Flashback To 1996: Escape Velocity Re-Released For OS X

Ambrosia Software, Inc. has re-released Escape Velocity and Escape Velocity Override. Escape Velocity is a space action/rpg game designed to destroy tedium with laser fire. The re-release brings the EV original to OS X. According to Ambrosia Software:

Ambrosia Software, Inc. announced today the re-release of their original, classic epic space game, Escape Velocity and itis sequel EV: Override. The difference? They are now native for Mac OS X.

Ported by Ambrosia, w00tWare and Michael Judkins, the re-releases run through the improved game engine of EV: Nova; you can now join the rebellion on Mac OS X or battle the Voinians on Windows, all the while benefit from the advances, additions and refinements of Novais engine.

Lovingly hand-crafted by programmer Matt Burch, Escape Velocity offers a rich and open-ended environment that evolves as you play. Over a hundred worlds occupy the galaxy, each with its own technology, alliances, and commodities. As you earn credits and gain fame, Confederation peace keepers and Rebel patriots struggle for power, leaving you in the middle.

You can find more information about the Escape Velocity re-release at the at the Ambrosia Software, Inc. Web site. The games are available free for registered EV Nova customers.