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  “Heavy Rain Meets Mass Effect” as Giant Spacekat Launches Kickstarter for “Revolution 60” for iPad Today
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08/01/2013
 


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Boston, Massachusetts -- July 31, 2013 -- Independent mobile development studio, Giant Spacekat, today launched a Kickstarter to secure funding for the upcoming, highly intuitive iPad title, Revolution 60. Revolution 60 places players in the role of Holiday, a trained assassin working with a team to save the planet from a devastating nuclear war. The 30 day Kickstarter campaign begins today with the team at Giant Spacekat looking to raise a minimum of $5000.00 to complete development and add more polish to the game. Supporters of the project can get involved by pledging as little as $10 at: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/spacekat/bring-revolution-60-to-pc-and-mac ;

Revolution 60 is a complex cinematic experience, where story and choice are paramount, as players make moral choices that decide the fate of heroine Holiday. Influenced heavily by classic TV shows such as 24, as it does to anime and game changing interactive entertainment classics Heavy Rain and Mass Effect, Revolution 60 tell a short intense story built around touch controls ”, said Brianna Wu, Head of Development at Giant Spacekat, “A successful Kickstarter campaign will allow the Giant Spacekat team to complete development and polish the game so that we can give every scene - each with countless details in music, models, voice acting and animation - compelling, emotional resonance”.

Years in the future, in Revolution 60 an American orbital weapons platform has drifted off course, threatening an international incident. Chessboard, a special ops group led by an artificial intelligence, has tasked a team to rendezvous with the station and regain control. In this crucial mission players are cast as Holiday, a Chessboard assassin who must decide if her loyalty is to her friends or to the mission. Featuring an all female cast starring anime legends Amanda Winn-Lee and Marieve Herrington, players undertake a series of missions, and make difficult moral choices that have significant effects on the game outcome so that every ending is different.

Revolution 60 is a story of intense character conflict where the main character lives or dies based on the player’s choices. Featuring some of the most complex animation on iOS to date, including full facial animation using Unreal, Revolution 60 also features intuitive, fluid combat, optimized for touch screen. Featuring detailed animations using the Unreal engine and gameplay that is accessible to the casual iOS user as well as mechanics suited to hardcore players.  

Visit the Revolution 60 website: http://www.revolution60.com/