Merc Elite: Bigpoint introduces the Heavy Gunner

Hamburg, September 12th, 2013 – Bigpoint, a leading global developer and publisher of online games, is revealing exclusive details today on the Heavy Gunner – the second of five playable classes in the forthcoming blockbuster Merc Elite. The world’s first military-themed MOBA game (multiplayer online battle arena) is set to be launched in autumn 2013 as a free-to-play browser title. Click the following link for a sneak peak at the gameplay trailer for the Heavy Gunner:

The Heavy Gunner – Lock and Unload  

The Heavy Gunner is the unsung hero in any unit. His primary responsibility is to provide cover to his fellow mercenaries. Not the most nimble member of the team, the Heavy Gunner is indispensable when it comes to defending captured domination points. His skills allow him to prepare a defensive position with his “Bounding Mine” skill, take cover from afar and unleash a hail of bullets on anyone trying to break through the defense. Included in his arsenal of elite skills are the “Shock RPG,” which releases a single powerful rocket and the “Rocket Barrage,” which blasts the target with four missiles at once.

Sub-Classes: Customize the Heavy Gunner

As is the case for every class in Merc Elite, users will have a breadth of possibilities for further developing their Heavy Gunner. By amassing experience points and reaching a total of 8 various character tiers, dedicated mercs can unlock an additional array of powerful skills as they progress further in the game.

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