We are really exicted to announce that Cliff Harris has finally finished polishing the latest iteration of Gratuitous Space Battles 2, ready for open beta. When we saw the alpha build at EGX 2014 we was blown away by the sheer amount of detail, fun and stratergy involved with GSB2. OliPicard reports on why you should consider taking a closer look at the Open Beta.
Who is Cliff?
We had the pleasure of talking to Cliff Harris (The founder of Positech Games), Cliff (also known as Cliffski on twitter)is highly talented soul programmer of Gratuitous Space Battles 2 and has built games from the ground up (engine included.) with such highly acclaimed games as Demoncary series, Gratuitous Space Battles and Gratuitous Tank Battles have given us at SciFiVG many hours of fun.
What is Grauitious Space Battles 2?
When developong Grauitious Space Battles Cliffsky wanted to create a huge real time space battle stratergy game that allowed you to be a command and cause as much carnage as possible without the conseqences of other types of stratergy/massively multiplayer games.
GSB2 Includes the following new features.
- Multiple Screen Support, Imagine having this game on multiple screens!
- Mod Support with CSV files included.
- A bunch more ships!
- Designer Ships (Build your own awesome unique ships.)
- A brand new engine featuring full technicolor support
Now in open beta
The open beta is now live, you can enter the beta and get access to the beta client along with a steam key for £16.50 (not including VAT) over at http://www.gratuitousspacebattles2.com/register.html
Platforms: PC (Steam)
Release Date: 2015
Publisher: Positech Games
Developer: Positech Games
Follow the developer over on twitter: @CliffSki