developer: Keen Software House
publisher: Keen Software House
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-64
Space Engineers for PC is a second consecutive project of a studio founded in 2010, Keen Software House, the creators of the arcade shooter, Miner Wars 2081. It is a space sandbox, utilizing a similar technology, but also developing it. Space Engineers was made available at an early stage of the production and has been regularly expanded ever since. For this reason, not all elements described below may be available in the current version of the game.
The action is placed in the future, but the developers relied on the contemporary achievements of NASA and did not create anything that is not possible to build within next 60 years. In the game, you play as an engineer and carry out the expansion of space stations, construction of buildings and ships, and also utilizing of the acquired resources and units. To do that, the players are offered a few tools and relatively easy to use interface.
As Space Engineers, which was released for PC, is a representative of the sandbox genre, the player receives a large freedom of action. This means, we are to construct stations, ships, and machinery needed to extract the ore, ourselves. Each of the ships must have energy generators, directional engines, and a cockpit. We can also pilot every one of them. The game features really numerous options. You can build a simple fighter or a gigantic freighter.
The main mode of the game in the final version of Space Engineers is “survival”. The resources are limited, the player must extract raw materials and deal with threats by himself. The game allows you to zabawe in several Persons, collaboration has many Options. In Space Engineers, you can work together with others on construction of the station, or compete in building battle vessels. The game has therefore a lot of attractions to offer. From simply building space stations to big space battles.
The game - released for PC - is powered by the VRAGE 2.0 engine. Although the visuals itself are decent, the greatest achievement of the Czechs is the realistic, advanced physics engine, thanks to which you can disassemble, modify, damage, and even destroy individual objects. The technology is so advanced that allows you even to drill a hole through an asteroid.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Intel Core i7-7740X 4.5 GHz, 16 GB RAM, graphic card 8 GB GeForce GTX 1070 / Radeon RX Vega 56 or better, 25 GB HDD, Windows 7 SP1 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i5-3330 3.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 750 / Radeon R9 270X or better, 25 GB HDD, Windows 7 SP1 64-bit