Free Four-Part Story Lets Players Join The United Earth Coalition In Prequel to Carrier Command: Gaea Mission
LOS ANGELES - July 26, 2012 - Rising Star Games, Inc. today announced the availability of the first episode of Carrier Command: Recruits, a four-part episodic series of free mini-games that prelude to Carrier Command: Gaea Mission. Connected by an overarching storyline, Recruits challenges players to overcome puzzles and unlock secrets within the Carrier Command universe. Carrier Command: Recruits will also give players a chance to win a digital copy of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission.??
Carrier Command: Recruits has players take on the role of a Technical Analyst for the United Earth Coalition (UEC) -- the protagonist's faction. The story takes place right before the events of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission and requires players to unravel a mysterious plot by completing a diverse set of challenges. The first episode, Head Hunting, takes players through a UEC recruitment session.
"This mini-games-series jumps in as an entertaining and free initiative to give people an early taste of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission's atmosphere," said Korneel van 't Land, brand and PR manager at Bohemia Interactive, developer of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission. "This mini-game-series will help build excitement leading up to Carrier Command: Gaea Mission's launch, and we can't wait for fans to check it out."
Players who complete an episode and share their progress on Facebook or Twitter before August 20 will have a chance to win one out of five digital copies (Windows PC) of Carrier Command: Gaea Mission, and are guaranteed access to the beta.
The first episode of Carrier Command: Recruits is now available at www.carriercommand.com/recruits. The remaining three episodes will be released over the next few weeks with the final episode being available on August 9.
About Carrier Command: Gaea Mission
Based on a groundbreaking 80s classic, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission takes place on the breathtaking planetoid Taurus and revolves around the conflict between the Asian Pacific Alliance and the United Earth Coalition. The game floats a refreshing combination of 1st/3rd-person action - letting players take instant and direct control of any unit at any time - with real-time strategy elements, like commanding units, managing resources and customizing equipment. In command of an armed vehicle carrier, players will traverse the seas to engage in free-roaming combat and establish a strategic network of island bases for mining, manufacturing and defense. The game is scheduled for a Windows PC and Xbox 360? release in Q3 2012.
About Rising Star Games
Rising Star Games is a video games publisher for Microsoft Xbox 360™, Nintendo 3DS™, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo Wii™, Sony PlayStation 3™ and Sony PlayStation Portable™. Rising Star Games is now in its eighth year of trading and has published nearly 100 titles. Our portfolio in PAL territories includes popular franchises and original gaming properties such as BIT.TRIP, Harvest Moon, Little King's Story, No More Heroes and THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII. In January 2012, Rising Star Games opened an operation in California, USA, which will publish titles for the American and Canadian markets, bringing decades of combined experience, unique knowledge and a genuine passion for interactive entertainment to a larger Western audience.
For more information, please visit www.risingstargames.com
About Bohemia Interactive
Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio which is primarily known for its award-winning mil-sim Arma series, starting with Arma: Cold War Assault. Bohemia Interactive is also the proud developer of the recently released Take On Helicopters and the upcoming Carrier Command: Gaea Mission and Arma 3. More information about Bohemia Interactive is available at www.bistudio.com.