Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Space

Soldak releases beta patch 1.001 for Drox Operative

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Soldak has sent word that they’ve launched beta patch 1.001 for their space-based action-RPG Drox Operative. The update includes a number of fixes and tweaks, some of the more interesting include the AI’s new ability to resell purchased items at a later date for a profit, a new indicator displaying the probability of a successful attempt at subterfuge (espionage, sabotage, etc.), and a marker for quicker identification of superior equipment. The full patch notes can be found below (and here), and the download is available here.

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Gratutious Space Battles: Outcasts expansion now available for PC

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Positech has announced that they have released a new expansion for their strategy title Gratuitous Space Battles, Outcasts. The Outcasts are a cybernetic race who rebelled against the oppressive zealots who hated them because of their perceived impurity, and who now travel the universe in search of other organic races to destroy. The add-on extends the ship-building options by adding 10 new designs and new Outcast-only modules, and it also adds two new scenarios as well as the Outcast as a playable faction in all previously released content.

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(PC Review) Drox Operative

(PC Review) Drox Operative

“… PC gamers should do themselves a favor and try out Soldak’s latest …”

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Drox Operative now available for Mac, Windows PC

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Soldak Entertainment, developers of Depths of Peril and Din’s Curse, has just released their latest action-RPG, Drox Operative. As an intergalactic gun for hire, players will earn their keep by taking on jobs, alone or with friends via co-op multiplayer, in a dynamic galaxy embroiled in war. The goal isn’t to build or administer bases but to amass as much money as possible to man the deadliest ship in space. In addition to ship and crew customization, the game offers budding mercenary captains quests to undertake, monsters to hunt, and several factions to work with or against.

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection now available for 360, PS3

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection has hit store shelves for 360 and PS3. The standard set includes HD remastered versions of Zone of the Enders and the special European release of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner, as well as a demo of Platinum Games’ Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. In addition to the regular version, a Limited Edition is also available, which includes special metallic packaging, an import soundtrack packed with remixed songs from the series, and a 100-page art book featuring new work from Yoji Shinkawa.

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection to get Limited Edition release

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Konami has announced that the upcoming Zone of the Enders HD Collection will be available as a Limited Edition. The 360, PS3 set includes HD remastered versions of Zone of the Enders and Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner, the latter being the special European release, as well as a demo of Platinum Games’ Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. The Limited Edition will feature special metallic packaging, an import soundtrack packed with remixed songs from the series, and a 100-page art book with new work from Yoji Shinkawa.

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Zone of the Enders HD Collection announced for October 30 release

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Mech fans looking for some of last generation’s better robot action will be able to get their hands on a new compilation soon when Zone of the Enders HD Collection hits store shelves on October 30 for 360 and PS3. The set includes both Zone of the Enders and the European special edition of Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner. Also, as a bit of a callback to when the original was released with a demo of Metal Gear Solid 2, the HD Collection will come packed with a demo of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

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Endless Space nearing end of beta, prepping for July release

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Amplitude Studios’ Endless Space is nearing the end of its beta run and gearing up for full launch. Publisher Iceberg Interactive has sent word that the final version will go live on July 4 on Steam and other download outlets for $29.99.

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Drox Operative beta gets patched to ver. 0.901

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Soldak has released a new beta patch (0.901) for its upcoming action-RPG Drox Operative. The changes include added quick tips, a number of typo corrections, modifications to movement and control, and corrected sound clips. The studio announced last week that gamers who pre-order will have access to the beta, so those already on the job should have a smoother go at things.

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Drox Operative pre-order bonus program announced

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Soldak is now taking pre-orders for their upcoming action-RPG Drox Operative. Mac and Windows PC gamers who pre-order will not only receive access to the latest beta build, but they will also be able to grab the game for $14.99 instead of the regular price of $19.99.

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