Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Space

Drox Operative – first batch of screenshots released

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Soldak, developers of Depths of Pearl and Din’s Curse, has released some new shots from their upcoming title, Drox Operative. The space-based role-playing game will feature evolving galaxies, co-op multiplayer, and a massive galaxy-wide war. Players assume the role of a Drox Operative, a gun for hire who only wants for two things: more weapons and more credits.

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Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond donor contest announced

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We mentioned NASA’s Kickstarter-funded MMO Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond a few weeks back, and since then, the project has surpassed its goal of $25,000. The drive still has a few days to go, and to celebrate its successful run (over $40,000 pledged so far), a new contest has been announced. Fifty winners will be randomly selected out of all donors to receive a free copy of the upcoming title Project Moonwalk.

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Matrix Games adds AI War: Alien Bundle to online store, now 33% off

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Matrix Games and Slitherine are now selling a new bundle of Arcen Games’ space-based real-time strategy title, AI War. The AI War: Alien Bundle includes the original AI War: Fleet Command plus three expansions—The Zenith Remnant, Children of Neinzul, and Light of the Spire—for $29.99. To celebrate the new addition to their online store, Matrix is running a two-week sale for the bundle, knocking 33% off for a savings of $10.

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Futuremark needs beta testers’ help against the Unstoppable Gorg

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Futuremark needs you. The studio is looking for PC gamers to help them test out their upcoming tower defense-style title, Unstoppable Gorg. Inspired by sci-fi films from the days when men in costumes were super-powered Venusians, players must protect our solar system from the Gorg using a series of satellites. The closed beta is set to begin in a few weeks.

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Soldak announces new PC RPG, Drox Operative

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Soldak, the indie studio known for their popular action-RPGs Din’s Curse and Depths of Peril, has announced a new title: Drox Operative. Tentatively scheduled to release during the first quarter of 2012, Drox Operative is a space-faring action-RPG that will pit players against alien races in a dynamic, evolving galaxy alone as well as with friends in co-op multiplayer.

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DarkStar One – Broken Alliance now on Live’s Games on Demand

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Games on Demand received a new entry into its catalog today by way of Kalypso. Gaming Minds Studio’s action-adventure (in spaaaaaaace) title DarkStar One – Broken Alliance is now available for download for $19.99.

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Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond – beta announced, Kickstarted

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NASA does some pretty awesome stuff, the least of which being sending people into outer space. For those of us who won’t be floating amongst the stars anytime soon, the agency has decided to bring the experience home in a new MMO, Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond. Set in 2035, players will take to the heavens and explore Mars, the asteroid belt, and the outer planets as well as encounter a threat to civilization. While not funding the project directly, NASA is developing the title “in accordance with a “Space Act Agreement” with NASA Learning Technologies by Project Whitecard and Wisdom Tools” and using a Kickstarter campaign to help finance the beta.

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