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Homeworld Touch - (by teamPixel, LLC)[Universal]

01-25-2013, 12:47 AM
#1
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,623
Homeworld Touch - (by teamPixel, LLC)[Universal]



Fleet Command needs your help...


13 years ago, one of the most legendary sci-fi games was released, and the space RTS genre took a giant leap forward in innovation and fun. Yet, somehow, nearly 10 years later, fans are still waiting for the next installment of the Homeworld franchise. We here at teamPixel, LLC are tired of waiting for the next Homeworld game and would like to rally fans together to bring the franchise back. The THQ bankruptcy has given all of us a massive opportunity to put Homeworld back in the hands of gamers. teamPixel respectfully requests the support of Homeworld fans everywhere in helping us raise funds to acquire the Homeworld franchise from THQ during their bankruptcy. With the franchise in hand, we would be able to pursue 3 initiatives for reviving the series:
  • Homeworld on GoG.com and Steam. Easier access for old and new fans alike!
  • Homeworld Touch - A legendary game with a modernized interface!
  • Homeworld 3. Enough said.
  • Interested? Read on to learn what we want to do for fans and how you can help out!




http://www.indiegogo.com/save-homeworld

Last edited by Sanuku; 01-25-2013 at 12:50 AM.
01-25-2013, 02:29 AM
#2
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 364
Alright, HW was/is my all-time favourite RTS.
I'm not sure about the iOS/Android versions, could be a unit management nightmare. Here's hope they'll prove me wrong, so I'll keep an eye on it.

Oh, and HW3 is also a possibility? Now I'm listening..

01-25-2013, 11:35 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 10
All i want to say is: Oh my god...& Good luck!
01-25-2013, 12:20 PM
#4
You wrote "Homeword", I thought this was a word game xD

Amazing game!! I loved them, so an iOS Homeworld would be really nice.
01-25-2013, 04:49 PM
#5
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 11,623
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrunchyGamer View Post
You wrote "Homeword", I thought this was a word game xD

Amazing game!! I loved them, so an iOS Homeworld would be really nice.
Thanks for the hint. Still need to get used to the new iMac Keyboard
01-25-2013, 05:21 PM
#6
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 2,349
Holy hell, totally unexpected but awesome news

Edit: Actually I would love the Relic guys to acquire their own IP, especially now they're in house with Creative Assembly. A Homeworld Wars would be sweet.

BUT as far as iOS goes, obtaining the rights for these guys would be cool too.

Last edited by september; 01-25-2013 at 08:05 PM.