Ceres: "Asteroids on steroids" for PSP. This is an original homebrew PSP game is very similar to the Asteroids arcade game, but has expanded 3D effects for
the ship and asteroids. Ceres is the largest asteroid (or dwarf planet) in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. This game is very fast paced. Ceres for PSP is "donation-ware". If you like this program, HOLD DOWN LEFT TRIGGER BUTTON to register and support my efforts!
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In the late 21st century, the world's supply of oil to run the economies of the
nations ran out. All the major plant and animal life from the extinct past that provided the
carbon for the deep pockets of oil and coal had been converted and recycled into energy to
run the engines of transportation and machinery. There were no new pockets of fuel to be
found. Emergency reserves of oil were dwindling and being siphoned off for strategic military
purposes only. The conversion to using solar energy had been slow and frought with difficulties.
Nuclear power plant solutions were using up the last reserves of enriched plutonium and uranium, and the
waste by-products were creating more and more enemies of nuclear energy proponents. There were less and
less sources of energy to be found. Many wars were fought to hoard energy sources and keep economies
of various nations stable. Many nations fell and were at the disposal of a few that directly or
indirectly controlled the supply.
By the 22nd century, new sources of energy were being investigated to fuel the daily needs.
Converted solar, wind, and water flow energy only met partial consumption needs. Natural gas,
liquid, and solid chemicals that were combustible or provided a catalyst to energy production were
being considered, but sometimes they took more energy to create than they produced. Bacteria and
organisms were made that produced energy by-products by eating supplied chemicals. Experiments with
these bio-energy yielded some success to the extent that mining for these chemicals became the
In the 23rd century, it was found that naturally occuring chemicals on other planets and asteroids
provided another source of supply. Large quantities of naturally occuring methane and hydrogen were
being mined on planets and shipped home at less cost than producing them on earth. New sources
of nuclear fuel were also found and these events started a rush to the planets and asteroids.
With this rush came the colonization of other planets and to a small extent large asteroids like
Ceres in the asteroids belt. From Ceres to the planets and the other stars. However, small floating
asteroids caused major damage to fast moving space vehicles. Destroying these space rocks became in
effect an important job before any major mining or colonization mission. The first of these asteroid
destroying tasks came when the first colonization and mining of asteroid Ceres commenced.
Thus in this game Ceres, your mission is to first destroy these floating asteroids during missions to
other asteroids, planets, and stars. Along the way you will meet other competitors that try to shoot
you down in the lawlessness of space.