AGOS: A game of spaceis a brand new spaceman game designed specifically for virtual reality and announced today in advance of the Ubisoft forward streaming event. You can view the entire two-minute trailer above and on YouTube. The game will be released on October 28 for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Valve Index devices.
“Players will be the AI that will operate the last ship to leave a doomed earth,” Ubisoft said in a press release on Thursday. “A group of survivors is led through eight unique star systems to find a new home.”
Set in the year 2057, the game offers a future in which humanity was forced to leave its place of birth in search of new horizons. Strangely enough, players are not part of the avant-garde. In fact, they are the last to turn off the lights, so to speak. It̵
The tools available to players are small twin-motor probes. Using Apollo-style engines to change their attitudes in space, players must gather resources to feed and water their crews along the way. The probes can be modified a lot, and the game showed a number of different mining and repair scenarios.
The trailer feels like the best at first sight Elite: Dangerous. The players have to dig deep into rotating rocks, carefully maneuver through the outstretched living arms of massive spaceships and dock in tiny harbors.