Haarlem, The Netherlands – 15 July 2014 – Little Green Men Games, developer of eagerly awaited space sim/RPG title Starpoint Gemini 2 (PC), is actively implementing and adding new ideas to expand the Gemini universe. They have announced yet another content update today, thanks to the extensive feedback from the community.
The update comes with a brand new gameplay trailer. The trailer is also streaming on the Iceberg Youtube Channel.
Some update highlights are:
Explore the all-new nebulas and use special new Gas collector equipment to mine their riches.
Traders rejoice! The frequently requested Best Buy-Sell overview is now available. Plan your trade runs and gain experience at the same time.
Gemini becomes a more lively place - Encounter battles and other "events" on your travels
All new micro-event system can change a routine task such as landing on a station into something new. You never know what will be waiting for you, once you're ready to go back into space.
Numerous bug fixes, feature tweaks and performance optimization
Read the full change log (V.0.7019) of the update here.
Starpoint Gemini 2 is currently in Beta stage on Steam’s Early Access program, and publisher Iceberg Interactive is prepping the game for a September 2014 digital and boxed release.
About Starpoint Gemini 2
In this sequel to Starpoint Gemini, players will captain their own space ship and roam the galaxy in 3D in this tactical space simulator with tons of RPG depth! Space has never looked so inviting - but images can betray... It has been two years since the end of the second Gemini war, and the situation in the war-torn system is further from resolution than ever before.
Complex, but easy-to-use RPG system, now coupled with dynamic real-time 3D combat.
Explore the dynamic game world as a whole, rather than through individual maps.
Use T-Gates, wormholes and rift ways to travel faster around the Gemini System.
Fifty diverse factions ranging from states and companies to outlaws, locked in a power struggle, with over 100 commodities to trade or plunder.
Special revocable licenses acquired from factions offer various bonuses and unlock new options.
Hire mercenary captains to follow you on your travels and share your fate, and employ officers to fill key positions on your ship (engineering, navigation, tactical).
Random missions get generated depending on the player’s actions and allegiances.
Over 70 unique ships, fully upgradeable with various ship systems, with, amongst other things, visible turrets, and a large arsenal of heavy weapons to blast enemies to pieces.
Direct ship controls create complete immersion.
Advanced physics provided by NVIDIA PhysX technology
Enables modding through Steam Workshop
About Little Green Men Games
LGM Games is a team of highly motivated and talented programmers, writers, 3D and 2D artists, and animators sharing the same passion for video games. LGM Games made their first appearance in the gaming industry in 2011 with their debut title Starpoint Gemini, a space-flavored RPG sim.
About Iceberg Interactive
Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans and is located in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Iceberg has fully embraced the digital revolution of the last few years and maintains strong worldwide relations with every thinkable digital portal, while also keeping its firm roots in the European retail markets. Staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an international assembly of game developers, both midsize and indie. Garnering attention with acclaimed releases over the past years in the genres of strategy, action, simulation and adventure, the company has an exciting 2014 line-up, including Endless Legend, StarDrive 2, Starpoint Gemini 2, Lords of the Black Sun, Vector Thrust and Starship Corporation – with more promising games in the pipeline.