Tag Archives | space


Do You Even Read? – Gaming and Learning

As gaming genres, Sim and Strategy have an interesting facet, aside from their own unique mechanics, that other gaming genres can’t really claim to possess: books, and by extension, actual learning potential. Before you start listing out all the Fantasy/Sci-fi books you’ve read which were clear inspirations for all the Fantasy/Sci-fi games you’ve played, let […]

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Elite Dangerous – Upcoming Betas

The year may quickly be coming to a close, but Frontier Developments is still warping forward with Elite: Dangerous’ development. November is shaping up to be an exciting month for ED, as two new beta releases have been announced, with each bringing a substantial amount of content to the game.  Starting sometime next week, the […]

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Star Citizen Alpha 2.0 – Persistent Universe

Since Wing Commander was released in 1990, it could be argued that Star Citizen has been in development for over 25 years. Chris Roberts, the creator of Wing Commander, has had a vision of the space game he’s wanted to create brewing in his mind for decades, and now, technology is finally at a point […]

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Elite Dangerous: Horizons – Character Creation, Multi-Crew Ships, SteamVR and More

EGX 2015, otherwise known as the Eurogamer Expo, took place over last weekend and gave us some more glimpses of Elite Dangerous’ next series of expansions, aptly named Horizons. As we previously covered, Horizons is introducing planetary landings to the Elite Dangerous universe and with that comes new gameplay possibilities, such as plant exploration and […]

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Elite Dangerous – Planetary Landings

Ever since Elite: Dangerous went to Kickstarter in 2012, fans have been asking for the ability to land on, and explore, planets. With the announcement of Elite Dangerous: Horizons fans will be getting just such a feature, along with another full season of major gameplay expansions. The Planetary Landings expansion will only include airless, rocky, […]

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Quick look: Upcoming Into The Stars Game

2015 is shaping up to be a great year for fans who prefer to spend their gaming time in outer space. Highly anticipated games such as No Man’s Sky and Star Citizen are just a couple of the more well-known space forays on the horizon, but they are by no means the only exciting content […]

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Tactical Space Command by Lensflare Games

Lensflare Games has released Tactical Space Command, an abstract space combat command simulation in which you assign commanders, give objectives to ships or task forces, organize task forces, set formations and rules of engagement.  Your fleet carries out your orders in a fairly deep–albeit not particularly physically realistic–space combat simulation. Depending on your style of play […]

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