In the wake of NASA successfully landing a robot rover on Mars recently, you might be wondering what happened to the NASA-themed MMO titled Astronaut: Moon, Mars and Beyond
. The first thing that's happened to it is that the project has been retitled Starlite
. Project Whitecard Studios Inc
. hopes the new name will be less cumbersome and also provide a better idea of what the game is about at a glance.
Development has progressed on the game as well, with a beta expected to begin sometime before the end of 2012. Prospective players can experience the game on mobile devices and browsers to minimize barriers to entry. If you're interested in a game focused on the technical side of space travel and exploring to the boundary of our solar system, keep a close watch for news on the upcoming beta.
[Source: Project Whitecard Studios Inc. press release]