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 Marcus Rover (10 episodes, 2001)
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 Bob Stonefire / ... (6 episodes)
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 Greco (5 episodes, 2001)
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 Kusunoki Tachi (5 episodes, 2001)
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 Sonja Briggs (5 episodes, 2001)
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 Sgt. Gunther Groonz (3 episodes, 2001)
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Rated PG-13 for pervasive action violence | See all certifications »
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Based on a video game?
18 January 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Exactly what part is based on the video game of the same name? I was hoping the series would be exactly based on the video games. Not inspired by them.

I wish the writers of the episodes gotten their facts straight and made it true to the computer games "Heavy Gear" and "Heavy Gear 2", both published by Activision. I was expecting something like ExoSquad or Battletech(which had some computer animation in it), where there's a war going on as both, good and bad, uses the Heavy Gears to destroy each other and cripple their bases.

A nice action/adventure show like "Roughnecks Starship Troopers". Instead, it's "American Gladiator" meets "Battletech". Hardly any battle scenes. I've only seen a couple of episodes. I don't know if they were building up a storyline, trying to introduce us these teenagers who uses Heavy Gears for sport and maybe later on, they join a force from invasion.

Who knows. The animation is great. Mainframe is changing quite a bit with their animation. The special effects and lighting effects have been improved since Action Man. Looks good. Too bad the scripts and storyline weren't good as the animation.


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