Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Space

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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New Zone of the Enders HD Collection screenshots released

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Some new screens today from Konami’s upcoming Zone of the Enders HD Collection. The 360, PS3 set will be released this fall and include remastered versions of Zone of the Enders and Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Amplitude Studios announces new 4X title, Endless Space

Paris-based developer Amplitude Studios has announced a new 4X strategy title, Endless Space. The download-only release will be available for Mac and Windows PC, and its development will be chronicled for interested gamers to follow through the Games2gether program. At the official site, EndlessSpace.com, gamers can participate directly in the creation process by trying out early versions of the game and offering their feedback.

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Stardock embraces Steam, Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity 25% off

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Stardock, the previous owner and operator of the Impulse digital delivery service, has announced that they will be releasing several of their titles on Steam. The first title to launch on the platform is Ironclad Games’ real-time strategy title Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity, a collection that includes staff-favorite Sins of a Solar Empire and its micro-expansions Entrenchment and Diplomacy. To celebrate, Trinity is on sale for $14.99 (25% off) on both Steam and Impulse.

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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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