For those of you who played the old Activision Heavy Gear games in the 90’s this will be exciting news!
STOMPY BOT PRODUCTIONS TO PRODUCE NEW HEAVY GEAR® VIDEO GAME
SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK, August 1, 2012 — Stompy Bot Productions, Inc. (www.stompybot.com) and Dream Pod 9, Inc. (www.dp9.com) have announced the exclusive licensing of Dream Pod 9’s Heavy Gear® franchise for PC, mobile and console 3D gaming to Stompy Bot Productions.
The Heavy Gear® franchise has released dozens of sourcebooks detailing the settings, people, and machines of the Heavy Gear® universe. The first Heavy Gear® computer game, titled Heavy Gear®, saw light in 1997 and its sequel, Heavy Gear® II, was released in 1999. An animated series was also aired in 2001. The Heavy Gear® game line includes an innovative mix of RPG/wargame books, card games, miniatures and other products.
“We’re very excited to bring Heavy Gear® back to the current generation of gaming fans,” said James Taylor, President of Stompy Bot Productions. Robert Dubois, President of Dream Pod 9, said “Dream Pod 9 looks forward to working closely with Stompy Bot Productions in developing the next incarnation of Heavy Gear’s 3D video game. Stompy Bot has the drive and talent to bring the world of Heavy Gear® to life for all of our fans and a whole new generation of gamers.”
About Dream Pod 9, Inc.
Dream Pod 9 (also known as DP9) is a Montreal-based Canadian game publisher. In addition to games, they have been known to work on special projects, creating worlds and stories to order for a variety of clients.
About Stompy Bot Productions, Inc.
Stompy Bot Productions is a Saint John-based Canadian digital producer-publisher, specializing in publishing, marketing, and distribution of digital games and media online.
Stompy Bot Productions
1216 Sand Cove Road, Box 16, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, E2M 5V8
1 (888) 449-4148
Source: PR Newswire