In No Man’s Sky, your ship is your companion: without it, you can’t explore, travel, or do anything that defines the experience.
In a game all about exploration, discovering, trading and money, it’s incredibly important that you have the necessary resources and capacity to hold onto and sell the most lucrative items.
Like everything in the universe, No Man’s Sky is fuelled by money, in this case, “units”. Units are pretty important because you’ll need them to upgrade your ship and buy the best equipment, as you’d expect.
Ahead of launch, the game’s soundtrack has been released online, and it is a truly befitting compilation of ambient beats, slick drum and bass, and raunchy electric rock.
No Man’s Sky is a unique game, unlike anything any of us would have played before, at least on console. As such, we’ve put together all the important information you need to know about the game ahead of its release, and answer the questions you’re probably asking.
No Man’s Sky is undoubtedly one of the generation’s most hyped games, if not one of the most hyped of all time. Its procedurally-generated universe promises to make for an experience with endless possibilities, and the sheer thought of the number of planets ready to explore is itself intimidating. It’s no surprise, then, that it sits atop the best sellers list before being released.
No Man’s Sky is undoubtedly one of the most hyped games of the generation and certainly one of the most hyped of all time. When Sony showed off gameplay at E3 2014, revealing a stunning open-ended exploration game with a procedurally-generated universe, gamers understandably went bonkers at the potential. But have expectations exceeded the game’s actual potential?
One of the more pressing questions surrounding No Man’s Sky and its intimidatingly large virtual universe is whether or not the game needs to be played online, and if it does, whether you’ll need a PlayStation Plus account to utilise its features.
There’s no denying No Man’s Sky appeal. Whether it’s the prospect of flying through a procedurally-generated universe filled with 18 quintillion (yes, quintillion!) planets, or its eccentric art style of ghastly alien beasts and unfriendly landscapes, No Man’s Sky presents gamers with a unique opportunity, one where they can explore a virtual world not unlike …