1C Company has released Space Rangers HD: A War Apart
, and the space
combat remake is now available through digital distribution, with a retail boxed
edition to follow. Here's the story:
Space Rangers HD: A War Apart
remasters and enhances the world of the cult Space Rangers 2. The game was
developed by the SNK-Games team in close cooperation with fans of the series.
New story branch, upgrades, equipment, planetary battles and famous text
adventures expand the boundaries of the already lush universe of the game in
every direction, roughly doubling the game content.
The game has also received a major technical overhaul to for seamless
compatibility with modern OSes. Game art was reworked to support display
resolutions of up to 1920×1200 and planetary battles employ modern render
Space Rangers HD: A War Apart takes place in 3300AD. Our galaxy is invaded by
the Dominators, combat robots that come under the influence of an alien
technology. Players find themselves in a living, breathing world where they can
engage in multiple activities: fight in space and hyperspace, trade, accomplish
government missions, liberate planets from the Dominators in 3D RTS battles and
complete text adventures leading to unique plot twists and rewards. The game
ending is not set and players may find a victory of either side at the end –
anybody can live the life of a pirate as well as that of a hero. All player
actions affect what kind of place the Galaxy will be at the end.