Leeuwarden, The Netherlands – October 16, 2009 – Players can finally blow off some steam, as Heron: Steam Machine has launched simultaneously on WiiWare and the iPhone! The WiiWare version is now available for all European gamers at the price of 500 Wii Points. The iPhone & iPod Touch version can be downloaded by everyone around the world for $0.99 or €0.79.
Heron: Steam Machine is a game about a factory where rubber duckies are being produced by a large steam engine. On this steam engine, there are four different gauges which you will have to watch carefully.
These gauges represent steam, electricity, water and oil. When the gauges start to rise, you will have to connect a pipe with the color corresponding with the gauge. By connecting the pipes, you will earn points and relieve some of the pressure, keeping the machine running just a little bit longer! If one of the gauges reaches it’s maximum, the machine will eventually blow up, and the game is over.
In multiplayer, which is only available in the WiiWare version, you are able to cooperate with friends in maintaining the steam machine. When you play with two, three or four players, the screen is divided into sections with different background colors. Each player is able to solve his or her own part of the puzzle, so you will have to work together to make the pipes fit properly!