Stock Exchanges Rally as Space Trader is Released
November 14, 2008
The Trading Bell has Rung!
Meridian4 and Hermitworks Entertainment Corporation are pleased to announce that their Trading Sim/FPS game; Space Trader – Merchant Marine has shipped and is now available at retail stores and on most online distribution channels.
"We at Meridian4 are so pleased that Space Trader was able to go into retail. With shrinking shelf space for PC, we are glad to see that an independent title can still sell at the brick and mortars.” said Andy Sher, CEO of Meridian4. "Space Trader is already garnering respect from the press and gamers alike and we hope that we can increase its community of fans throughout North America.”
About Space Trader
In the far future, humanity is ruled by The Ministry of Accounts, an oppressive bureaucracy that tracks, records and taxes every transaction of daily life. From the depths of Red Tape, a new breed of marketeer arises to challenge the authority and make a profit: the Space Trader is born!
As a Trader, you will attempt to amass a fortune beyond your wildest imagination, buying and selling commodities and taking up arms against the oppressors or even accepting bounty missions, hunting down crime bosses and their thugs.
Trader Campaign: Start as a rookie trader and earn your way to Master Trader using shrewd trades, back alley deals, bribes, a well placed bullet and more through a challenging 5-level single-player campaign.
Three Ways to Challenge: Master your trading skills in three unique challenge missions; Moon Madness, Free Trade and Red Eye Trader.
From Iron Ore to Organs: Turn misfortune to profit. Buy low, sell high. Over 40 different commodities to supply the demand.
Have Ship, Will Travel: Visit seven planetary locations, their moons and stops along the way and interact with over 100 characters.
Conflict Builds Character: Using an assortment of unique weapons, bring dozens of crime bosses to justice and turn a tidy profit.
Competitive Cooperative: Challenge your friends and family, not just your peers over LAN or Internet. Working together has never been so competitive!