Rogue Star

First Rogue Star gameplay shows off space combat and trading indie game

Former Fable developer James Duncan has released the first gameplay video for Rogue Star, the iOS space combat and trading indie game.

Duncan, who worked on Fable 2 and Fable 3 before quitting Microsoft-owned developer Lionhead to start up his own studio, RedBreast, told Eurogamer Rogue Star will release on iPhone at some point in the spring. An iPad version will follow, then, potentially, an Android version.

Duncan's mission with Rogue Star was to re-ignite interest in the space combat and trading genre. Since its reveal last year, the genre has enjoyed a revival of sorts, with Chris Roberts' Star Citizen and David Braben's Elite: Dangerous both securing successful crowdfunding drives.

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Former Fable developer unveils Rogue Star

Former Fable developer unveils Rogue Star

Hopes to revive space combat and trading genre.

Former Fable developer James Duncan has unveiled his new iOS game, Rogue Star.

Duncan, who worked on Fable 2 and Fable 3 before quitting Microsoft-owned developer Lionhead to start up his own studio, RedBreast, hopes Rogue Star will re-ignite interest in the "much missed" space combat and trading genre. You play a pilot, and fight and trade.

We spoke to Duncan in October last year, and he told us he hoped his new game would appeal to fans of illustrious classics such as Elite, Tie Fighter, Red Baron and Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe.

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