Follow us on:

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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 –...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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. ...

Continue Reading

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....

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

No Man's Sky is a sci-fi exploration roguelike in a consistent universe

For the last nine months, a team of four at Hello Games has been working hard on something called "Project Skyscraper," which we now know as No Man's Sky – the upcoming first-person sci-fi exploration game revealed during the VGX video game awards show this past weekend. It was one of the...

Continue Reading

Spike VGX round-up: Telltale's new projects, Cranky Kong, No Man's Sky and more

Despite ending with musical performances that closely resembled a form of torture, the Spike VGX show packed some decent surprises! Joel McHale and Geoff Keighley endured four three hours of nonstop programming, and they only seemed to want to murder each other a handful of times. Let's recap...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

On my iPad: Ephemerid

Posted on Jul 31st 2014 12:30PM

Image

Oddworld: New N Tasty review: Fresh produce

Posted on Jul 29th 2014 1:00PM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW