August 23, 2011
The game to which AppSpy claimed "its execution is almost flawless and perfectly suited for all iDevices", Touch Arcade called "99¢ of pure awesome", and which was a finalist in 7 categories in the 2010 Best App Ever Awards, including Best App, just got better.
Game Homepage: http://celsiusgs.com/rednova/
The Story So Far
Red Nova Episode 1: First Contact
While on a routine mission to test a number of prototype fighters destined to replace the Earth Colonial Fleet's aging Starhawk, the ECS Red Nova, your carrier, comes across an unknown alien fleet preparing to stage a sneak attack on the human colonies!
In order to give the Red Nova a chance to escape and warn the rest of the fleet you have volunteered to attack the aliens head-on. With a choice of any of the fighters on deck, you have to use your wits, your guns, and your ample supply of homing missiles to survive for as long as you can!Red Nova Episode 2: Mercy
The alien invasion of the human colonies has begun!
Reports are coming in that a massive alien mothership has begun an assault on the shipyards at Gamma Crucis, a mere 88 light years from Earth. It has disabled the fleet there and without your help the crew of those ships will meet an untimely end!
While the Red Nova occupies the mothership you must use your skill to pilot the Raven heavy transport against the fighter onslaught launched by the mothership. After repelling each wave of enemy ships you will have to pick up and transport the crew from their ships to the Red Nova.
- Universal app for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad
- Game Center leaderboards
- Retina Display graphics
- 4 scaling difficulty levels
- 5 playable ships (Episode 1)
- 7 different enemies
- 5 power-ups
- Dynamic camera zooms in when things get intense
- iOS Controller: use an iPhone or iPod Touch to control Red Nova on an iPad wirelessly
- Dynamic touch controls for faster reaction times; no more hunting for fixed virtual buttons when it counts
About Celsius Game Studios:
Celsius Game Studios is the game development studio created by Colin Walsh in 2009 to realize his long-held dream of creating and selling his own games. It has produced the 3D match-3 puzzler Chromodyne and the critically acclaimed space shooter Red Nova. It currently develops games for Apple's App Store but hopes to one day branch out and deliver games for multiple platforms including PC, Mac, and consoles.
Press Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
iTunes Store App Link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/red-nova/id389775715?mt=8