Star Control Summary
Stardock announced Star Control: Origins today. Star Control: Origins is a sci-fi action/adventure game with RPG elements set in the future where the player is the captain of Earth’s first interstellar starship that explores a procedurally created galaxy.
Stardock's Star Control reboot will take place in a new continuity, make heavy use of community created content
CEO Brad Wardell has penned a that reveals a few details about the studio's in-development Star Control game, a prequel to the classic action/strategy title.
Well, technically it's a prequel in that it takes place before the events of the first game, but Wardell reveals that the games actually takes place in a new continuity; it's “a reboot with a new story and new aliens” that doesn't impact on the so-called 'Ur-Quan' continuity of the original games.
Oxide Games' mouth-watering tech demonstration of their new proprietary engine has finally reached Steam in the form of the Star Swarm Benchmark. It uses both AMD's Mantle and DirectX.
Up to 10k units can be on screen in a mighty space fleet battle between two AIs, with each starship individually acquiring targets. It's time to give the Nitrous engine a whirl.
Brad Wardellinterest in Star Control for a long time, and yesterday announced that his company Stardock the rights to the IP in an auction held by Atari.