What is 'No Man's Sky'?
One simple word. Maths. I’ll expand on that idea in the ‘Procedural Generation’ section.
‘No Man’s Sky’ is a game developed by a small indie developer known as ‘Hello Games’. They have made a couple of small games previously such as ‘Joe Danger’ however ‘No Man’s Sky’ is a much more ambitious project in both size and scale.
The basic premise is that you start off your existence on a planet. You need to find resources to leave the planet and start travelling the universe. What’s amazing is the scale of this game. When I use the word travel I don’t use it lightly. There are no loading screens. When you travel from the surface of a planet, you can fly through the atmosphere and onwards into space. The planets themselves would take days to travel across if not weeks. Additionally the size of the universe is over a billion stars.
The general aim of the game is to explore and...Read more