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It takes billions of years to see all of No Man's Sky

The universe is a pretty big place, and No Man's Sky's development team wants to replicate its span as best as it can. It's ambitions were grand enough for Hello Games' Sean Murray to say that the universe in No Man's Sky is "infinite" when it was revealed for PS4 at E3 in June. Of course, the game...

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No Man's Sky coming to PC after PS4 launch

Hello Games' procedurally generated planetary exploration game No Man's Sky is coming to PC platforms after it launches on the PlayStation 4, Edge magazine reports in its September issue (via GameSpot). Sony announced during its E3 2014 press conference that No Man's Sky will premiere for the...

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How Hello Games went from dirt bikes to No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky comes from Hello Games – the same studio responsible for Joe Danger. Yes, that Joe Danger. Not that Joe Danger is a bad series, but the immense jump in graphics and scale for No Man's Sky still surprises us. We noted as much when Hello Games co-founder Sean Murray took the stage...

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Joystiq Weekly: Battlefield 4's launch, an Entwined review, E3 previews and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. Joystiq celebrated its tenth anniversary of existence this...

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Hello Games wants No Man's Sky to surprise you

We still don't know much about No Man's Sky, but after seeing a live demonstration we can say it was one of the most intriguing projects on display at E3 this year. So far, we know that it allows players to explore a full, unique universe, every bit of which is procedurally generated –...

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No Man's Sky: Name your own dinosaur, get eaten by it

A 10 minute, hands-off demonstration is not enough time to take in No Man's Sky. I know that because 10 minutes is about all I've seen, and I still don't quite know what to think. At the very least, I can confirm everything we saw during Sony's E3 2014 media briefing. Played from a first-person...

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No Man's Sky takes off first for consoles on PS4 [Update: trailer]

The PlayStation 4 will be the first console to receive ambitious space-faring adventure No Man's Sky. The upcoming game from the Joe Danger studio takes place in a procedurally generated universe, with Hello Games' Sean Murray going as far as to say during Sony's E3 conference that the universe...

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No Man's Sky won't be delayed by office flood, Hello Games says

Joe Danger developer Hello Games is up and running at "full speed" following a flood that gutted the company on Christmas Eve, managing director Sean Murray reports. Development of the studio's sci-fi roguelike No Man's Sky has resumed, and the game will not be delayed as a result of the flood. ...

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Hello Games not insured for flood damage, Microsoft's Phil Spencer 'going to look into' situation

Hello Games, the studio behind surprise VGX 2013 hit No Man's Sky, continued their run of bad luck this week. The company announced via Twitter that insurance won't be covering damages the studio sustained during a Christmas Eve flood. "BAD NEWS! Had a 'hilarious' call with insurer yesterday....

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Hello Games says goodbye to PCs, monitors and more after office flood

Massive flooding across areas of the UK has struck a productivity blow to indie developer Hello Games. Yesterday, via Twitter, the house that birthed Joe Danger announced its Guildford office had been swallowed by rushing water. "A river broke its bank nearby yesterday, and a lot of water flooded...

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