BRISBANE, Australia: Slicing fruit won't be the only strange Xbox game from an Australian developer this week! Red Crest Studios is proud to announce the release of Andromium, the innovative indie space adventure now available on Xbox LIVE Indie Games for 80 Microsoft Points.
Andromium is the name of a dangerous radioactive metal, that explodes when it touches anything for a short period. Armed with no weapons, and a limited shield, you must team up with a friend to safely deliver your combustible cargo to a research lab several lightyears away. Not only must you avoid all the dangerous obstacles scattered throughout space, but you must juggle the Andromium between your ship and your partner's, to ensure the Andromium remains cool and stable. Watch out for space bees, grinding gears, enemy ships, electric orbs, alien tongues, clock pendulums, blue fireballs, balance boards and giant broccoli, but for heaven's sake make sure you don't lose the Andromium when it reaches your side of the screen!
All levels in the game are procedurally generated, which not only creates a tense gameplay atmosphere but also adds replay value to a game that is already amazing value for your 80 Microsoft Points.
There are several modes to keep you hankering for more. With the regular One Player mode, you control the left ship and the AI controls the right. Avoiding the obstacles is tough enough, but make sure you collect the Andromium whenever it is launched towards you! But if even that isn't hardcore enough for you, try the outrageously hard One Player "Mastermind" mode, which requires you to control both ships through two different level streams, using one controller! Insanity may ensue, you have been warned and Red Crest Studios absolves itself of any responsibility for your mental condition after playing for too long. Finally, share the fun, by inviting a friend over to play Two Player mode and attempt to co-operatively handle the Andromium in the heat of the moment!
Speaking of sharing the fun, you can send your high score tables to any of your online friends over Xbox LIVE, while also inviting them to defeat those scores.
Don't miss out on enjoying one of the most unique gameplay designs you'll ever experience. Andromium can be downloaded now from the Xbox Marketplace at this link:
Red Crest Studios is a small independent developer in Brisbane, Australia, and the owner, Michael Ventnor, can be contacted through email@example.com