Sunlight Games Brings Gold Rush! Anniversary to Google Play and Amazon Appstore

Sunlight Games Brings Gold Rush! Anniversary to Google Play and Amazon Appstore

Mar 11, 2015

If you’re a fan of the 80s hit game Gold Rush!, you’re in for a treat: a remade version — called Gold Rush! Anniversary — is now available for Android OS users now.

In 1988, Rush appeared with Gold! in one of the most comprehensive adventure games of the 1980s. Now, the fondly remembered game, Gold Rush! has been developed anew, to today’s highest standards. No aspect of modern gaming has been overlooked. You can experience the famous California Gold Rush with high-resolution graphics, speech synthesis, a superb sound track and modern user interface features. Optimized game-flow will enhance your traveling and interactions with other characters of the period.

Gold Rush! takes you back to the year 1849, when gold was discovered in California. It was certainly one of the most exciting times in American history. Gold Rush! includes the three routes tens of thousands took to the gold regions. Become Jerrod Wilson and experience each trek as you travel from New York to California.
Whichever route you decide to take, you will see many historical sights. Try going overland across the Great Plains and huge mountain ranges, crossing the Isthmus of Panama, or rounding Cape Horn on the tip of South America. If you survive and arrive at Sutter’s Fort, the adventure is still only half over! Many other puzzles remain to be solved before you achieve your goals in California.

• Far more than 130 pre-rendered images and animated scenes
• Three different approaches
• High quality voices in English, texts in English and German
• New recorded music
• Subtitles in English or German (Point & Click!)
• Optimized quests, dead-ends and random-dies
• New intelligent Point&Click control, optimized for touch!

The game is available now for $4.99 on Google Play and Amazon Appstore.

Gold Rush Sim 1849 Receives Silver-Themed Expansion Pack

Gold Rush Sim 1849 Receives Silver-Themed Expansion Pack

Sep 18, 2014

1849, a simulation game based on the Gold Rush of the 19th Century, has just received a new expansion pack. The new pack, named Nevada Silver, expands the game on a different prospecting track.

About 1849: Nevada Silver
The original 1849 puts players in the well-worn boots of a true forty-niner — building, managing, and mining twenty towns clustered in California’s iconic Gold Country. Story mode challenges players to complete self-contained scenarios, while an endless Sandbox mode invites marathon open-ended play.*

The new 1849: Nevada Silver expansion pack carries the simulation into neighboring Nevada to present six challenging new scenarios set during the Comstock Silver Rush, ten years after the Gold Rush kicked off in California. With trains moving goods between distant cities, steam-powered mills boosting production, and more complex mining processes yielding deeply hidden riches, 1849: Nevada Silver expands on 1849’s addictive gameplay to provide even more challenge on a bustling new frontier.

*At launch, the mobile versions of 1849 only had Story mode. Sandbox mode has since been added in a free update, meaning both Story and Sandbox mode are now included on all platforms.

The game itself is available for $4.99; the expansion pack is an extra $1.99 via in-app purchase.

1849 by SomaSim Hopes to Strike it Rich in the Gold Rush on Android

1849 by SomaSim Hopes to Strike it Rich in the Gold Rush on Android

Feb 19, 2014

SomaSim has announced their new simulation game, 1849, which will bring the days of the Gold Rush to Android tablets along with a variety of other platforms. Mine for gold, build a city, and strike it rich! And don’t worry, core gamers – this is more in the vein of SimCity than Farmville, with a campaign mode and an endless sandbox. Check out a trailer and screenshots below. A beta version for PC and Mac is available now as well.