No Man's Sky is coming out in June, and it has the potential to be one of the most interesting indie games ever released.
It's basically an entire universe inside your console or PC, with an almost infinite array of unique planets and lifeforms which you can explore at your leisure. You can trade for goods, scan and name creatures and make your way peacefully towards the centre of the universe.
Or you can just shoot stuff.
Game lead Sean Murray was showing off No Man's Sky recently with writer and host-fella Anthony Carboni and actually let someone else play the game. And it went downhill pretty fast...
To be honest, the footage of the game released so far has had a bit of a pacifist bent so it's good to see someone exploring another element of what you can do. And you can be pretty sure that this is exactly what a lot of players will get up to when they first sit down.
The rest of the video is a pretty fascinating look at the potential of the game and its mix of grand scale and smaller details. Zooming up from a planet quickly shows how small the area you were wandering around in was, but that doesn't make your interactions there any less interesting.
The best part of the demo though is the ending as we zoom from planetside to a solar system then galaxy view and move towards the centre of the universe, with stars and their neighbouring planets passing by. There's a whole universe to discover here, and we can't wait to dive in.
No Man's Sky is out on PS4 and PC on the 21st of June, 2016.