September 16, 2011 - In its first press release ever Astroboid would like to announce its debut XBox Live Indie game "Astralia - A Real-time Strategy Shooter Experiment". Astralia is a top down space shooter with RTS elements, you fly around shooting up monsters, at the same time commanding a team of drone fighters and capital ships, and gathering resources.
The gameplay requires both reflexes and tactical thinking, effective use of the allied ships and resource management are essential to playing and winning the game, if you don't pay attention to that the A.I. will make short work of you.
There is also a story told in a 10 episodes campaign, with all the Sci-Fi themes you would expect in a space game: a fictional precious substance, hyperspace jumps, alien space monsters, friendly AIs, death and self sacrifice and of course the Earth being attacked.
Additional features: Not a dual stick shooter!
The game is coming to Xbox Live Indie Games on September 28, 2011 at the price of 80 Microsoft Points.
For more information, extra screenshoots and trailers head over to http://astroboid.com/p/astralia.html
Astroboid is an independent game studio of one.