Firebase Industries Ltd. is proud to announce that on Friday, January 20th and Saturday, January 21st of 2012, 100% of the net revenue from Firebase Industries’ Xbox Live Indie Game, Orbitron: Revolution will go to support the British Columbia Cancer Agency through the BC Cancer Foundation’s Ride to Conquer Cancer event.
Firebase Industries Ltd. is hoping to raise $5,000 over two days to help support a five person, friends and family, cycling team dedicated to completing the Ride to Conquer Cancer. All funds collected by and for the team directly supports research at the British Columbia Cancer Agency.
The 200 mile ride takes cyclists on a two day journey (June 16th and 17th of 2012) between two metropolitan video game development hotbeds: Vancouver and Seattle. Last year 2879 cyclists entered in the event and raised a record $11.1 million for cancer research
Orbitron: Revolution for Xbox 360 is priced at 240 Microsoft Points which is approximately US$3.00 and the net revenue from each copy sold is approximately US$2.00. To reach our goal of $5,000, we have to sell at least 2500 copies of the game over the two day period.
We are counting on your kind and generous support!
Orbitron: Revolution is a classic styled 2.5d scrolling shoot em up for the Xbox 360. The game has been
developed on the Microsoft XNA 4.0 platform using Synapse Gaming’s Sunburn 2.0 rendering engine. Orbitron: Revolution was entered into Microsoft’s Dream Build Play 2011 competition where it took a spot with the top 20 semi finalists from more than 200 game entries.
Orbitron: Revolution features 3 game modes:
Countdown – a wave based score attack mode that has the player racing against the clock to score as many points as they are able within a three minute time limit. Players build up points by shooting enemy droids as quickly as they can to increase their multiplier. Players need to use action strategy and choose when to release their power abilities as well as target certain enemies for maximum enemy destruction.
Guardian – protect the four Sector Ports around the Orbitron ring from laser drilling attack droids. Each Sector Port has a numeric health associated with it and when three of the four Sector Ports are destroyed the Orbitron Ring explodes.
Extra Mode – survive as long as possible with a single ship against an ever increasing spawn of enemy droids.
Full Instant Replay system for use in Countdown Mode. Players may fast forward, rewind, pause, and even select five different camera positions to view and track the action.
Ship Select where the player may choose between two visually different space craft.
Xbox Live Gold Members can add and compare their scores with others using the online high scoreboards.