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Niche Spotlight – Outer Wilds

Outer Wilds

Today’s Spotlight is Outer Wilds, an adventure game by Mobius Digital and Annapurna Interactive.

Outer Wilds released last year on the Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, but has recently made its way to Steam. Unravel the mysteries of a solar system trapped in a time loop moments before being destroyed by a supernova.

The worlds in the solar system are constantly shifting and evolving due to this time loop, ensuring that there are plenty of secrets to uncover before they are lost forever.

You can find the Steam release date trailer below.

Outer Wilds is available on Windows PC (via the Epic Games Store, and Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One for $24.99.

You can find a rundown of the game (via Steam) below:


Welcome to the Space Program!
You’re the newest recruit of Outer Wilds Ventures, a fledgling space program searching for answers in a strange, constantly evolving solar system.

Mysteries of the Solar System…
What lurks in the heart of the ominous Dark Bramble? Who built the alien ruins on the Moon? Can the endless time loop be stopped? Answers await you in the most dangerous reaches of space.

A World That Changes Over Time
The planets of Outer Wilds are packed with hidden locations that change with the passage of time. Visit an underground city of before it’s swallowed by sand, or explore the surface of a planet as it crumbles beneath your feet. Every secret is guarded by hazardous environments and natural catastrophes.

Grab Your Intergalactic Hiking Gear!
Strap on your hiking boots, check your oxygen levels, and get ready to venture into space. Use a variety of unique gadgets to probe your surroundings, track down mysterious signals, decipher ancient alien writing, and roast the perfect marshmallow.


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