Suit up as an operative of the Ark Corporation, sent to the farthest reaches of the universe in search of habitable planets to terraform. However, after the long space journey you awaken from cryosleep to find that your ship has gone way off course and is disabled near a strange new world.
User reviews:
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Very Negative (52 reviews) - 17% of the 52 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (2,022 reviews) - 51% of the 2,022 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 17, 2015

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April 29

Not gone, but a lot has been going on (That Ryhmes...)

Hey everyone. I know it's been quite a some time since we have posted or patched the game.

It's been a very complex ride after the release, and I will go more into it in another post.

What I wanted to get out there was that we are still alive and we have not just abandoned you, but there were logistical things that had to take priority.

In my next post I will ellaberate on that more directly, as I can not at the moment. But to say the least, please bare with us.

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  • First Responder Armor
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  • Concept Art PDF
  • Edge of Space OST

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About This Game

Suit up as an operative of the Ark Corporation, sent to the farthest reaches of the universe in search of habitable planets to terraform. However, after the long space journey you awaken from cryosleep to find that your ship has gone way off course and is disabled near a strange new world. With no choice but to descend to the surface and figure out how to survive long enough to complete your mission, you step into the escape pod.

Along the way you’ll gather resources to craft armor, weapons, facilities, and vehicles to help you explore the world and conquer its aggressive inhabitants. Your base of operations will evolve from a few basic facilities exposed to the elements into a hardened fortress full of advanced technologies that let you accomplish amazing improvements to your equipment and alter the environment itself.

Be careful, though; almost everything down there wants to kill you, including fierce laser space sharks, artillery-toting polar bears, wickedly quick jetpack penguins, and even crazier horrors. Out on the Edge of Space, you must adapt or you die. Good luck, ArkCo Operative!

Key Features

  • Open World Exploration– Dynamically-generated 2D sandbox set in the deepest recesses of space, explore randomly generated caverns, wormhole anomalies and dive deeper into the planet to discover valuable resources and other rare phenomenon.
  • Crazy Creatures – Hordes of enemies and epic bosses ranging from Artillabears, squid pandas, jetpack space penguins, and laser space sharks; not to mention epic bosses like DJ Penguin and Omegatron
  • Cooperative Exploration – Engrossing gameplay, built from the ground up, to support multiplayer focusing on cooperative exploration and combat with team-based tactics.
  • Advanced Crafting System - Using the power of science, craft advanced technology for weapons, gear and base constructions from basic resources
  • Loads of Armor – Ranging from stat boosting battle armor to quirky vanity costumes, craft armor to survive the changing environmental conditions and specialize in different aspects of mining, exploration, and combat.
  • Weapons – Create a wide-variety of dynamically generated weapons ranging from guided rocket launchers to Experimental Gauss Rifles and discover new advanced weaponry to expand your arsenal.
  • Research System – A new research system allows players more freedom to discover new areas of technology in exploration, combat, base building, and much more.
  • Command Center Management – Establish your central base of operation by creating the ultimate Command Center customized with defensive turrets, hangers and repair drones. Make improvements to protect yourself from the constant environmental changes like radiation storms and other anomalies.
  • PIOS (Power Input Output Systems) – A simple drag and drop tool, letting you design electrical systems as basic as powering a light or as complex as creating your own logic gates.
  • Pets – Create and collect pets that assist you on your epic exploration of space by granting defensive, offensive, or exploration perks.
  • Anomalies - Random world events both dangerous and helpful
  • Vehicles - Craft items from hover boards to massive mechs to safely explore the dangerous world
  • Terraforming - Conquer space by turning the land into a livable habitat
  • Continual Support – Regular post-launch updates will bring fresh new content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:2.9 ghz or higher
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB Video memory
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:900 MB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
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Recent:
Very Negative (52 reviews)
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RubbishNateDawg
0.2 hrs
Posted: August 27
doesnt even load 0/10
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Guilly The DigiDerp
20.7 hrs
Posted: August 27
:/ given how long it takes to do much of anything and how lazy the devs are to fixing things, their replies and their update posts take forever. this game, it's not worth it.
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PowderedToastMan
21.7 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 26
Booooooo
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ninjadojo123
5.4 hrs
Posted: August 24
Great game. Stop expecting it to be like starbound. In my opinion, it is way better than starbound. It is not starbound and never will be. So if you want some starbound replica go away. Want reasons?

