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TRAXION: Gravity is a harsh mistress!

06-17-2012, 06:08 AM
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TRAXION: Gravity is a harsh mistress!

Hi all,

I'm opening this thread to let you know about our upcoming game, TRAXION.

TRAXION is a sci-fi themed cave flyer in the tradition of games such as "Thrust", "Oids" or "Gravity Crash".

In the game, you take the role of a daring starship pilot, embarking on a series of break-neck mission in outer space. You must navigate your ship through the caves of dangerous alien planets and find the valuable crystals hidden there. These you must tow back to the planet surface using your ship's tractor beam. This isn't easy because enemy patrol ships and all kinds of hostile alien creatures are after you.

What makes this game cooler than other titles of this genre, is that we use physics everywhere in the game. Gravity (and also anti-gravity) is of course a key element, but on top of that all objects in the game world are also completely subject to physics. This allows us to create all kinds of interesting situations and challenges. Every level has a certain puzzle in it that you must solve, and most of them are based around physics.

As you explore the alien environments and vast cave systems, you will find all kinds of contraptions, such as switches, explosive charges, forcefields and various pieces of alien machinery that you can use to your advantage.

Each planet also has a rather terrifying boss fight at the end.

The controls are designed to be as simple and intuitive as possible. Use one finger to navigate your ship, and a second finger to control the laser gun. It all feels very natural; there are no on-screen buttons to get in the way.

We have some screenshots up here:


A video with in-game footage is in the works and will be out shortly.

We hope to have the game out in a couple of weeks. Currently putting the final touches on and eliminating some bugs. Mac version will be first, shortly followed by iOS and later maybe other platforms.

This is our first game for Apple devices. We hope you will find it interesting and worth checking out. Please let us know your feedback and comments!


Gustaf Stechmann
The Games Foundation

Last edited by gus; 06-17-2012 at 06:12 AM.
06-17-2012, 04:39 PM
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pics look interesting
10-06-2012, 02:49 AM
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Official Trailer

Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that our new trailer is out:

Youtube link | Pop Up

HD version is here:


We also have a Facebook page now, come and "like" it to get all the latest information:


Last edited by gus; 01-23-2013 at 03:14 AM.