April 7, 2017 - Risen Games has released its first game on Steam, Stardrift Nomads, available for PC and Mac.
Scramble the fighters! Pirates and asteroids are inbound and threaten to destroy your home, a drifting colony of nomads wandering space with no particular destination. Survival is harsh on the frontier, you must redirect or destroy huge space rocks, vaporize pirates who would see the Colony dismantled for parts, and collect what scrap you can to power your engines and press on in this endless journey into the void.
Stardrift Nomads brings a new take to the dual-stick shmup genre by incorporating tower defense elements, class customization, and a robust wave generation system to make for a frantic scramble for survival. Three unique classes, each with their own sets of interchangeable abilities, equipment, and towers, allow you to choose how the game is played. Build and upgrade towers to create an impenetrable defense for your Colony, or drop all your cash on ship upgrades and abilities to become the alpha starfighter.
Stardrift Nomads utilizes Steam features so users can easily play together via network multiplayer and supports up to 8 players at a time. Round up your friends and see how long you can survive in the drifts of space! For more information please visit www.stardriftnomads.com
Stardrift Nomads is currently available on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/381250/
Press Info: Press kit with screenshots and trailers available at http://stardriftnomads.com/press/sheet.php?p=stardrift_nomads
PC: Windows 7/8/10, 2.2 GHz Intel® Core™ 2 Duo / AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 3800+, 4 GB RAM, NVIDIA® GeForce® 6800 GT @ 512MB / ATI® Radeon™ X1900XT @ 512MB or better, DirectX ver 11, Broadband Internet, and 2 GB available space
Mac: 10.9.5 (Maverick), 10.10.5 (Yosemite), 10.11.6 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), 2.2 GHz Intel® Core™ 2 Duo (Dual-Core), 4 GB RAM, ATI Radeon HD 3870 / NVIDIA 330M / Intel HD 4000, Broadband Internet, 2 GB available space
Risen Games, is an independent developer of PC, Mac, and mobile games with members spread across the United States and Australia. Founded in the final days of 2012, we create retro-inspired games for all ages. Stardrift Nomads is the second release for our company and the first on Steam. For more information on Risen Games please visit us at www.risen-games.com