Smartmelon Games have released their self-published sci-fi narrative, Lightracer Spark, on Steam for PC. This sequel is all new intergalactic adventure of advanced civilizations in the universe.
Launching in 2021on mobile devices, Lightracer Spark‘s predecessor Lightracer Ignition has seen 5.5 million players from around the world. The game won Best Mobile Game at IndiePlay China 2020.
We’re very excited about bringing Lightracer Spark to PC and can’t wait for sci-fi fans to experience the full saga, as the demo offered just a small glimpse of the expansive story. The whole team is highly passionate about science-fiction therefore Lightracer Ignition as well Lightracer Spark is our team’s love letter to sci-fi works such as Blade Runner, Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets, Cyberpunk, The Matrix and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
Dequan Zheng, CEO of Smartmelon Games
Gameplay is a mix of several genres: visual novel, management sim, and RPG. Players are put in the role of an advanced being called the Amender who has descended to various extraterrestrial worlds. As this being, players must make choices to guide these various civilizations to prosperity or to stagnation.
Strength is accumulated through these decisions. Players will try to break through time and space as they journey towards the center of the universe while gaining an understanding of the rise and fall of all civilizations.
Set on the planet Originum, layers will manipulate territory and build celestial projects around the world. Through resource management and landscape influence, players will greatly affect how the planet’s inhabitants evolve and progress.
Besides guiding the evolution of a single planet, players can make deals with highly advanced civilizations. Using a technology called World Switching, players can travel to the center of the universe and confront powerful civilizations who are capable of affecting the very laws of nature.
Lightracer Spark Release Details
Lightracer Spark is available on Windows PC via Steam for $12.99 / £10.99 / €12.79. A 10% launch week discount is available until April 19, 2023. For more information visit the Lightracer Spark Steam product page.
Publisher and Developer Information
Smartmelon Games (@SmartmelonGames Twitter) is a developer, self-publisher and VR content provider. Based in Shenzhen, China, the company has a young and talented team with its core members having a rich experience in game design and development from Tencent and NetEase. The company’s portfolio includes Lightracer: Ignition, Lightracer Spark, Trillionaire Inc., Trillionaire Inc 2., Interworlds VR, Sisyphus’ s Toy House, and Band Space.