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Unstoppable Gorg™ at Gamescom: First Screenshots of New Tower Defense Game with an Orbital Twist (PC, XBLA, iPad)
AUGUST 23, 2011 – Futuremark Games Studio and Headup Games proudly presented Unstoppable Gorg, a thrilling new space defense game, to assembled journalists at the Gamescom international games fair last week. For the world's press unable to attend, the studio has declassified and published new screenshots and gameplay details demonstrating the game's innovative mechanics.
Unstoppable Gorg is a thrilling space defense game inspired by vintage sci-fi films from the 1940s and 50s. The game builds on the core tower defense mechanics that fans love while breaking the genre's conventions to create a more interactive and exciting experience.
Unique orbital layout
Unstoppable Gorg does away with the XY grid layout used in other tower defense games. Instead, a level typically has a space station in the middle surrounded by a number of orbital rings on which you place your satellites. This orbital layout is unique to Unstoppable Gorg.
You can move your towers
Unlike other tower defense games, in Unstoppable Gorg you can move your satellites even after you place them by rotating the orbits. This ability lets you react to each new wave, repositioning each ring of satellites to create the best defense against each attack. Rotating an orbit is as easy as dragging your mouse or finger and makes the game much more interactive than other tower defense games.
PREPARING FOR INVASION – NEW DEV DIARY
Futuremark Games Studio has started a series of dev diary postings on the Unstoppable Gorg forum. The first in the series covers preparing for Gamescom, key design decisions and screenshots taken from the Gamescom demo. Check back regularly to follow the game's development, interact with the devs and see the latest screens, concept art and more. http://bit.ly/preparingforinvasion
WIN AN UNSTOPPABLE GORG POSTER SIGNED BY THE DEV TEAM
Futuremark Games Studio is giving away a signed print of its awesome Gamescom poster on the Unstoppable Gorg Facebook page. For details visit http://www.facebook.com/unstoppablegorg
ABOUT UNSTOPPABLE GORG
Unstoppable Gorg, a thrilling space defense game inspired by vintage sci-fi, will be available on PC, Xbox LIVE Arcade and iPad. The game is developed by Futuremark Games Studio and published by Headup Games.
"It's War!" newsreel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9PFTpIend0
• PROTECT our solar system from the Gorg in a thrilling space defense game
• SATELLITES in orbit replace the towers and grid layout used in other TD games
• MOVE satellites around their orbits to create the best defense for each wave
• GLORIOUS 3D graphics for added impact, not a sprite in sight
• AUTHENTIC homage to the sci-fi films of the 1940s and 50s
Unstoppable Gorg, a thrilling space defense game inspired by vintage sci-fi
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