FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Gloucestershire, England - February 5, 2009 - Pioneer was proudly released today by independent games studio ThePhorse. Pioneer is a top down, RPG, shoot em up game that takes the player on an engaging journey through unknown space. Players will find themselves conversing with fascinating characters and fighting intense battles to protect the galaxy and to uncover the secrets that it holds.
"I'm both happy and sad to see it finished, " said Andy Yates, designer and programmer of Pioneer, "but ultimately I'm proud to see it in its final state. It's great to see people enjoy it so much!” ThePhorse have been developing Pioneer for over a year - joining the team half way through was head artist Jim Jansen who said, "This seemed like a great opportunity and I’m glad I took it! I think we can be proud of the final product"
Pioneer has an extensive demo available which showcases the first of the 3 acts that make up the whole game. This can be downloaded from the following link: http://www.thephorse.net/pioneer/download.html
The official Pioneer site is http://www.thephorse.net/pioneer
ThePhorse is mostly a one-man band, Andy Yates, who is based in Gloucestershire, England. He prefers to work on games that he would play rather than what's popular at the time.
A press pack with more information can be downloaded at: