Sure, we may only be making a modest game, but we still fall victim to misadventure. The guts of the 1.8 release has been about Internationalisation and replacing the Help slideshow with a tutorial mission but everything just ends up taking longer than we expect. This happens because of many factors, but usually because of little unforseen bugs, or requirements that we realise are really necessary.
We may have found some to contribute to a French translation, but Spanish is a bit up in the air at the moment.
In other news, it seems that Mobile Assault is list on Ten One Designs website. They make the Fling accessory for iPad, which is tactile thumb stick/nub which is ideal for shooters such as ours. Turns out Mobile Assault works quite well with this accessory, so check them out at http://tenonedesign.com/fling