Posts Tagged ‘Hello Games’

No Man’s Sky Guide: Top Hints And Tips For Survival

No Man’s Sky is, at its heart, a game about exploration, and the wondrous yet frightening discovery of just how small you are. Its systems are built to encourage this discovery on every level, from logging new plant species to new planets. Its much-hyped procedurally-generated universe is designed to make you feel overwhelmed, but just like our universe, it obeys its own laws. If you’d like a little help understanding those laws, read on.

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No Man’s Sky: How To Get To The Centre Of The Galaxy

No Man’s Sky is a gentle space exploration game, right? It’s all about traveling unaided, taking your time, discovering the marvels of a vast artificial galaxy at your own pace. It’s about the journey, not the destination.

Well, not for you, it isn’t. There was that one guy who played before release and said he reached the centre of the galaxy in thirty hours, and you’re gonna beat him. You’ve no time for looking at pretty animals, freshman philosophy or endless mining.

Traveler, read on. We’ve distilled the meandering path to the centre of the galaxy into eight simple steps. This is a No Man’s Sky guide with a single focus on the destination, not the journey.

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No Man’s Sky: Where To Find Technology & Adjacency Bonuses Explained

Your starship, your multi-tool and your exosuit are the three pillars of your journey into No Man’s Sky‘s galaxy. In a neat cycle (aka, a gameplay loop), they are also the principal beneficiaries of all your toil, as there’s really no purpose to your resource gathering and money making other than to improve your ship, tool and suit.

If you’d like to increase your inventory space, or find a bigger multi-tool, we can help you out with that. But what to do with all those slots? Apart from filling them up with resources, you’ll also want to improve your equipment’s effectiveness. In this guide we’re going to discuss the best places to find technology upgrades for your ship, tool and suit, and how to place them to optimise your gear.

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No Man’s Sky Mod Lets You Fly Lower To The Ground

No Man’s Sky created dreams of swooping through canyons and under rock formations on strange alien worlds, but in practice the game’s flight model doesn’t let you get closer to the ground than 100 feet. Now a mod has been released to change that: Lowflight by Hytek allows you to crash into the ground and get trapped in caves till your heart’s content.

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Blastoff! No Man’s Sky Patches Keep Flowing

Those industrious spacefolk at Hello Games popped another No Man’s Sky [official site] patch out over the weekend, this one fixing several crashes, dealing with corrupted save files, and stopping players from respawning stranded on a space station with a busted ship. Yep, this means they’ve also shared patch notes revealing what their patches have fixed. Hello say that “these fixes should remedy around 70% of our current support requests” and they’re also working on another patch, which should enter testing today.

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Video: My Five Favourite No Man’s Sky Monsters

I’d really like to show you some of the ridiculous/awesome/weird animals I’ve found during my initial travels with No Man’s Sky [official site]. I’ve been recording the strangest/coolest as I go and they include things like the Thrillersaurus Rex, the Weird Hand Squid and the Chubby-Cheeked Push-up Monster!

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No No Man’s Sky Patch Notes: Performance Boost, Misc.

If you’ve been pootling around the galaxy in No Man’s Sky [official site] – and Steam’s numbers say that, at its peak today, 47,500 of y’all were playing at the same time – you’ll likely have noticed two patches download over the past day or so. Hello Games haven’t yet got around to releasing notes detailing exactly what the patches change (probably busy, that lot, yeah?) but they have given a broad overview. Basically, the space exploration game should now run faster on slower PCs.

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