PRLog - Sep. 9, 2011 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Gainesville, Florida, September 9, 2011 - New game studio opened by veteran game developers Dave Loyd, Dwayne Knight, and Jonathan Hagewood in Gainesville, Florida.
Six Shooter Games was formed after Ignition Entertainment Florida closed in November 2010. The founders opened their first office in June 2011, bringing in other ex-Ignition developers to work on two separate projects. Their debut game, Sprocket Junkie, is scheduled for release this fall on iPhone and iPad. The company has launched a Kickstarter project (http://www.kickstarter.com/
Sprocket Junkie is an intense action racing game for iOS devices (e.g. iPhone, iPod Touch 4). It is a “spiritual successor” to the 1996 PC game Rocket Jockey.
In Sprocket Junkie, Players battle riding atop giant rocket engines, using grapple hooks to take down opponents and make hairpin turns. Players choose from many characters, customizable engines and accessories to compete in several fast-paced single-player and multi-player modes.
“The lights come on, scoreboards are lit all around, and the anticipation is
greeted by the first collision of man, rocket, and harpoon. The Tournament has begun.”