Source Studio Announces ProtoGalaxy Demo Available on Steam

For Immediate Release                                                                                              

December 6, 2010

St. John’s, Canada– Source Studio has released a demo for their space shooter game, ProtoGalaxy, on Steam for the PC. The demo is available at http://store.steampowered.com/app/60600. ProtoGalaxy is a multi-genre, independent game that features arcade action, smart puzzles and space exploration with a built-in level editor.

In ProtoGalaxy, up to four players can team up, configure their ship and upgrade their weapons in order to defend earth from powerful alien invaders. Throughout the game, players brave fierce battles, solve challenging puzzles, and explore the far reaches of the galaxy in order to end the attacks and rebuild a home for the survivors.

“ProtoGalaxy is an action game, but it has growing appeal with arcade and shooter fans,” said Alex Brown, CEO and founder of Source Studio. “The game includes a built-in editor which allows players to easily create entirely new levels. Players can share their creations online and download other people’s levels for endless game play,” Brown added.

Game features:

·         Level editor to create new galaxies

·         Single and multi-player mode (up to 4 players)

·         Array of weapon choice

·         Ship customization with large selection of parts

·         Use physics to solve problems

·         Save progress online and play from anywhere

Pricing and availability:

ProtoGalaxy can be purchased from Steam for $9.99.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/60600    

Screenshots:

http://www.sourcestudio.ca/proto_gallery.php

YouTube trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_RwsKVdOxA           

Online demo:

http://store.steampowered.com/app/60600   

Reviews:

http://gameinterface.net/?p=15706

http://pc.mmgn.com/Reviews/ProtoGalaxy-Review

About Source Studio

Source Studio Ltd. is an independent game developer, based in St. John’s, Canada. The company was founded in 2007 by three graduates of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Bachelor of Engineering program. In 2008, the company was accepted into Memorial University's Genesis Centre,    an incubator for high growth technology companies. For more information, go to www.sourcestudio.ca.

About Steam

With over 2.5 million active users daily, Steam is one of the most popular downloadable game services for the PC. In addition to offering one of the best online game stores with one of the largest gamer communities, Steam also provides developers with Steamworks. Through Steamworks, ProtoGalaxy includes a variety of challenging achievements and improved online gaming. For more information, go to http://store.steampowered.com

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Contacts:

Andrew Tobin                                                             Libby Carew              

Source Studio,            Business Development                        Source Studio, Public Relations

andrew@sourcestudio.ca                                            libby@sourcestudio.ca

709.864.6201                                                              709.237.0329  


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