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No Man's Sky: news and videos


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Someone recreated No Man's Sky in Doom with multiplayer to boot

YouTuber and Doom modder Robert Prest has loosely recreated No Man's Sky in the old-school Doom without ever having played the actual game, just basing his mod off trailers alone. It seems Prest has pretty much nailed it to me, o...   read

 
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Are you still playing No Man's Sky?

Getting into No Man's Sky a day or so before everyone (well, almost everyone, outside of that one guy who got an early copy off eBay) for my review session was a treat. I love the idea of jumping into a brand new world that's completel...   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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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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This might be what your character looks like in No Man's Sky

A super sleuth over at NeoGAF has been data mining the PC release of No Man's Sky and has discovered some interesting stuff such as odd textures, a poop effect, a tiny monkey wearing a fez, and an astronaut model that could very well b...   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 and the elusive definition of content

After years of anticipation, No Man's Sky finally released this week. The game's biggest selling point is that it features a procedurally generated universe that would take billions of years to explore, and in sheer world size No Man's Sky ...   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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What's the sickest alien you've seen in No Man's Sky?

No Man's Sky features a full universe with infinity +1 planets, most of which seem to be hospitable to some kind of plant and wildlife. A lot of times these creatures look the same, a randomly generated amalgamation of limbs and swim bladde...   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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My ninth grade Spanish teacher would love No Man's Sky's language system

It's the first period of the first day of my freshman year of high school. Spanish class. Mr. Archuleta, a man who I had not yet met, walks through the door as the bell rings. "El reloj," he says as he points to the clock. Thirty confused 1...   read

 
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Bug? Currently in No Man's Sky you can't see other players

[Update: Hello Games' Sean Murray has responded to this situation, though he is still very vague.] A redditor decided to do a little experiment in No Man's Sky after landing on a planet named by another player and sending them a m...   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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Hot Takes: Many people find No Man's Sky to be boring

No Man's Sky is finally out and thus far the impressions I've read have ranged from being all right, to downright boring. Boring, as you'll find out, is a word many people on Twitter are using to describe the game. When I voiced my con...   read

 
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Review in Progress: No Man's Sky

Every once in a while a game comes along that reaches gargantuan hype levels that are relatively unsustainable. No Man's Sky hit that peak several years ago, in no small part due to Sony's marketing. I often talk about the exact m...   read

 
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No Man's Sky's day one patch almost sounds like a new game

These days it's not uncommon for a big game to have a day one patch that irons out some odd bugs or even activates a feature or two, but it's still a rare thing to have a doozy like the one planned for No Man's Sky's opening day.  In a...   read

 
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No Man's Sky is now coming to PC on August 12 worldwide

Hello Games will be working on No Man's Sky right up until the last minute and then some. As confirmed this afternoon, the PC version is slipping a few days to a Friday, August 12 worldwide release. Previously, the space-exploration title w...   read

 
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Where is our review for No Man's Sky?

Amidst all its hype, No Man's Sky might not be ready to review before launch. According to Sony, developer Hello Games is working on a day-one patch to solve a lot of the issues you may have seen from that copy that's floating aro...   read

 
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Come hear the No Man's Sky soundtrack

When I saw a link to this YouTube upload of the No Man's Sky soundtrack, I had the realization that despite the numerous gameplay videos I had seen of the sci-fi title these past few years, I somehow couldn't recall what its music sounded ...   read

 
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You just need total vortex perspective to get No Man's Sky's platinum trophy

The trophy list for No Man's Sky has been discovered and it's going to take a lot of status to bring home that virtual hardware. Not the kind of status you get from being a frequent flier or from joining a country club, but the kind yo...   read

 
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Try to count the things that can kill you in No Man's Sky

The last time we saw No Man's Sky, we had a cheerier outlook. It was all about diplomacy and trading and making new alien friends. That all sounds great. There's an entire universe out there and new opportunities await. Unfortunately, new ...   read

 
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You won't need PlayStation Plus for No Man's Sky

While No Man's Sky is technically being sold as a "single-player" experience, if you've been following the space exploration game these past few years, you know that it will have online interaction. At a minimum, you'll be able to name alie...   read

 
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How to make a living the honest way in No Man's Sky

Your interactions with No Man's Sky's extraterrestrials can be aggressive (B-E Aggressive!), but they don't have to be. There are more diplomatic space ways of conducting your space business. Consider, if you will, trading as a means ...   read

 
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The combat of No Man's Sky looks pretty darned fun

This latest trailer for No Man's Sky focuses on the combat available in the game, which appears to be both space battles and shooting up the local wildlife, including what look like giant enemy crabs; the meme that will never die. Say...   read

 
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No Man's Sky footage attempts to explain what the game is about

No Man's Sky is probably the biggest release slated for August, and still we know so little about it. With near non-existent hands-on opportunities, we're left at the mercy of developer Hello Games and Sony's hype. At just several weeks unt...   read

 
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No Man's Sky has gone gold, and thank goodness for that

With that, Hello Games is one step closer to getting No Man's Sky out in August. The long-awaited space exploration game has gone gold, meaning it's ready for manufacturing, and the team's unbridled joy in this celebratory photo ("four yea...   read

 
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First pre-order deal available for No Man's Sky on PC

If you were looking forward to the release of No Man's Sky on the PC later this Summer, this deal ought to perk you up a bit. An unexpected 11% deal for No Man's Sky has just been spotted at FunStock Digital after a June vouc...   read

 
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No Man's Sky developers dealt with a killer legal battle for the game's name

It's not clear whether or not it's related to the delay, but developer Hello Games recently broke the silence on an ongoing legal battle regarding the name No Man's Sky. As it turns out Sky TV (the same company that had Microsoft change Sky...   read

 
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No Man's Sky and other upcoming games have a $25 bonus at Dell

Gamers eager to partake in the upcoming No Man's Sky will now have to wait till August to bulls-eye dinosaurs in their X-wing (or whatever the hell it's called). The game is now unfortunately delayed until August 9, but if you're still...   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 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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No Man's Sky has reportedly been delayed

The chums at Kotaku have verified with two different sources that No Man's Sky has been delayed from its planned June 21 release date. A GameStop employee provided a picture of the delay notification as proof, as they were instruc...   read

 
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No Man's Sky doesn't have a proper story, but it has lore

Lead designer Sean Murray notes that although No Man's Sky doesn't necessarily have a real story mode, the game does have "little touches" that explain why the universe came into being, and what inhabits it. I'm sure it'll all be very subtl...   read

 
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Yep, No Man's Sky is going to be a big ol' time sink

Hello Games has demoed another extended slice of No Man's Sky with IGN. If you have a tenuous grasp on what this space adventure game is about moment to moment, managing director and studio co-founder Sean Murray describes this latest play...   read

 
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Good lord, No Man's Sky finally has a release date

It seems like it's been forever and a day since Hello Games unveiled No Man's Sky at the VGX Awards in 2013, but the space adventure game is nearly here. Today, the development team revealed the highly anticipated title will be blastin...   read

 

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