Indie Retro News: MARS – A new C64 game from Sputnik Planet, a mission to MARS!


C64 owners you could possibly have felt a small bit left out nowadays with all that Amiga and C16/Plus/four news going on, but be concerned not! As thanks to a hearty heads up from Psytronik Software program, they have announced a brand new game coming to the C64 named ‘MARS’. Yes certainly it really is time for the C64 to shine, as in this upcoming game from Sputnik Planet, set 50 years immediately after man 1st set foot on the moon, you have to take a bold new leap to take a look at that major red planet, the planet MARS!

According to the game description, you are the mission commander and you have eight of the very best international space engineers in your crew. It is up to you to maintain the overall health of your crew as steady as doable for the duration of the mission to the mighty red planet.  You have to concern commands to your crew with crew members obtainable for diverse tasks, whilst maintaining an eye on your power levels and the status of your crew to attain Mars. Beware it wont be simple having said that, as there will be complications, and you are going to have to face and resolve these as the mission progresses! Will you be profitable or will you die a horrible death in the void of space?

** CREDITS ** 

  • Coding: Raúl ‘Rulas International’ Morán
  • Graphics: Domingo ‘Almighty God’ Álvarez
  • Music: Manuel ‘Barón Ashler’ Gómez
  • Coding Assist: Daniele ‘Ready’ Redivo
  • Coding Assist: Daniel ‘Laddh’ González
  • Cover Art: Trevor ‘Smila’ Storey
  • Extra Art: Gara
  • Packaging style: Kenz

** Capabilities ** 

  • • Eight crew members to command 
  • • Detailed mission screens
  • • Atmospheric soundtracks
  • • Tense gameplay against the clock
  • • Contains each English &amp Spanish versions   
  • • SD2IEC compatible 

The COLLECTOR’S EDITION will be presented in a beautiful glossy box with complete colour artwork on all sides. The box will include the game on disk, instruction manual, artwork poster, badge, keyring + extra bonus goodies!
The PREMIUM PLUS DISK EDITION of the game will be presented on a five.25″ floppy disk with complete colour double-sided artwork in a clear plastic disk case.
The Price range DISK EDITION will function a five.25″ floppy disk presented in a complete colour glossy disk-sleeve with a vinyl disk label and printed instruction manual.

The DIGITAL DOWNLOAD version will the complete game in .d64 format along with the user manual in .doc format.


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