Friday, August 19, 2011
COLOGNE – August 17, 2011 – Centauri Micro Games, a new development team obsessed with retro gaming, is revealing the first details of their upcoming space epic, PROJECT MERCURY. The game will release for iPhone / iPod Touch in November 2011, with versions for XBOX 360 (XBLIG) and Commodore 64 following in Spring 2012.
Deep Space. 25th Century. In a distant solar system, a civilization of humans lives on a series of planets known as The Ten Colonies. They are part of Project Mercury, a project created by Earth scientists to colonize other planets. Zoe was a trading vessel in charge of delivering a very important message to Earth Embassador Graystone. While cruising through space, the crew detected a derelict ship. Duram was the only crew member allowed to investigate the abandoned ship. While searching for clues that could explain what happened, Dahlz raiders appeared on the viewscreen and managed to ambush and destroy Zoe. As the only surviving crew member from Zoe, the player in the role of Duram swears revenge! But it’s a big and dangerous Universe, and the battle has just begun…
PROJECT MERCURY combines old school RPG-inspired gameplay with strategy and action elements. Its epic plot, retro graphics and chiptune music, make PROJECT MERCURY a retro gaming feast for iPhone / iPod Touch / XBOX 360 (XBLIG) and Commodore 64.
Full article: http://www.gamasutra … _PROJECT_MERCURY.php