AstroNest Goes Live on June 1st

 

Albert
Suh

408-910-9960

 

 AstroNest
goes live on June 1st

 

Check
out www.astronest.com!

 

After
two months of Beta testing, AstroNest has gone live with its
unveiling of its Expansion Server.  AstroNest is a free
web-based sci-fi strategy game that requires just a web browser
to play the game.  Currently, there are over 10,000 gamers
registered and generating about 5 million hits (web traffic) a
month.  There is also an Astro Community site where gamers come
together to share their thoughts and voice their opinions.

 

There
are two promotional events set for June 15th.  First is the
Great Planetary Artifact Hunt event where gamers combat to gain
control of certain planets that have prizes hidden in it. 
These prizes include the Palm V, DVD player, Sega Dreamcast, Digital
Camera, and more.  Secondly, AstroNest posters will be
distributed on a first come-first serve basis to the first 2500
gamers.

 

Some
unique game features include:

 

– Battle
and cooperate with 20,000 colonies to conquer the galaxy


No plug-ins or downloads, just a web browser is needed to play


Advanced graphics with a easy-to-use GUI


Persistent universe game that requires only 15-30 minutes a day to
play


Ability to design your own ships


Marketplace where gamers control the economy by bidding for
Commanders and exchanging minerals

-Extensive
help including a step-by-step walk-through, newbie manual,
intelligent advisers, and an online help system