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Tractor Beam for iOS gets Game Center

Jun 06, 2012 - California based Manufacturing Content today announces Tractor Beam 1.3000 for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch devices. Players guide an unarmed and stranded space ship through a field of asteroids by using the ship's tractor beam to singshot it among the debris, without the intent to destroy or conquer. The latest version of the retro arcade title features the addition of Game Center leader boards and also adds the ability for players to post their scores to their Twitter followers.


What Games Will Play Nice With iPad

Apr 03, 2010 - California based Manufacturing Content keeps it simple with Tractor Beam 1.11 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Intuitive touch controls make this retro arcade title a good fit for the new device, which shifts the playing field for many iPhone favorites. The unique Asteroids-inspired game can also be be played one-handed or on a tabletop, readily adapting to the new tablet's paradigm and offering the same compelling experience it provided on iPhone and iPod touch.


High Tech Nostalgia - Tractor Beam

Feb 01, 2010 - Manufacturing Content today released Tractor Beam 1.0 for iPhone and iPod Touch. The retro arcade title is part of the wave of lo-fi games released for the high tech multitouch platform. Tractor Beam combines the popular "swinging games" style of gameplay with the look of Atari's 'Asteroids', adding modern features like a dynamic ambient soundtrack. It is among the new wave of games embracing the latest technology but with a nod to the classic games of eras gone by.