An alien force is threatening to destroy the stability of the galaxy! Play as an unknown creature or a Spacefleet Officer in this Online Sci-Fi Horror!
All Reviews:
Mixed (62) - 59% of the 62 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 30, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“I want to make sure that players understand that I want to get lots of testing done and make sure that players are going to love the final product, so I've opted for the game to be early access so that I can get lots of feedback from the community to help improve and balance gameplay.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“No more 2-year early access games! I want to be in early access for as little time as possible, and that means working 30 hour shifts and sleeping for 5 hours every 2 days! With this in mind, early access should last no longer than 5 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“New core game features such as:
  • Singleplayer & Online Co-Op Campaign
  • New multiplayer gamemodes, characters, maps, weapons, and gadgets

and of course accomplishing the game's final task: To have a fun free-to-play game with balanced multiplayer mechanics.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game has its core multiplayer features:
Multiplayer Teams
Unique characters & weapons
Creative maps and gadgets
A challenging yet balanced level progression and currency system”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“No, you can expect the game to always be free-to-play!”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Through the Community Hub and any other way I can get feedback. Through this feedback together we can create lots of new content and work to make sure the game stays balanced.

I'm happy to add suggestions such as:
New Characters
New Weapons
New Gadgets
New Maps
New Gamemodes
And anything else the community can think of!

If you want it, then please share it because I want to hear about anything the community has to say!”
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September 21

Early Access 6.0 "Naymor Arrives"

Note: If you're still running an older version of the game (see your game version at the top left) verify your game files by right-clicking the game, clicking properties > local files > and pressing "Verify integrity of game files". This should force Steam to download the latest updates.

Additions
  • New Alien: Mutant
  • New Advanced Operator: Michael
  • Valve Anti-Cheat has been added to all servers
  • New Market Menu: New & Featured, which the Market now defaults to displaying
  • New Market Menu: Aliens

Balancing
  • Arachnid's stun attack reduced stun time from 4 seconds to 3
  • Arachnid's slash attack damage increased from 71~85 to 75~85

Changes
  • Almost every sound in-game has been modified
  • Lobby chat character limit has been increased from 40 to 50
  • Several UI changes have been made throughout the main menu and its various other connecting menus
  • The end round screen now displays the operator used by the player rather than "TestPerson"
  • Reduced the number of frames that a laser gun's laser displays

Fixes
  • Fixed glitch where someone could choose to play the alien on the objectives game mode (which would cause them to crash)
  • Fixed glitch where rechargeable abilities & gadgets would have their timer reset when hitting 0 even if the ability/gadget hadn't been used
  • Fixed glitch where hunters that killed the alien, and sometimes those who were still alive would have their damage dealt & taken displayed as 0
  • Fixed desync issue where laser weapons would deal a different amount of damage for each client

Community
The game now has an official community discord server which I highly recommend you check out here: https://discord.gg/ArEbAut

Notes
Reading one of the reviews I noticed there was a bit of confusion around my version setup and that having it read big numbers up front made it seem like the game was further along than it was, so allow me to clarify my process:

A game version is X.Y where x is the content update and Y is any bug/hotfixes or minor additions to that update. It's not a decimal system but rather the period is used as a separator so if I hit a 10th bug/hotfix it would be X.10 even though from a math standpoint x.1 is equal to x.10, but again it's meant to be a separator, not an actual decimal.

So say I add a new map or operator, that would be a content update so I'd take the current version (for example 12) and add 1 so the next update would be 13.0, but then someone discovered that you could crash the game by doing something on that map and I fixed it, that update would be 13.1 because it's not adding anything important to the game in terms of content, but rather modifying/fixing the already existing content.

Hope that helps!
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September 12

Early Access 5.1

Note: If you're still running an older version of the game (see your game version at the top left) verify your game files by right-clicking the game, clicking properties > local files > and pressing "Verify integrity of game files". This should force Steam to download the latest updates.

Fixes
  • Fixed Alien Versus Hunters being marked as locked

Community
The game now has an official community discord server which I highly recommend you check out here: https://discord.gg/ArEbAut
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Reviews

“The game has fun squad play. The many different operators allow for many different scenarios. Overall it's fun with a group of friends”
8/10 – Mark Riley

“I almost shit myself when a giant alien cockroach tried to eat my ass”
9/10 – Anonymous (Wanted their name removed)

“Overall the experience was awesome, had tons of fun with my friends and even my semi-gamer family enjoyed it”
7/10 – Phineas Carberry, Essency Studios

About This Game

An alien force is threatening to destroy the stability of the galaxy! It's up to you and your fellow Spacefleet officers to eliminate them and restore peace to the United Alliance of Planets! Or take the role of the unknown creature and eliminate the invading Spacefleet forces!

Gameplay

  • Horror
    Atmospheric and hand-crafted maps give the game a tense feeling
  • Action
    Fight aliens on a ship or on a planet, there's tons of bullets to go around!
  • Strategy
    Tons of weapons, gadgets, and operators make matches intense and skill-orientated!

Features

  • Top-Down multiplayer action, with unique characters and weapons
  • Intense online horror & action
  • Multiplayer teams (Alien & Spacefleet) with many unique team classes
  • All online content can be earned! No Pay-To-Win!
  • Heavy Sci-Fi inspiration from media such as Star Trek, Alien, and Starship Troopers!
  • Fun & challenging currency & leveling system
  • A completely indie experience made by one person
  • (DLC Exclusive) Online Co-Op or Singleplayer campaign

A Strong Community

This game has built up a strong community where members come together to discuss the game, talk with the developer, and queue up for matches! Check out the community hub for a link to the Deep Space discord!

You Get A Voice

Best of all the game is created by a single developer meaning your voice gets heard! Have a problem? Have a suggestion? You get a voice, and many implemented features are community requests!

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1+
    • Processor: SSE2 instruction set support
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 3GB memory
    • DirectX: Version 10
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4GB memory
    • DirectX: Version 10
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