Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Space

Rebel Galaxy now available on Live for Xbox One

Rebel Galaxy (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Xbox One Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Double Damage Games’ space-based action role-playing game Rebel Galaxy has launched for Xbox One. Already available for PC and PS4, Rebel Galaxy is described as a “swashbuckling space opera” that allows players to explore a sandbox-style open game world as they acquire ships, upgrade their crafts’ capabilities, and interact with aliens. Players can take on the role of a merchant, privateer, or resident celestial good guy as they negotiate, trade, and hunt pirates.

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Xbox One News

The captain’s chair calls, Starpoint Gemini 2 available for Xbox One

Starpoint Gemini 2 (PC, Xbox One) Xbox One Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Starpoint Gemini 2, a space sim and role-playing hybrid, has launched for Xbox One. Set against the backdrop of a mysterious event causing the Empire to halt at the Starpoint and cease finishing the remnants of the Gemini League, players will enter the scene as a ship captain surrounded by enemies. In time, they will be able to command a fleet of everything from agile gunships to massive carriers, battling in real-time combat and exploring a dynamic universe. The game features 50 factions, 100 commodities to trade or steal, 70-plus upgradeable ships, mercenaries, randomly generated missions based on actions and treaties, and a role-playing system. The Xbox One version sports a new save-anywhere system, redesigned interface, and no load screens.

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Xbox One News

Adr1ft trailer teases at what awaits Commander Oshima

Adr1ft (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Media Launch Announcement - Screenshot 10

505 Games has released a new trailer for Three One Zero’s upcoming adventure title Adr1ft. The trailer, created in conjunction with Blur Studio, gives a quick look at Commander Alex Oshima as she dodges debris that used to be a part of her former habitat, Hardiman Aerospace Northstar IV. Players will need to help Oshima as she struggles to survive and make it back to Earth after a recent disaster leaves her alone and adrift in space.

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Vic Viper flies again! Gradius V launches on PSN for PS3

Gradius V (PSN) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The gallant Vic Viper is back to battling the Bacterians with the release of Gradius V on PSN. The 2004 shooter, originally available for PS2, can be downloaded for $9.99. Following series tradition, players are able to augment their fighter with power-ups that scroll through a set list of weapons and abilities that is chosen before deployment. Local co-op play is also support for up to two players.

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PlayStation 3 News

Homeworld Remastered Collection intro, HR2 story trailers released

Gearbox has released some additional trailers for Homeworld Remastered Collection. A story trailer for Homeworld 2 Remastered has gone live, which follows last week’s Homeworld Remastered story trailer, as well as an introduction to the series. An Introduction to Homeworld catches new players up to speed and refreshes returning veterans on the games’ mechanics, ship types, and controls.

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PC News

Dreadnought gets a 10-minute gameplay video, narrated by devs

Grey Box and Yager have released a 10-plus-minute-long gameplay video from their upcoming action title Dreadnought. The video is narrated by two of the game’s designers, Eino Joas and Timm Boukoura, who talk players through the special abilities, ships, and tactics they are utilizing in their battle against one another as members of opposing teams. The two fight on the glacier map, which was playable recently at PAX South, using the Light Destroyer and the Light Tactical Cruiser, while an Artillery Cruiser, Corvette, and Dreadnought engage in the background. In all, a decent peek at what’s to come later this year.

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PC News

‘First-person experience’ Adr1ft revealed in new trailer, screens

505 Games has released a new trailer and screenshots from One Zero’s Adr1ft. In the upcoming ‘first-person experience’ title, players awake to find themselves floating in space, surrounded by the debris of a space station. They must scavenge the wreckage to find parts to repair their damaged EVA as well as what’s left of the space station, and in the process, find out what caused the accident.

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GOG.com adds Tie Fighter, X-Wing, Monkey Island, and more

GOG (PC) LucasArts and Disney Deal Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Tie Fighter)

Several of us here have been waiting years for this news: GOG.com has added Star Wars: X-Wing Special Edition and Star Wars: Tie Fighter Special Edition to their library. Actually, the service added six games in total as part of a new deal with new license holders Disney Interactive, including Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, Sam & Max Hit the Road, The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. All are fantastic, but the two space-based combat flight sims in particular have been sorely missed. And this isn’t all. This batch represents only the first wave of a 20-plus-title deal.

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PC News

(PlayStation 4 Review) Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut

(PlayStation 4 Review) Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut

“… a decent port of a solid space-based arcade-style sim, with plenty of dogfighting and missile-launching mech action. ”

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PlayStation 4 Reviews

Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut out for Xbox, PC, tomorrow for PS4

Strike Suit Zero Directors Cut (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Strike Suit Zero makes its console debut today with the release of the Director’s Cut edition for Xbox One. PC gamers can also download the re-release, which has been home to the original version since early last year, while PS4 owners will be able to grab it tomorrow. The updated version sports new ship models, improved textures, a restructured campaign, two new suits, and the additional campaign that was added as part of the Heroes of the Fleet DLC pack.

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