Fantasies about being a area captain usually appear to revolve round the concept of being sat in a good comfortable chair on the bridge of a starship that’s suspiciously like a front room. Builders Quick Journey Video games aren’t the first to determine that this eminently nerdy dream suits VR rather well, however they’re the ones making it occur for the Stellaris universe, with new roguelite recreation Ghost Sign. Stick in your area helmet and watch the trailer beneath.
Quick Journey appear to be going for a No Man’s Sky vibe, if that was solely set in area in VR with no planetside motion. You’ll be capable of zip about in your star-going TV licence enforcement van in seek for the elusive ghost sign, chatting with aliens, dodging large floating beasties, and preventing different ships. There’ll even be loads of analysis to conduct and scanning of alien issues, as a result of it’s science fiction. They love scanning issues in sci-fi. I notice that the devs say there are each atomic missiles and dragon companions, so I am simply going to fake it is Stargate.
Ghost Sign is undoubtedly a Stellaris joint. You possibly can inform as a result of there’s aliens that appear to be snails, and a few kind of tortoise-cabbage, who seem in your viewscreen at the particular Stellaris angle that all extraterrestrials insist on standing in any respect the time. I’ve all the time dreamt of being a starship captain, so video games corresponding to Star Trek: Bridge Crew and this are proper up my interstellar avenue. VR makes me a bit queasy although, however I can most likely handle to explore a minimum of a little bit of the galaxy earlier than clumsily reaching for a bag.
Correct Stellaris simply acquired a free replace earlier this week to coincide with the launch of its new DLC, the Toxoids species pack. The three.5 Fornax replace pops a new newbie problem setting into the area technique recreation, together with changes Paradox hope will problem gamers who’ve been with Stellaris for a whereas. The devs have additionally rebalanced relics, and tweaked the AI to make it aggressive however plausible inside the Stellaris universe.
Ghost Sign: A Stellaris Recreation releases in early 2023 for Meta Quest 2. There’s extra about the recreation on its official website right here.