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PlayStation VR is getting an X-Wing experience

During Sony's E3 2016 press conference, we got an all-too-brief glimpse at Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission, a thing I'd very much like to plaster in front of my eyeballs even if it's just for a single excursion. PlayStation VR laun...   read

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House of the Dying Sun is a promising new space shooter

You might remember House of the Dying Sun from Patrick's list of the "top 33 indie games to look for in 2016 (or 2017, or 2018)" back when the space shooter was still known as Enemy Starfighter. It has earned positive buzz as something fan...   read

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No Man's Sky launch bumped up a couple of days in the UK

I'm sure many of you have heard that No Man's Sky is targeting August 9 in North America, August 10 in Europe, and August 12 in the UK given the fuss surrounding the recent delay. Forget that last date! There's a slight change. According to...   read

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No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky moved to August 2016

Earlier this week, there were rumblings that No Man's Sky would miss its June 21, 2016 release date. Kotaku had it on good authority that the space exploration game might not make it out until August, much to the chagrin of eager fans. As c...   read

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Stellaris is a record-breaker for Paradox Interactive

Paradox is off to a fantastic start with Stellaris. The grand strategy sci-fi game drew in 68,000 simultaneous players on its first day, surpassing Cities: Skylines, the company's previous record-holder for most concurrent players at launch...   read

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I'm still down for Space Pirates and Zombies 2

It has been two years since I last heard about Space Pirates and Zombies 2, but the space-exploration game is nearly ready for Early Access, and I still think its concept of a post-apocalyptic galaxy with hundreds of AI captains out there d...   read

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Stellaris pre-order deals now available with Galaxy Editions in tow

Update 4/15: New and better 25 percent off code available. Prices updated below. If you were like some of us and thought the upcoming sole focus for Paradox Interactive was Hearts of Iron IV, you were wrong. In fact, come May 9 (before HOI4...   read

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Space 'walking simulator' Adr1ft gets another trailer before lift off

Adr1ft tells the story of an astronaut floating through a destroyed space station with no memory of what happened or how she got there. Adam Orth conceived the game in 2013 after he resigned from Microsoft, having made controversial c...   read

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The Long Journey Home makes a good first impression

Now this is intriguing. Daedalic Entertainment West is trying its hand at space adventuring with The Long Journey Home, an upcoming game inspired by Starflight and Star Control II that has players fighting the odds to get back to Earth aft...   read

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Battlefleet: Gothic Armada is holding the Space Marines for early adopters

Battlefleet: Gothic Armada is a real-time strategy game in which sprawling Warhammer 40,000 ships blow each other to smithereens. As previewed in today's narrative trailer, there's a story, too! I'm typically not a big fan of animated seque...   read

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Review: Rebel Galaxy

I've heard people say space is an ocean. I've also heard it called the wild west of the future. With a background track of dirty butt-rock, a cast of colorful miscreants, and a movement system that feels more like steering a fully-rigged sh...   read

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Star Citizen mad money

Space epic Star Citizen hits $100 million in crowdfunding

The ambitious, multi-faceted space epic Star Citizen has hit a hell of a new milestone, crossing $100 million in crowdfunding. The project was just at $50 million one year and two months ago. A year before that, it sat at $15 million. Anoth...   read

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Did the Star Citizen trailer at the Game Awards restore anyone's faith?

I'm a lapsed believer. Two years ago, I was all about Star Citizen. You would have been hard pressed to find someone more excited by the idea of a galaxy spanning rough and tumble space sim than me (well, maybe those crazy people who went o...   read

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Warhammer 40K

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada brings out the Orks

I'm starting to run out of intelligible things to say about Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, but even if I did have fresh insights, I'd be too preoccupied by these screenshots to share them. Good lord is this game pretty. Today, it's finally the...   read

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No Man's Sky takes flight in June 2016

Sean Murray didn't lie. No Man's Sky didn't release today like some people thought it would. But, now we know when it will launch. That's June 2016. Mark your calendars. Apart from that nugget of information, we got another good looki...   read

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No Man's Sky

No, No Man's Sky ain't coming out tomorrow

We could make a million articles about which games don't release this week. Fallout 4 does not release this week (but very soon, nonetheless). Persona 5 does not release this week. Half-Life 3 does not release this week. See?...   read

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$92 million space game gets Luke Skywalker, more Hollywood actors

Star Citizen, the massively crowd-funded, ambitious space game, has seen a rough patch this year of missed release windows and a more recent lawsuit threats against a media outlet, but there's also a video game in development in them there...   read

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Faster Than Light OST

The fantastic FTL soundtrack is on vinyl

My favorite modern game soundtrack belongs to Dustforce, but Ben Prunty's celebrated music for FTL: Faster Than Light isn't far behind. Time and time again, these albums have helped calm me down when there were just too many things fighting...   read

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Finally, some Battlefleet Gothic gameplay

We've seen impressive stills from Tindalos and Focus Home's Battlefleet Gothic: Armada but no gameplay footage up until now. The Unreal Engine 4-powered real-time strategy title looks fantastic in motion, too. After hearing about all of tho...   read

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Xbox One

Elite: Dangerous has a release date for Xbox One

Xbox One owners, soon you will be able to fly expensive ships through the stars, seeing huge amounts of time and money be destroyed the second you bump into the wrong enemy. Yes, Elite: Dangerous is coming to Xbox One, and the game finally ...   read

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Kerbal Space Program targets Xbox One

I wouldn't want to play Kerbal Space Program on a console, but I am deeply interested to see how the silly (and also super serious) space flight sim controls with a gamepad. It's headed to PlayStation 4 and, as announced this week, Xbox One...   read

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Star Citizen unrest

Some contributors to Star Citizen's $87.6 million funding are demanding refunds

The insanely funded space game Star Citizen has been offering refunds to players following constant delays and brewing disenchantment. Its executive producer recently quit the project, the first-person shooter mode was delayed multiple time...   read

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Review: RymdResa

"Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space." - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy H...   read

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Elite: Dangerous gets Horizons expansion, planetary landings

Time to kick the tires, Commanders. Frontier Developments, they who run premier space-trucking sim Elite: Dangerous, just announced Horizons, the next expansion for the game. Due to open on PC and Xbox One this year, Horizons is ...   read

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Into the Stars is an intense Space Opera, hits early access July 9

The Space Sim genre has been one of the most ambitious and sought after titles from developers and fans alike. Ever since the early days of gaming, there's been a desire to craft a title that allows for exploration across a sprawling univer...   read

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