Exciting Simulations signed agreements with Iceberg Interactive BV and PMDG Simulations LLC for publishing on CD and distributing the first-class and popular Space Shuttle Mission Simulator in Europe and North America, respectively. The special edition boxed versions will bear the name "Space Shuttle Mission Simulator: The Collector's Edition" or "SSMS: TCE".
While Iceberg Interactive BV and PMDG Simulations LLC will distribute the CD version, Exciting Simulations will continue to distribute the downloadable version in English.
Iceberg Interactive will distribute the CD box in Europe through their on-line shop and local retailers. The European version will also be sold in the local markets in French and German. The localization will include in-game text, manuals and user interface. In the US and Canada, PMGD Simulations will publish and distribute the CD box through a variety of retailers.
Space Shuttle Mission Simulator: The Collector's Edition – Key Features
- Perform mission procedures: rotate knobs, press buttons, control the General Purpose Computer and manually guide the Shuttle to a safe landing
- Perform historical missions of various levels of difficulty, from STS-1 (the maiden flight), through secret DoD missions, and up to the recent ISS missions
- Experience the liftoff shakes and engines roar from the pilot's seat
The package includes:
- TrueEarth Global Satellite Imagery - licensed from TerraMetrics Inc. These are the same textures used by Google Earth.
- Magnificently rendered Space Shuttle 3D virtual cockpit, Shuttle, International Space Station, Hubble, satellites
- Launch Control, Mission Control, Shuttle and Astronauts audio smart communications
- Three difficulty modes
- First Person View, including Space Walks
- TrackIR Support in 3D Virtual Cockpit and first person view during EVA
- Multiple-Monitor support for Matrox TripleHead2Go(tm) and Nvidia nView
- Native support for Vuzix iWear VR920 Stereoscopic goggles + head tracking
For more information, visit: www.space-shuttle-mission.com.
Exciting Simulations, an entertainment brand of Simsquared Ltd, is a leading developer of professional Virtual Reality Simulation applications. Its customers include the US Coast Guard, US NAVY, Thales Group, NATO, Lockheed Martin, Textron Defense Systems and Elbit Systems, among others.
Iceberg Interactive is a leading videogame publisher with offices in selected European countries. The company is among the market leaders for the following genres for PC: simulators, action games and adventure.
PMDG Simulations is a retail distributor for top quality simulation products to national and local software retailers throughout North America.
You can download the demo here.