In all the talk of graphical downgrades no one seems much preoccupied with 'why?'. Why build something and then proceed to tear it down, piece by piece, in the hope that ever more diminished expectations about the final product won't be severe enough to...
Laughing Jackal, the developer of OMG-Z, Cubixx HD and the PlayStation conversions of Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson’s Fighting Fantasy series, have revealed - following hints on their Facebook and Twitter pages - the name of their latest PlayStation Mini as being Orbit, and provided us with the following teaser:
“Help Doc, the Institute of Space Research Institute’s last remaining astronaut, as he explores the Solar System in as many different space “ships” as the ISRI can cobble together.
You’ll need to survey the gas giant Jupiter, probe the blackest depths of Uranus and collect all the gold ore you can find to fill Prof’s bank account, err... I mean revive the failing space program. To aid you, Prof has planned out upgrades for 8 of your ships to help separate you from your cash, err... sorry, I mean to improve your flight capabilities, enabling you to circumnavigate all the planets of the Solar System before travelling further into the universe.”
Laughing Jackal have also promised to give more information from their secret documents as soon as the IRSI declassifies them.