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Take on Mars  



Rover simulator Take On Mars headed to Steam Early Access


2:00 PM on 07.18.2013



Arma and DayZ Standalone studio Bohemia Interactive is working on a new simulation game called Take On Mars that looks like a perfect example of what makes PC gaming so appealing. The fact that it exists and will in all likelihood go on to be successful just warms my heart. I had somehow completely missed the original announcement, but that's okay -- this new video has the debut gameplay footage, so I'm not too far behind here.

Take On Mars has been confirmed for an initial release on Steam Early Access starting August 1, 2013. Bohemia also has the price locked down -- it'll be $12.99 / €9.99 for this work-in-progress version. Gameplay is broken down into three components: a mode in which you're operating from a space agency, one with direct, on-the-ground control of rovers, and an editor with full mod support. Oh, that's the magic phrase right there.








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11:00 AM on 09.18.2013
Take On Mars gets a free update and Steam Trading Cards

Take On Mars, the Mars rover simulator currently available on Steam Early Access, is getting a free update on October 3, adding two new locations to explore as well as updated features including "Dynamic Weather System." I'm ...more



6:15 PM on 08.01.2013
Take On Mars lands on Steam Early Access

Last month, we heard that Bohemia Interactive's Mars exploration simulation Take On Mars would be coming to Steam Early Access today. They were not lying; it is now available to purchase for $12.99 on Steam. The player acts ...more



9:15 PM on 06.11.2013
Arma dev Bohemia Interactive making Mars Rover sim

Bohemia Interactive, the developer behind the Arma series and the popular DayZ mod, have announced that they are working on a Mars Rover sim called Take On Mars. Players will be able drive around the surface of the red plane...more




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