FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
25th May, 2010
ENGLAND, UK, 25TH MAY 2010: Having recently announced a full redevelopment of its flagship title Galaxy on Fire 2, celebrated Hamburg-based developer FISHLABS has teamed up with creative writing specialist, Pure Square Go, to handle the redevelopment of the game’s epic sci-fi storyline.
“From the start it has been very important for us that Galaxy on Fire 2 becomes the premium title in the iPhone and iPad’s sci-fi adventure realm, and we are therefore putting every aspect of its development under the microscope,” says Michael Schade, CEO of FISHLABS Entertainment.“The story is an essential part of the experience, so it’s vital that it receives as much attention as every other aspect of the Galaxy on Fire 2 iPhone and iPad adaptation.”
The game follows the continuing story of heroic adventurer Keith T. Maxwell, who is thrown into the future after a hyperdrive malfunction. The galaxy is now facing a new threat as an unknown enemy uses wormhole technology to raid surrounding systems.
Old friends and new allies come to Keith’s aid as he takes on this powerful threat, and all new scenes will be added to the iPhone and iPad adaptation to further enrich the game’s grand story.
“FISHLABS created a great character in Keith T. Maxwell, and established a fertile mythology in the galaxy he explores,” says Pure Square Go co-founder Spanner Spencer.“Our challenge as the writers on Galaxy on Fire 2 is to tell Keith’s action-packed story through the gameplay as well as through in-game dialogue and scripting, and bring that rich, galactic mythology to life. We want to create a narrative that’s as entertaining as Galaxy on Fire 2’s outstanding gameplay.”
Galaxy on Fire 2 is currently in its alpha build for iPhone, iPad and high-definition Nokia devices and is scheduled for launch towards the end of 2010.
FISHLABS specialises in 3D mobile games development on iPhone, iPad, Nokia, Android smartphones and J2ME (Java). The company’s successful brands include the award-winning titles Galaxy on Fire™, DEEP™, Blades&Magic™, Rally Master Pro™, and Snowboard Hero™.
FISHLABS is also known for extremely successful ad games on iPhone for clients like Volkswagen and Barclaycard, having dominated the App Store download charts in almost every country for weeks. To date, FISHLABS’ iPhone games have generated more than 24 million downloads.
For more information visit www.fishlabs.net.
ABOUT PURE SQUARE GO
Pure Square Go was established to provide professional writing services for the games industry with a strong focus on narrative design, character development and narratively informed gameplay mechanics.
Pure Square Go draws its talent from creative writers of multiple disciplines, from screenwriting to game design consultation. It counts Electronic Arts, Chillingo and FISHLABS among its roster of clients and boasts accredited membership of the Sci-Fi&Fantasy Writers of America.
For more information:
Tel: (+44) 7913 148613
Contact: Spanner Spencer
Tel: (+44) 7913 148613