“Star Shipping Inc.” Now Available for Android, and for free on iOS devices
Explore and Trade Across the Galaxy in the Exciting Outer Space Strategy Game
TEL-AVIV, Israel – May 16, 2011 – To celebrate the launch of “Star Shipping Inc.” on the Android platform, Corbomite Games today announced that the space strategy game “Star Shipping Inc.” is also be available for free on iOS devices.
“Star Shipping Inc.” is now available for Android, bringing the game to more players beyond its current platforms, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, PC, and online through the browser. Players can get the game through the Google Android Market or at:
“Star Shipping has been a top 10 strategy and puzzle game on the iOS platform in many countries and has garnered great reviews from the media and players,” said Oded Sharon, CEO of Corbomite Games. “Star Shipping Inc. is an addictive space game with simple strategic gameplay and high production values, making it ideal for strategy gamers who want to enjoy a casual game anywhere.”
The goal of Star Shipping is to become the richest captain in the galaxy by trading commodities between new and existing planets, while working for the intergalactic space trading company “Star Shipping Inc.” Since space travel between planets is unpredictable, players encounter multiple types of enemies like space pirates, monsters and other alien life forms. You can choose between flying solo or by hiring defense drones to help protect your cargo. In-game news at the end of each turn dramatically affects the next turn’s outcome as well as random events that occur during travel which make players think twice before taking chances, while increasing the fun as the game progresses.
“Star Shipping reached top 10 best strategy and puzzle game in the iOS App Store in many countries and has gathered great reviews by the members of the media and players,” said Oded Sharon, CEO of Corbomite Games. “I’m looking forward to see Android users engaging in our addictive little space game. Star Shipping has very simple strategic gameplay with high production values, making it ideal for strategy gamers who want to enjoy some ‘no-pressure” casual game time this season.”
About Star Shipping
Star Shipping offers players challenges that don’t rely on their ability to hit stuff on the screen, and doesn’t require them to be completely focused on the game at all times. Instead, they can play at their own pace, and use economy planning skills and intellect to trade various commodities between stars and climb up the score ladder as they accomplish the goal of becoming the richest space captain in the galaxy. Star Shipping includes an in-game store where you can buy upgrades to your ship in order to increase performance and get higher scores, scoring and ranking systems, leaderboards, achievements, challenges and more.
In the high resolution version of the game, there is significantly more content, and players will see even more beautiful space backdrops, planets, aliens, nebulae, space ships, items and characters. The game also includes unique features for each platform, for example, the accelerometer is used on the iPhone and iPad, and the mouse is used on PC and Mac.
For more information on Star Shipping, please visit: http://starshipping.corbomitegames.com
About Corbomite Games
Founded in 2006, Corbomite Games is a game development studio focusing on episodic adventure games. Corbomite employs an ace team of industry veterans, including Israeli comics creator and celebrity Uri Fink. A team of talented writers, artists and software engineers with years of experience in computer and role playing games, rounds out the production staff. Corbomite Games currently has two episodic comedy adventure game series in production, “Pizza Morgana” and “Zbang”, an Action-adventure game called “Heavenly Hell” and recently added a third series, “Knights in Shining Armor” to its games portfolio. The studio is led by Oded Sharon, an experienced game maker with a passion for adventure games, music-based games, RPGs and MMOs. For more information, on Corbomite Games, follow the company on Twitter @corbomite or visit: http://corbomitegames.com
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International Digital Entertainment Agency