It’s a wonderful time. Finally, after years of neglect and half-assed mobile entries, the space game is back. EVE Online‘s held the ground for a few years, but its systems and politics are incomprehensible to all but the most devout of players. These emerging titles, together with seemingly mandatory support for the Oculus Rift VR headset, hold the promise that’s been burning in the hearts of everyone who’s been raised on a diet of Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica: to sit in the cockpit and twirl through the stars in the hot bloom of a thousand enemy lasers.
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This week has seen the big names in gaming gather in Germany for the annual Gamescom conference. Though not as likely to contain the kind of news bombshells that are a basis of E3, it’s still a good opportunity for the mayor players to add detail to their upcoming rosters, and even throw in a few surprises. Also, once again Nintendo opted to not hold a conference but instead had their most recent games running in a booth to try and maintain the WiiU momentum.
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This week on the Awesome Friday Podcast we talk about RoboCop, Space Engineers, and a whole host of other things.
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I had a dream as a boy, fuelled by Star Wars and Dan Dare and Thunderbirds: spaceships, yawning through the void of space, taking me from one adventure to the next. Games have always been a way for me to realise my childlike flights of fancy, allowing me to feel the grace and freedom from unrestricted flight and adventure that normally wouldn’t be possible.
And then Space Engineers came along and it’s basically the game of my boyhood dreams.