Cargo Commander - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Graham Smith)

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Cargo Commander [official site] is a 2D action game about exploring procedural space wrecks, collecting the valuable materials that sit inside, and returning to your own ship to escape before everything gets sucked into a black hole. That sounds fun enough, but it was full of neat details that make it stick in my memory years later. … [visit site to read more]

Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Jim Rossignol)

Randomly generated action platform Cargo Commander looks excellent, and mad. In it you “travel through the vast reaches of wormhole-filled space salvaging priceless cargo from alien infested containers.” The levels – interconnected cargo containers floating in space – are destructible, so you blast your way around the platformy environments as you collect the loot and defeat antagonists. There’s some extraordinary zero-G and camera rotation stuff going on here, as you can see in the trailer, below. Cargo Commander came out just yesterday for $10, and it’s a shame it doesn’t have a demo. (more…)

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