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Ride the sandboxy space rails in Astroneer’s latest patch

System Era Softworks is promoting Astroneer's new train-filled patch as an alternative to driving dunebuggies into canyons and carting resources on your back, but...

These are the online gaming companies supporting reproductive choice and healthcare for workers

When news of the impending overturn of Roe v. Wade in the United first leaked in early May, so few games companies spoke up...

Astroneer launches on Switch today, delivering space snail pets in xenobiology update

Happy Switch day to Astroneer: The cutesy multiplayer sci-fi survival sandbox officially lands on Nintendo's portable platform as of today, with a digital box...

Astroneer is adding a hoverboard, new vehicles, and new missions this month in the Jet Powered update

Few games can't be improved with the addition of hoverboards. Think about it. How much better would traversing the world be? And mounted combat?...

GDC Summer 2020: How Astroneer’s crafting balances cognitive load for the player

Long time followers of Astroneer may recall that the game's early development crafting felt cute but incomplete. Despite the game already being in the wild,...

The Survivalist: Astroneer’s worst mistake was using Nitrado servers

Wonder rant powers, activate! It's been a long while since I have been pushed to the point of activating rant mode. I can be chill...

The Stream Team: Touring Astroneer automation set ups

One cool aspect about Astroneer that Massively OP's MJ appreciates is the ability to visit the game worlds of your friends. Each person has...

Astroneer honors the Apollo landing with the new Lunar update

It was a giant leap for mankind when Neil Armstrong took his first steps onto the surface of the moon in 1969. It seems...

The Stream Team: An Astroneer body recovery run

For her first time ever, Massively OP's MJ died so far away from her Astroneer base that she wasn't able to easily retrieve her...

The Survivalist: Astroneer adds whimsy to the enjoyable terrors of space survival

Ever feel like you can't keep up with all the survival sandboxes coming out? With so many, it can be hard to keep them...

The Stream Team: A first look at Astroneer

With Astroneer now launched, it's a perfect time for Massively OP's MJ to dive in and check it out. Between exploring and excavating, there...

Lavish multiplayer space sandbox Astroneer is finally launching in February

I have a rule that I'm pretty good at sticking to: I usually don't buy early access games. I've been burned too many times,...
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Astroneer isn’t an MMO, but it might scratch your co-op PvE sandbox itch

If you've had a hankering for a multiplayer survival sandbox but want something more elegant than the typical gritty murderfests on offer, take a...