Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Space

Drox Operative: Invasion of the Ancients available for pre-order

Drox Operative (Mac, PC) Invasion of the Ancients Preorder Announcement - Header

Soldak has announced that the first expansion to their space-based action-RPG Drox Operative, Ancients, is now available for pre-order. The Mac and Windows add-on features the return of the Ancient races who were expelled by the Drox before they turned on and were in turn crushed by their Operatives. Now that the Ancients have returned, they are looking for revenge, and the Drox Operatives are in their sights. Ancients includes new quests, new components, new monsters, and a new race, the Scavengers. Gamers who pre-order will receive access to the latest beta build as well as 10% off the regular price of $9.99.

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Beta patch 1.012 released for Drox Operative

Drox Operative (Mac, PC) Beta Patch 1012 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new beta patch has launched for Soldak’s space-based action-RPG Drox Operative. The 1.012 beta patch features a significant number of tweaks. A few of the adjustments include races paying less for players to break treaties, ancients and bounty hunters dropping better loot, races at war with the player refusing to sell jump gate activations, and lesser-habitable planets being more difficult for races to colonize. Over two dozen of the changes have been listed below, and the full patch notes can be found here.

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Beta patch 1.010 deployed for Drox Operative

Drox Operative (PC) Beta 1010 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new beta patch has launched for Drox Operative. Soldak’s space-based action-RPG can now be updated to version 1.010, with some of the new changes including the ability to customize the backspace key, damage being doubled when enemies are within radar range, increased carrying capacity for Hive, and more. The full details are available below.

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Strike Suit Infinity and Strike Suit Zero DLC announced

Strike Suit Infinity (PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Born Ready Games is expanding the Strike Suit series with a new standalone score-based shooter, Strike Suit Infinity. Set to launch on April 30, Infinity will pit players against endless waves of enemies in a round-based, combo-heavy system that will reward skilled pilots with prime spots on the leaderboard. Between rounds, earned credits can be spent on purchasing reinforcements in the form of Fighters, Frigates, Interceptors, and Cruisers.

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DLC, PC News

Beta patch 1.009 launches for Drox Operative

Drox Operative (Mac, PC) Steam Greenlight Announcement - Screenshot 5

A new patch has launched for Soldak’s space-based action role-playing game Drox Operative. The beta release of patch 1.009, detailed below, fixes a handful of issues. A few of the tweaks include the Fringe now being able to reduce the power load of the player’s components, repair discounts at Dryad-controlled planets, increased Zombies spread, and component repair cost now capable of being higher than its worth.

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Strike Suit Zero patch adds cockpit view, adjusts difficulty, and more

Born Ready Games has released a new update for their mecha shooter Strike Suit Zero. The Kickstarter-backed title is now on its third post-launch patch, and the latest update includes some hefty changes. One of the biggest is a new cockpit view, which now allows players to switch between third- and first-person views. Other changes include tweaks to the difficulty, with new Easy and Hardcore levels added, some of the difficulty spikes removed, and the option to change difficulty before each mission, as well as a checkpoint save system, and an improved targeting system that now cycles through five priority types.

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(PC Review) FTL: Faster Than Light

(PC Review) FTL Faster Than Light

“… a remarkable thing, one that is both rare and rewarding for anyone who’s ever wanted a space survival game that is more personal in scope.”

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PC Reviews

Zone of the Enders HD Collection now on Games on Demand, PSN

Zone of the Enders HD Collection (360, PS3) June Screenshots - Screenshot 4

Zone of the Enders HD Collection is now available on Live Games on Demand and PSN. The $34.99 set includes the original Zone of the Enders as well as a special European release of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Strike Suit Zero now available on Steam, confirmed for Linux and Mac

Strike Suit Zero (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Born Ready Games’ mech-based shooter Strike Suit Zero has launched on Steam. The $19.99 release features ship and bot designs from Junji Okubo (Appleseed) and a score from Paul Ruskay (Homeworld) and Kokia (Tales of Innocence). Born Ready has also announced that they plan on releasing Linux and Mac versions later this year.

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Drox Operative now on Steam Greenlight

Drox Operative (Mac, PC) Steam Greenlight Announcement - Screenshot 1

Soldak has sent word that their fantastic Mac and PC space-based action-RPG Drox Operative is now on Steam Greenlight. Gamers interested in voting for the title can head over to the official Steam Community page.*

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