Satellite Assault – iOS Arcade Game released

Montreuil, France – Michael Ryssen today is pleased to announce the release of Satellite Assault 1.0 for iOS. Your goal is to survive in a deadly asteroid field by creating chain reactions to destroy them.

You only have your particle shield and your laser to defend yourself. If a rock hits your shield, it will explode and disable your shield. The shield will then slowly recharge itself. Attention, each time you fire a laser blast, you will lose 1 unit of shield. On the contrary, if you wait long enough without firing laser, your systems will be overloaded, which will give you access to the powerful ionised shield and lasers.

Objects destroyed by ionised systems will generate 3 deadly ionised fragments which can destroy other objects in a chain reaction pattern. The deeper the object is in the chain level, the more points it will give you.

If you take too much time to die, Zaadiq ship may appear, trying to destroy you quickly with its powerful protonic laser. You can control your ship by tilting your iDevice (using the gyroscope or the accelerometer for older iDevices), or by using the touch screen.

Most features of iOS 4.x are supported:
* Retina display
* Gyroscope controls (accelerometer fallback)
* Fast task switching
* Game Center (Openfeint also)
* Powerfull OpenGL-ES 2.0 3D graphics engine (GL-ES 1.1 for older devices)

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch or iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 22.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Satellite Assault 1.0 is only $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Michael Ryssen (aka Kokak) is a veteran engineer in the video game industry. As a hobby, he developed the firsts OpenGL ports of Doom, Heretic and Hexen, in the late 90’s. In 2007 and 2008, he was nominated and finalist for the “Best PocketPC software awards” for his OpenGL-ES ports of Doom and Heretic for Windows Mobile. “Stacker 3D” and “Nuguee Rising” were his first iPhone games. Copyright (C) 2011 Michael Ryssen. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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