Get ready for a lot of destruction and action-strategy as you control a fully armed Mech through cyberpunk cities, military bases and industrial areas, capturing and defending territories. Build turrets and structures, collect resources and advance the attack against powerful enemies!
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Mostly Positive (82) - 71% of the 82 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Mar 19, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Armed to the Gears is already a full-featured game with tutorial, eight finished campaign maps, six "tower defense" secondary game mode maps, robot customization and many structures to build, upgrade and repair.

While the game already contains all the initially planned content, we feel that there is still room to improve in many aspects, as the player's feedback gave us a precise direction to follow.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game is scheduled to be fully released in the first semester of 2019.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We are now working on some requested features from our players, specially improved controller support, more game modes and configuration options, code optimizations and improvements.

Most of these features were not initially planned, but will certainly contribute for a much better gaming experience.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Armed to the Gears is being published in advanced development state, with all the planned features and graphical polishing implemented, tested and balanced, including 14 high-detail playable maps, 6 weapon types with variations, 11 deployment options and upgrades, 10 enemy types with random specs, a main headquarters menu with a robot workshop, game settings and more. A detailed list of current features can be found in the "About" section.

Starting as a single player, “classic” action game, Armed to the Gears is quickly evolving to become a full-featured action-strategy like no other.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We plan to slightly raise the price for new customers as each new map is added, but subsequent updates should be free for whoever already own the game. A revaluation might be needed after leaving early access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We had a lot of interesting reviews and feedback after the first updates were released, and it's our intention to keep forging the game within the community's directions. Player's input is always appreciated and analysed with great consideration.”
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About This Game

Armed to the Gears combines real-time strategy and territory domination into a top-down shooter with mechs, cyborgs and complete destruction.

In a dystopian future where a totalitarian regime, under the flag of the Ministry, dominates the whole world and enslaves billions, an underground resistance fights for freedom.

You are regarded their most skilled engineer, who's able to hack into the Ministry's Infantry Class robots and control their weapons, turning these war machines against their makers.

Your Mission:
Capture every Reactor by reaching proximity;
Secure the reactor's perimeter to avoid enemy takeover;
Suppress the enemy's presence in the area.

Armed to the Gears already is a full-featured action-strategy game:

. Two game modes: Campaign (capture and defend strategic points) and Base Defense (Tower-defense style).

. Play the tutorial and eight campaign areas with increasing difficulty and complexity. Explore the Training fields, Lower Downtown, Desert Base and Ammo Factory, City Center and more. Navigate your war robot around the maps to destroy enemies and capture reactors.

. Six defensive maps where the mission is to defend the center of the map from incoming waves of enemies from multiple lanes.

. Captured reactors and generators will grant Energy points, used to teleport turrets, call air support into the battle field and repair your robot, enabling a temporary protection for a base or offensive weapons to decimate the enemy's stronghold.

. Customize your mech with different armors, fairings and colors, jet thrusters, primary weapons and secondary launchers.

. 12 deployment options - 6 turret types, attack drones, landmines, barricades, repair station, carpet bombing and neutrium ballistic missile. Upgrade turrets, factories, distilleries and generators to maximize the defensive capacity of your bases.

. Multiple weapon types, including machine guns, lasers, plasma and electron cannons, grenades and missile launchers.

. Defeat the enemy’s army of cyborgs and mutants, war drones, robotic infantry units and dangerous giant mechs.

. Credits collected in battle can later be used to repair structures or in the main base’s Workshop to buy parts, ammo and fuel for your robot.

. 15 Achievements, received when a mission is completed.

. Leaderboards to compete globally or with friends for the highest enemy neutralization count.

. Complete Main Menu where you can configure controls, game-play, access the workshop, web links, settings and save / exit.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Onboard GPU
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 320 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Quad Core
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1050
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 320 MB available space

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