Atlas Rising, the latest No Man’s Sky patch, promised players “increased biome variety and rare exotic biomes.” Over the weekend, intrepid space adventurers have started to get a taste of what these strange new lands look like in action.
Prey isn’t afraid to ask the big questions, like what happens if you fire a Nerf crossbow into the side of a space station in zero-g?
NASA had some big news this past week. No, it wasn’t aliens. It was the next best thing: the discovery of seven new “Earth-sized exoplanets,” a few of which could be hospitable to life. Now, it turns out that Elite: Dangerous actually predicted the existence of the TRAPPIST-1 star system where they’re located.
Elite: Dangerous warps to PlayStation 4 in 2017. Slated for a second quarter release, the PS4 version of Frontier Developments’ popular space sim will come with all expansions to date, the Horizons season pass and additional control options that take advantage of the Dual Shock 4 touch pad.
Osiris: New Dawn is a space exploration game out in Early Access on Steam. It’s a vast but unfortunately tedious take on the survival genre. There’s a lot of potential but a long way to go if the game wants to dominate the field.
After more than a decade spent slowly building a tight-knit community of paying customers, science fiction MMO EVE Online is ready to open the free-to-play floodgates. With the introduction of Clone States in November’s big update, everybody can play EVE Online for free.
The planets in No Man’s Sky are so vast, that one player has spent 30 hours adventuring on his starter planet. It’s amazing.
If you have followed the path of the Atlas in No Man’s Sky, you may already be carrying a few Atlas Stones. While the game never really tells you what to DO with Atlas Stones, we now know what the deal is. (Some spoilers ahead.)
A recently-released Star Citizen video demonstrates the game’s upcoming procedurally-generated planet system by zooming out from the pupil of a pilot all the way into space.
“I’ll never get to do this but here,” remarked an awe-struck father, as tears rolled down his face.
Over the years, humanity has sent a number of people into space to explore and document the far heavens. We’ve seen pictures, videos, and accounts from people that have been to space. But it’s still pretty difficult to imagine life out there, isn’t it?
Starfighter: Eclipse may sound like a title for a run-of-the-mill sci-fi game involving spaceships, but don’t let the name fool you. It’s actually way steamier than that.
Some people play gigantic space game Elite: Dangerous to lead humble, (relatively) ordinary space lives. They do missions, make deliveries, and decorate their cockpits with silly little bobbleheads. Then there's The Great Expedition.
Made by Tim Goddard and Andrew Hamilton, the colonized LEGO planet of Panduro is huge, full of little trucks, spaceships, multiple monorails and fully automated trains.
The Humble Bundle has been branching out from just games for a bit now, but today they have 89 comics available if you pay at least $15.
Lots of people who are eagerly anticipating Star Citizen are already messing about inside the currently playable slices of the hotly anticipated next game from the creator of Wing Commander. But other people are not. If you're one of the latter, then take a look at the game in action.
There was a total lunar eclipse just now. The blood moon! And boy, did it look amazing.
Elon Musk has been labeled as somewhat of a real-life Tony Stark. He's founded future-facing companies like Tesla Motors and SpaceX, and seems genuinely dedicated to help humanity with advanced technology. Now, he's set his eyes on Mars, and he's thinking big.
Ever since I learned how inaccurate Star Wars battles really were, I've been thinking about how off the entire Star Wars universe is. I get it, in a place where people have telekinetic powers and can shoot lightning from their fingers; you can't exactly expect things to line up with… well, physics. When I started…