Friday, 21 November 2014

Rising Star Games and Kraken Empire Release Award-winning "Kromaia" on Steam

Take revenge on the ancient gods and reveal the truth in this 360˚ free-roaming shoot-'em up game


Rising Star Games and Kraken Empire announce that highly-stylized shoot 'em up (shmup), Kromaia, is now available for download on Steam for PC.

Kromaia is an immersive journey that mixes technology and myth for an innovative gameplay experience. Players will feel like a small droplet of water in a vast, alien ocean as they explore new worlds protected by giant god-like guardians, filled with ancient temple ruins, and littered with puzzles to solve and treasures to collect.

A truly unique adventure, Kromaia's approach to gameplay looks to bring new life to the shmup genre.Providing players with full 360˚ freedom to fly, spin, and shoot changes the traditional style of arcade shmups significantly. Also, romaia's adaptive AI creates a special kind of emergent gameplay: one that changes variables like enemy speed and formations to offer something new depending on how the game is played. Combine this with several ultra-maneuverable Armors (pilotable ships/vessels), all with different attributes, and a wide range of ancient, alien worlds to explore, and you've got a game that changes the genre forever.



Kromaia Key Features
  • Experience one of the fastest and most agile shoot 'em ups to-date
  • Interact with hundreds of physical objects, like asteroids, ancient temple ruins, puzzles, treasure, and fight dozens of on-screen enemies at once
  • Highly destructible worlds with their own rules and law of physics
  • A truly unique graphical style, gameplay and immersive experience
  • Adaptive AI - Artificial intelligence based on independent simple brains that cooperate creating emergent behaviors
  • Pilot several different Armors, each with unique weapons, attributes, and philosophies
  • Multiple gameplay modes including "Story" and "Score Attack" - with more on the way
  • Four levels of difficulty to test players of all skill levels
  • Moddable content using plain text (XML) including levels, objects, weapons, player and AI units
3D Wire 2013 Best Indie Game winner and multi-award finalist, Kromaia blazed through Steam Greenlight with ease earlier this year, and with Kraken Empire reaching the end of the game's epic development cycle, it is now time for everyone to enjoy this must-have PC title! 




About Kraken Empire
Kraken Empire is an independent game development studio founded in 2010 by industry professionals sharing a simple, yet firm principle: the creation of quality entertainment based upon modern software engineering methodology. The two-man team is mainly interested in innovative and experimental gaming experiences focusing on gameplay, performance and, of course, fun. They also have a great passion for technologies being more and more present in today's applications, like physics simulation, which is the cornerstone of their current projects.

About Rising Star Games
Now in its 10th year of operating, Rising Star Games is a privately held video games publisher with a truly global reach. The company publishes video game entertainment across all significant games console platforms from Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and Steam. A line up of new product releases across 2014 and 2015 alongside an existing catalog of more than 100 gaming titles places the company at the very center of the markets.


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