The lights are on
Alex Seropian earned his pedigree by co-founding Bungie and now he’s trying something new: a mobile shooter. Today, his new studio, Industrial Toys announced its first game: Morning Star. Morning Star is a complete reimagining of the sci-fi shooter, designed from the ground up for touch.
Slated for a Spring 2013 release, Morningstar takes place 120 years into the future aboard the MSRV-Joplin, a research vessel researching a signal originating from inside the solar system. The ship, which just happens to be decked out with top-of-the-line weaponry, is transported across the universe to take place in a war that's not their own.
Tim Harris, a designer at Industrial Toys wrote on its website asking for input throughout the development process via social media, “Our totally unreasonable goal is to completely change the expectations core gamers have for their mobile games, and with that comes a bunch of dialogue about what we’re doing and whether it’s gonna work or not.”
Morningstar will also take full advantage of advanced mobile hardware, as it runs the Unreal Engine and will have graphic effects like high-definition shadows and HDR lighting. For more on Morningstar, check out the trailer below.
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they always go to mobile devices... -_-
The rifle the character is holding is eerily similar to the AR from Halo of the FN2000 from real life.
It's a shame his talent will be wasted in the mobile market...
Is it me or does the alien look like the Vorcha from the mass effect series? lol
idk about this.........
meh I'm not overly impressed
Sounds interesting. I will definitely be keeping my eye on this moving forward.
You've got to be kidding me...
Is it just me or have I heard all of these sound effects before? It's like across movies and video games, there's some great warehouse of sound-clips that everybody borrows from hoping that the player or audience doesn't notice. I mean, they get the job done but it gets to be a distraction if I keep hearing the same bleeps, bloops, whooshes, and explosions over and over. Oh, and the game looks OK but nothing like "shooter reimagined".
Aw no consoles?
hmmm. i dunno... try maybe.