Scientifically inspired, race into space strategy game supported by the UK Space Agency, tasking players with choosing an agency and managing the entire campaign from launch to landing. Build bases, establish allegiances, manage your resources effectively, and be the first to Mars!
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June 22

We are off to Mars! (sort of....) and an update!

We're going to be doing a big update of the Steam page very soon, and with this will come new screenshots, a new video and lots more information.

Also (and very excitingly for us) we're off to meet with the staff at the European Space Agency next week! (To talk ExoMars and other things!) You can follow our social media channels to see what we are getting up too here:

Auroch Digital's Twitter

Auroch Digital's Facebook

Oh we'll also be recording interviews and more for our podcast, so make sure you hit that subscribe button on your player of choice!

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March 4

We are working with the European Space Agency

Hi all,

We'll get straight too it: we are delighted to announce that we are working with the European Space Agency on Mars Horizon!

We made the announcement earlier today over on on our website and we are really excited to be working with such an important partner on making this game as authentic as we possibly can.

Design Director, Tomas Rawlings, said "Working with ESA is a massive bonus for the Mars Horizon universe. Having access to real launch control specialists who can explain the real life pressures and challenges they face will help make this game as authentic as we can. With the upcoming ExoMars mission in 2020 this is a fantastic time for us to be working with the agency as they put the final stages of preparation on this launch.

The involvement of the ESA is a double win for the gameplay as we’re not only getting to talk to people planning actual missions to Mars but also the people who plan the strategy of the agency itself - all of which we’re planning to use to help the gameplay. To say I’m excited by this partnership is an understatement, I’m (excuse the pun) over the Moon!"


We also thought we'd double treat you with a few more screenshots from the game...

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About This Game

In Mars Horizon the player is tasked with leading a major space agency from the dawn of the space age though to humanity's journey to Mars.

Players run a government space agency from when the first rockets launched into the atmosphere, right through to the first crewed mission to Mars.

Research new tech, expand your agency base, build rockets, send satellites into orbit, and launch a variety of missions. As the player, you’re in charge of every element of the journey into space.

  • YOUR RACE INTO SPACE: All your decision-making and strategic prowess counts. Will you be patient in crafting the most high-tech base or strive to get the first human on Mars?

  • SCIENTIFIC ACCURACY: Auroch Digital has been developing Mars Horizon in affiliation with the UK Space Agency to ensure absolute detail in space travel, engineering, and the preparation needed for a successful mission into space.

  • CREW MANAGEMENT: Management is a key aspect of Mars Horizon and you’ll need to hire the right crew to successfully build, launch, and land on Mars.

  • DIPLOMATIC ALLIANCES: Enter into diplomatic partnerships with other agencies to share the rewards of space exploration, or risk going it alone for even greater benefits.

  • BUILD & DESIGN: Construct your dream rocket from multiple vehicle parts and store its design for later missions.

  • COMPONENT EXPERIENCE: Level up your vehicle parts after repeated missions to increase its reliability, and use upgrade slots for even more improvements.

  • UNIQUE CONTRACTORS: Agencies have a number of contractors they can call on for construction of vehicles, each with their own selection of unique benefits...

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10, 32bit
    • Processor: 1.80GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 or better
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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