Cannot make the game easy to play to start off with

But overall all this game was addictive and fun to play

And it also has Survival mode High Scores And can't foget Mission Mode
This should last you hours of gameplay
Soundtrack can be annoying but a very nice game people should find this game challenging

Thank you Steam for putting this game on Steam.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 2, 2015
Best game to kill time.. 6/10 . Actually im buying this game because i already played it before in around 2007 just to
bring back some childhood memories..
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2014
A simple blast away game, that lets you upgrade as you go. simple mindless fun!!!
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: February 20, 2011
I bought this for $1.00 one of the holiday sales and must have sank 4 hours into it or more. Very fun and very simple. Its like a fun arcade game to spend time playing while waiting for stuff. I played it awhile the wife would get dressed for work in the morning.
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9 of 16 people (56%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 20, 2014
Is the tank the weapon, or are your weapons the weapon, and if so why the singular naming for a plural set of objects? Is Heavy Weapon Deluxe really a screed about the division of self from society and how we are in truth a greater, unperceived whole, meaning our identity is beyond our control and indeed an artificial construct we bolt together piecemeal from the social experience of those with whom we identify?

Dammit, Sartre, stop making me think and just give me Peggle 2 already.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 10, 2014
Great time killing game when you have 5 - 20 minutes to spare.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 14, 2012
All Pop Cap's games are just perfect. Easy to learn, "plug & play" but, with increasing difficulty and clear instructions before every new thing to learn. Intense rythm, you are always clicking the mouse, no time to rest. Original, they can be based on anything else but they do their own way and with outstanding imagination. The right difficulty at the right time, to maintain the interest. Variated play modes. Ridiculous simple controls, usually just the mouse and their two buttons, some times the arrows pad is also neeced but, that's all. Very good music and sound effects....
Well, if you already played Zuma, you know what I mean but, they have other interesting titles and this is one of them.
Highly recommeded for casual tmes, when you are in a hurry and want to play just a bit or, for that "in between big games" time.
AWESOME ARCADE!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 23, 2015
Poor port from a game that is meant as a twin-stick shooter.

Played this on the XBox 360, and it excels there, while the simplified controls for this port make it less satisfying: mouse controls both movement and aim. Impossible to win the game this way.

Also no multiplayer, which was present in the XBox 360 version.

Very disappointing.
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