Lazer sharks
Skeletron Prime
Awesome style
You can't just get an endgame item by getting the materials.
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Wak
42.9 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 22
abandoned game devs stopped caring about people that play and the game i think they went to starbound instead.
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Star Platinum
5.4 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 22
Bought this way back in 2013 before starbounds release. played it twice. completely forgot about it until now.

This game didn't leave enough impact in 5+ hours for me to remember it, or ever feel like playing it again when I did just remember it.
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Goatalf Goatler
9.4 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 21
A small girl I barely knew bought me this 2 years ago. I am surprised we began a long relationship when this game couldn't even keep me happy for more than 10 hours.
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billg
9.3 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 19
I bought this game around the time it first came up on the steam store as an EA game hoping for a terreria in space. Not much has improved since then. The game is still full of game breaking bugs and the game feels empty, barren, and unfinished. Also it turns out the the devs slapped a 1.0 on this turd called it a day and disappeared. Don't buy it.
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danielledgauthier
1.6 hrs
Posted: August 18
this games quest system sucks
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Eerie_Deary
4.6 hrs
Posted: August 18
i love the way the game plays the retro feel to it brings back a lot of nastalgia.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
81 of 86 people (94%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
22.5 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 2
This game has promise - is what I would have said over 2 years ago now.

When I first got it, I loved it! The aesthetics were appealing and it was like a fresh new take on terraria, one of my top played games at that time. After about 20 hours I was just screwing around in the "end game" with my buddy who I bought the game for as well (got a 2-pack because I liked the idea so much)

And.. that was it. I was going to try playing again and went over the patch history, and it was basically barren. In fact it hasn't even been touched once this year.

Fortunately about 6 months after I bought this game I purchased Starbound, haven't looked back. If you're reading this and you're interested in a fun sci-fi side scroller just go for Starbound! It has the same sandbox elements with an actual story integrated, and about 100x as many features as this game.

Thank you for your time, and RIP Edge of Space.
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40 of 43 people (93%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 30
Terrible! 15 dollars for a sandbox game like this one upsets me. Yea just don't get it, if you want a game similar to this one but good get Terraria or Starbound
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29 of 31 people (94%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
15.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 7
What to buy instead of Edge of Space.

-Terraria
-Starbound
-A double edged ♥♥♥♥♥
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19 of 20 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 8
Can't recommend a game that has basically been abbandoned. The developers of Starbound took their sweet time but at least they finished that game. Such wasted potential.
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10 of 15 people (67%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 5
i cant refund this :(

just play starbound kappa
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
42.9 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 22
abandoned game devs stopped caring about people that play and the game i think they went to starbound instead.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 6
Sigh, was really hoping some of the other Terraria in space games would pan out, but this is so inferior to Terraria or Starbound that I can't even recommend it if you're desperate.

Even if you think 'Terraria in space' is unfair for anything to live up to, the game is abandoned early access trash and not worth it even on its own merits. If it ever gets a transformative update, I'll gladly wipe this review.

In the mean time, try Craft the World instead. No, it's not the same but it's far more polished than this, and once you get the hang of not directly controlling an avatar, far more enjoyable.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 4
This is not what I consider a full release game. Unintuitive, so many many different gui menus that all look bad. And there's still nothing to really do, you spawn, accept a quest, and then plumet repeatedly because the planet is more vertical than horizonal with floating islands everywhere. Can't figure out half the keys, or how to finish some dungeons. Oh and 2 meters to far down = fast death from radiation for some unapparent reason.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: August 6
Okay im just gonna tell everyone thats thinking that the negative reviews are just people being jackasses with outragous gaming standards let me assure you, this game is full of bugs sometimes the crafting systems dont work and when they do then the enemies ♥♥♥♥ up and when niether of them are ♥♥♥♥in up then the game just crashes and freezes.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
60.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
I simply adored the idea behind this game, but the devs seem to have abandoned it, so this game is now nothing but a broken promise that should be avoided.
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