Publisher Atari and developer Dreams Uncorporated have released the official gameplay trailer for Lunar Lander Beyond, the upcoming new game based on the 1979 arcade classic Lunar Lander. A limited demo will be available for PC via Steam from today at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET until October 16.
Here is an overview of the game, via Atari:
In Lunar Lander Beyond, assume the role of the captain of the Pegasus Corporation flight crew. Guide a crew of intrepid explorers, advisors, and state-of-the-art landers through a series of demanding missions. Soar through the cosmos delivering crucial cargo, extracting valuable resources, and conducting daring rescues across a celestial tapestry of enigmatic moons and captivating planets. When mysterious portals appear, you’ll find yourself on a collision course with sinister truths that lie unseen behind the fabric of the universe’s curtain.
Touting Dreams Uncorporated’s signature art style and a deep, narrative-rich storyline, Lunar Lander Beyond delivers a simulation-meets-adventure experience further modernized with precision gravity flier mechanics. The stakes are high and so is your altitude, but the call of duty is ever present as you navigate both the vast expanse of space as well as the complex relationships within your crew.
- Cosmic Artistry – Immerse yourself in Dreams Uncorporated’s opulent sci-fi vistas, meticulously crafted in their signature hand-drawn style.
- Celestial Quests – Embark on an interstellar odyssey, conquering 30 daring missions spanning five celestial bodies: Nueva Luna, Mars, Venus, Ganymede, and the enigmatic realm of Etimus.
- Fully Personalized – Forge your own destiny with a myriad of pilot options, featuring procedurally generated characters and unique attributes. Choose from four one-of-a-kind ships, and customize them with a selection of a dozen enhancements.
- Perilous Trials Await – Choose your destiny with four distinct difficulty tiers, where the highest, ‘Insane’, pushes the boundaries with the risk of permadeath – only the boldest dare tread this treacherous path.
- Preserve Your Sanity – Amidst the vastness of space, it’s imperative to maintain your mental fortitude. Beware of mounting stress levels, as they may usher in harrowing hallucinations and the onset of cosmic-induced madness!
Watch the trailer below.