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Hello Games announces Hello Labs to support indie game projects

No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games has announced a new program designed to help fund and support indie projects from other studios. VentureBeat reports that Hello Labs will focus on procedurally generated titles – a method it employed to create the huge galaxy that featured in No Man’s Sky. For …

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Game Awards will encourage developer transparency thanks to No Man’s Sky

Video host Geoff Keighley has said the controversy surrounding No Man’s Sky has forced a change in how next month’s Game Awards Show will operate. Hello Games’ space title has caused a quite extraordinary amount of controversy online thanks to the disparity between its pre-release marketing and show reels and …

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No Man’s Sky subreddit suddenly closed

An angry mod has taken it upon themselves to completely close the No Man’s Sky page on Reddit. User ‘Rougewolf’ blamed the toxicity that had infected the community for the move. Eurogamer reports that the subreddit had 150k subscribers at the time of its closure. So I purged the subreddit,” …

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Pokémon Go and No Man’s Sky boost digital revenue to $6.1 billion in August

With two massive digital releases dominating August’s charts it is no surprise that this was a big month for digital spending. According to SuperData Research sales of digital games and microtransactions hit a total of $6.1 billion in August, which is an increase of 11 percent compared to August 2015. …

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Yoshida: No Man’s Sky PR strategy ‘wasn’t great’

The boss of Sony Worldwide Studios has admitted that mistakes were made in the marketing of PS4 and PC release No Man’s Sky. The much anticipated title has been beset by an unprecedented amount of criticism amid accusations that it failed to deliver on many of the promises made about …

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No Man’s Sky dev confirms community and support team appointment

A player-facing community team has been installed at No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games. The long-awaited title had a tremendously successful launch but has since been beset by a vocal and at time quite vicious reaction from the community, parts of which feel that the game has failed to live …

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Steam insists No Man’s Sky is not getting special refund treatment

Valve has dismissed suggestions that it has relaxed the refund restrictions for the Steam version of No Man’s Sky. Parts of the internet have over the weekend started to argue that Valve was being more lenient with the Hello Games title than it is with typical releases. This is based …

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No Man’s Sky could get premium DLC and Xbox release

Despite previous suggestions that future No Man’s Sky updates would be free, Hello Games has hinted at a possible change in plans. Studio boss Sean Murray told the Daily Star that such suggestions were "perhaps naive", adding: "Maybe in the future there’s some reason why we just couldn’t possibly afford …

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No Man’s Sky is the biggest Steam launch of 2016

Hello Games’ No Man’s Sky is doing the business on PC, too. Having shot straight to the top of the UK All Formats physical Top 40, the ambitious space adventure has also enjoyed strong digital sales. We don’t know what the digital PS4 sales numbers look like, but PC Gamer …

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Bill Bailey, Elon Musk, 10m species discoveries – No Man’s Sky is here

One of the most remarkable development stories is at last in the hands of gamers following today’s UK release of No Man’s Sky. The game hit the US yesterday (August 9th) and will arrive on Steam on Friday (August 12th). Hello Games boss Sean Murray has via Twitter this morning …

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