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The Continuing Allure Of Things Which Don't Matter

Take a breath

Last week at Gamescom, Star Citizen footage was released showing seamless planetary landings. It's admittedly pretty slick, as the game finally begins to look like its pitch. In it, a spaceman walks from station to ship, pilots the ship down to planet's surface, gets out, walks around, meets another man, takes a mission.

The response has been pretty unequivocal, from the cheering of the Star Citizen megafans in the audience to the press who wrote up the story. "Take that No Man's Sky," wrote Eurogamer. "Star Citizen 3.0's planetary landing blows No Man's Sky away," wrote PC Gamer.

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