New release trailer
And some details from the Iceberg site. http://www.iceberg-games.com/index.php?dispatch=news.list although no date for the physical version of the game yet.
Haarlem, The Netherlands â€“ 11 September 2014 â€“ A year after entering Steamâ€™s Early Access program, space sim/ RPG favourite Starpoint Gemini 2 is nearing completion. To mark this, a new cinematic trailer has been released today, featuring a spectacular raid in deep space. Check it out now on the Iceberg Youtube Channel or download it here.
Developer Little Green Men Games will also push another big update for the game on Friday 12 September, which includes the Steam Big Picture feature. With full controller support, Big Picture mode will let gamers kick back and enjoy the game on the biggest screen in house.
Other update highlights include:
â€¢ ADDED: Full controller support making the game fully playable in Steam Big Picture mode
â€¢ UPDATE: Based on feedback, drop rate of blueprints is increased in all instances
â€¢ UPDATED: Nebulas optimized some more. More specifically, when inside a nebula, other nebulas are not rendered
â€¢ ADDED: Artefacts can now be collected from special structures scattered around Gemini
â€¢ ADDED: Another optimization pass focused mostly on sector-to-sector streaming
â€¢ ADDED: Music now changes to combat music when fighting ensues
â€¢ ADDED: Twin suns now shine over Gemini from its center (will be further graphically improved)
Starpoint Gemini 2 is currently in Beta Stage on Steamâ€™s Early Access program and available here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/236150
About Starpoint Gemini 2
The sequel to Starpoint Gemini is a tactical space simulator with tons of RPG depth! Players will captain their own space ship and roam the galaxy in 3D - space has never looked so inviting - but images can betray... It has been two years since the end of the second Gemini war, and the situation in the war-torn system is further from resolution than ever before.
â€¢ Complex, but easy-to-use RPG system, now coupled with dynamic real-time 3D combat.
â€¢ Explore the dynamic game world as a whole, rather than through individual maps.
â€¢ Use T-Gates, wormholes and rift ways to travel faster around the Gemini System .
â€¢ Fifty diverse factions ranging from states and companies to outlaws, locked in a power struggle, with over 100 commodities to trade or plunder.
â€¢ Special revocable licenses acquired from factions offer various bonuses and unlock new options.
â€¢ Hire mercenary captains to follow you on your travels and share your fate, and employ officers to fill key positions on your ship (engineering, navigation, tactical).
â€¢ Random missions get generated depending on the playerâ€™s actions and allegiances.
â€¢ Over 70 unique ships, fully upgradeable with various ship systems, with, amongst other things, visible turrets, and a large arsenal of heavy weapons to blast enemies to pieces.
â€¢ Direct ship controls create complete immersion.
â€¢ Advanced physics provided by NVIDIA PhysX technology
â€¢ Enables modding through Steam Workshop