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NASA taps Kerbal Space Program to replicate real space mission

The actual rocket scientists at NASA have joined forces with the virtual rocket scientists of the Kerbal Space Program to update the indie space simulation with legitimate technology and an actual, real-world, ongoing mission. Kerbal Space Program: Asteroid Redirect Mission shares its name with ...

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Star Citizen dogfighting module lands 'shortly after' PAX East

In his latest monthly status update, designer Chris Roberts reveals plans to grant the public access to the dogfighting component of Kickstarter success story turned space epic Star Citizen. "As I write this, the Star Citizen team is all around me hard at work on the Dogfighting Module," Roberts...

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Space strategy sequel StarDrive 2 set for September

StarDrive developer Zero Sum Games announced the sequel to the 4X space strategy game. Due out in September, StarDrive 2 places players in a procedurally-generated galaxy with real-time battles. Players also lead an alien race from planet to planet, researching technologies and populating worlds an...

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Build a space base, weapons out of the Eiffel Tower in Habitat

One man's space trash is another man's space station in Habitat, a PC, Mac and Linux game that takes place in the cluttered arena of Earth's orbit, far in humanity's future. Players must use the junk floating around Earth – both manmade and alien – to manufacture a space base and ma...

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4X strategy game Horizon enters Steam space in February

L3O Interactive-developed Horizon will launch on Steam in full in February. The strategy game's beta version was added to Steam Early Access in July 2013, and is still available to purchase for $24.99. Horizon belongs to the 4X strategy genre, which emphasizes universe exploration and conquest...

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FTL: Advanced Edition adds new species of alien scavengers

If everything goes according to plan, "early 2014" should see the debut of FTL: Advanced Edition, a free expansion for intergalactic roguelike FTL: Faster Than Light adding a new alien species and new subsystems for your ship, among a host of other features. Like oversized metal locusts, the Lan...

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4X strategy game Star Lords available now on Early Access

Iceberg Interactive launched its 4X strategy game Star Lords on Steam via Early Access. Star Lords promises "deep and complex gameplay" set in a large universe, in which players take part in turn-based space battles involving eight separate races. The studio behind Star Lords is Portuguese dev...

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Starbound beta starts today

Starbound developer Chucklefish began sending out beta keys for the PC, Mac and Linux game today. Those who backed the space-faring exploration game should see a Steam key in their inboxes momentarily, and the developer says a direct download version of the game will be available "as soon as we a...

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Space Engineers touches down on Steam Early Access

Space Engineers, the sandbox engineering simulator dedicated to living out your "what if?" scenarios in space, has made contact with Steam Early Access. Players who dive in now will be able to suggest improvements as developer Keen Software House approaches the game's official liftoff. Explorin...

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X Rebirth pops out this November

Come November 15, X Rebirth resurrects Egosoft's cult-favorite series of space simulations, though as you can see from this trailer the simulation doesn't go quite so far as to eliminate physically-unlikely fiery balls of death erupting from busted spaceships....

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