Blackbird Interactive have released over 8 minutes of gameplay and developer commentary for Hardspace: Shipbreaker, as part of IGN’s Summer of Gaming event.
The footage showcases the Gecko Transport Ship, one of the many derelict vessels players will be able to break down and sell to work their way out of debt. The gameplay also contains developer commentary explaining some of the game’s core mechanics.
You can find the gameplay and developer commentary below.
You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below.
Welcome to LYNX, the galaxy’s leading ship-salvaging corporation!
Experience Daily Life as a Shipbreaker!
Across your career, you’ll have the privilege of paying your debt to us by purchasing salvaging rights to increasingly large and valuable ships. Cut them open and extract as much value as possible!
Cutting-Edge Tools to Salvage In Challenging Conditions!
You are equipped with the latest in LYNX tech. Carve entry points, salvage valuable materials and components with your cutting tool or slice scrap metal at any angle into a million pieces as you ponder a lonely existence… the possibilities are endless! Be cautious – dying is extremely unprofitable.
New Upgrades For Living The Cutter Dream!
We strongly advise upgrading your tools, helmet and suit to take on more lucrative contracts – all you need to worry about is how you’ll pay for it!
As of today, your debt amounts to:
Good luck on the job, cutter!
- Experience daily life as a blue-collar spaceship salvager
- Cut and destroy at will within a next-generation physics simulation
- Upgrade tools and unlock new perks to take on harder contracts
Hardspace: Shipbreaker enters Early Access on June 16th for Windows PC via Steam.