MARS - A new C64 game from Sputnik World available to pre-order Jan 18th!


Already into the new year and the gaming news just keeps on coming. As thanks to a heads up from Psytronik Software, they have announced a new game coming to the C64 called 'MARS', which is also available to pre-order 18th Jan. Yes indeed it's time for the C64 to shine once more, as in this upcoming game from Sputnik World, set 50 years after man first set foot on the moon, you must take a bold new leap to visit that big red planet, the planet MARS!



According to the game description, you are the mission commander and you have eight of the best international space engineers in your crew. It is up to you to keep the health of your crew as stable as possible during the mission to the mighty red planet.  You must issue commands to your crew with crew members available for different tasks, while keeping an eye on your energy levels and the status of your crew to reach Mars. Beware it wont be easy however, as there will be problems, and you'll have to face and solve these as the mission progresses! Will you be successful 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 Help: Daniele 'Ready' Redivo
Coding Help: Daniel 'Laddh' González
Cover Art: Trevor 'Smila' Storey
Additional Art: Gara
Packaging design: Kenz

** FEATURES ** 
• Eight crew members to command
• Detailed mission screens
• Atmospheric soundtracks
• Tense gameplay against the clock
• Includes both English & Spanish versions 
• SD2IEC compatible

The COLLECTOR'S EDITION will be presented in a gorgeous glossy box with full colour artwork on all sides. The box will contain the game on disk, instruction manual, artwork poster, badge, keyring + more bonus goodies!

The PREMIUM PLUS DISK EDITION of the game will be presented on a 5.25" floppy disk with full colour double-sided artwork in a clear plastic disk case.

The BUDGET DISK EDITION will feature a 5.25" floppy disk presented in a full colour glossy disk-sleeve with a vinyl disk label and printed instruction manual.

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

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