HeavyMach Lite is a free preview of the first four stages in HeavyMach, a side-scrolling tank game in which you blast through enemy gun emplacements and trucks, helicopters, and other vehicles on your way to battle big bosses. This is a fun, pick-up-and-play game with solid graphics and sound effects, tons of different weapons, straightforward gameplay, and very intuitive controls: you tilt your device to roll left or right, and you tap to shoot--and where you tap controls the angle of your gun. You can also tap a "booster" lever to jump, to overcome obstacles and avoid enemy fire, and you tap your ammo display to change weapons. Some enemies provide powerups, including health and limited-ammo weapons like a shotgun, howitzer, and lasers. These provide some of the more interesting strategic choices in HeavyMach Lite, as you decide which special weapons to use and when--especially if you want to conserve your big guns for boss battles. An upgrade system, in which you can boost your move, attack, and defense, comes more into play with the paid version of HeavyMach.
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