Heavy Gear Assault to use Unreal Engine 4, pulls trigger on new trailer

Stompy Bot Productions and Mektek Studios' Heavy Gear Assault will be powered by the Unreal Engine 4. The developer also released a new trailer for the game today and announced it's planning a Kickstarter.

"We will be able to bring all the gritty realities of sporting combat in the Heavy Gear Universe to life with never before imagined high-end visuals," Vince McMullin, president of MekTek Studios, told Joystiq. "Heavy Gear Assault will truly be the first next-generation mecha game."

Stompy Bot has reached $100,000 in crowdfunding of a $900,000 goal. The company plans on running a Kickstarter in parallel with their own efforts. The Kickstarter date has yet to be determined.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.