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The UK's advertising board rules that No Man's Sky's marketing was not misleading

One of the most common allegations levied toward No Man's Sky in the weeks following its release was that the marketing campaign was misleading. People expected to find vibrant planets full of incredible wildlife. That turned out to be...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky advertising under investigation

Nearly two months after its launch, No Man's Sky can't seem to catch a break. Eurogamer has confirmed that the United Kingdom's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is launching an investigation into No Man's Sky's advertising af...   read

 
 
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Sony boss thinks No Man's Sky could have been marketed better

Eurogamer managed to catch up with Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida, who shared a few thoughts on the No Man's Sky debacle. Ever the optimist, he mentions multiple times that he's happy with the game itself and that...   read

 
 
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Well, that's one way to declutter waypoints in No Man's Sky

If you're playing No Man's Sky, you've probably gotten yourself into a situation where there are approximately far too many waypoints. So many, in fact, that you can't even see what they say. Maybe you kept scanning for transmission towers ...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky dev: '90% of crash issues' will be fixed in next PS4 patch

Hello Games has been hard at work trying to put out various fires since No Man's Sky launched two weeks ago, and it took to Twitter earlier today to update PS4 players on its status. Both the PS4 and PC versions have received multiple ...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky active userbase plummets on PC

While No Man's Sky seems to be a day-one success, especially by indie standards, everything that's happened after launch hasn't been all that promising. In addition to just about total radio silence from Hello Games about what happened to s...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky 'LowFlight' mod takes the game off the rails

No Man's Sky, as we talked about previously, is a fun chill little game, but over time you'll start to notice its blemishes. For instance, on-planet flight can feel really clunky, almost like an afterthought (having to refuel every minute b...   read

 
 
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Sony's refund policy under scrutiny after No Man's Sky launch

No Man's Sky couldn't have possibly lived up to the hype that was generated, even though it turned out pretty OK. But some consumers have experienced issues with low frame rate, crashes, or nausea, or simply feel as though they didn't ...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky update improves PS4 stability

If and when you boot up No Man's Sky today on PC or PlayStation 4, you'll be greeted with an update that brings the space-adventure title to version 1.04. Today's patch "improves stability + lots more" for PS4, and "adds support for more ha...   read

 
 
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Grab 15% off No Man's Sky for Steam, plus gamescom deals roundup

PC gamers waiting for a discount on No Man's Sky are in luck this week as GMG finally has a deal on the much-hyped title. Now that we are half-a-week after release for the PC, you can take 15% off the Steam copy of No Man's Sky once you log...   read

 
 


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No Man's Sky creator clarifies 'free DLC' comments

No Man's Sky, if anything, is starting to be remembered as a game that seemed to promise the world and gave us a little bit less (who didn't see this coming?). The latest shift comes by way of creator Sean Murray himself, who originally tal...   read

 
 
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What are your weirdest discoveries in No Man's Sky?

Have you heard of Occamsdex? It's a little feature the Dtoid community team has been doing of late where we basically tie down fellow community manager Occams and get him to interpret the origins and behaviors of Pokémon, monsters,&n...   read

 
 
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Internet compiles exhausting list of features 'missing' from No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky is hugely popular and, depending on who you ask, a neat Jules Verne-esque romp through space or an abject failure of procedurally-generated lies. I'm not sure where I sit because I admittedly got a bit bored and then got obse...   read

 
 
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Alright, let's talk about No Man's Sky

Well, shit. Everyone's talking about No Man's Sky. Every website has a million No Man's Sky articles up (including us, admittedly), all the social media sites are filled with interesting No Man's Sky pictures and videos -- so many...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: No Man's Sky

When the PC version of No Man's Sky got delayed, I was very sad. I've been anticipating this game for a long time. I've been a fan of Hello Games ever since Joe Danger. Both games in that franchise are brilliant and I've poured dozens ...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky is one of the biggest PC games of the year in spite of its issues

So uh, No Man's Sky is selling pretty well on PC, and unlike the fairly closed system from Sony, it's much easier to track. Steam Stats is reporting that 212,620 people have been playing the game concurrently today -- for reference, XCOM 2&...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky released on PC today, but can your rig run it?

Three days late to the party, PC players are finally able to explore the functionally-infinite universe of No Man's Sky. Well, that is if their rigs are up to the task. Ignoring that most people have some sort of issues with the PC version ...   read

 
 
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PSA: The No Man's Sky PC port is having widespread issues

Another day, another No Man's Sky controversy. The PC port is apparently in a rather abysmal state as there are widespread reports of crashes, frame rate issues, and other bugs. Popular YouTuber and Destructoid 'super fan' John Bain ak...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky team acknowledges a 'number of issues,' patch incoming

No Man's Sky is a massive game, and thus, it's susceptible to massive bugs. Hello Games acknowledges this fact in a blog post, noting that they've been tracking "a number of issues," and are already making strides to solve them. For st...   read

 
 
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PSA: You can walk even faster in No Man's Sky

It can take a while to get places in No Man's Sky, especially when you're hoofing it. While you can enhance your stamina to sprint longer (taking up a prized inventory slot), here is one simple trick culled from Reddit and tested myself tha...   read

 
 
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Review: No Man's Sky

The last time we checked in with No Man's Sky, I successfully repaired my ship, struggled with the inventory system, started to feel some fatigue from repeated elements of the random-generation algorithms, and was generally having a chill t...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky players have discovered over 10 million species, including your mom lol

The first-person No Man's Sky comes with a scanner that'll make Metroid Prime heads feel at home. Given that the functionally infinite amount of planets all have unique animal and plant life, there's a lot of crap to scan and discover. Last...   read

 
 
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PS4 Neo could 'fundamentally change' No Man's Sky

The new PlayStation 4 model Sony is likely announcing in September, currently referred to as "PS4 Neo," could affect the future of just-release No Man's Sky, Hello Games head Sean Murray told the Daily Star. While this fly's contrary to rep...   read

 
 
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Playing No Man's Sky? Why not listen to Destructoid's podcast too?

Minutes after I started No Man's Sky last night, I was tasked with finding a wealth of Heridium. The scanner pulled one up that was a six-minute walk. Off I went, collecting resources and analyzing animals along the way. Six minutes se...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky's PC debut probably won't be a midnight release

[Update: Steam has locked in a time it seems -- August 12, 1PM ET.] No more hype train -- No Man's Sky is out, and you can read a ton of impressions pieces and watch as many videos as you want on it to form your own educated opinion. On PS4...   read

 
 
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