podcastWe're joined by the founders of Unknown Worlds to discuss Nostalrius, Rust genders, and a whole lot more.
Unknown Worlds Entertainment, the developer behind Alien-tastic asymmetrical shooter Natural Selection 2, is handing over control to a squad of community modders. Unknown Worlds is a relatively small outfit, and they’ve moved on to working full-time on Subnautica. A group of 14 community members will “voluntarily dedicate their time and experience” to continuing to update, refine, and upkeep
Unknown Worlds describes Subnautica as a blend of role-playing and exploration. A reductive but maybe more effective way to describe it is an underwater Minecraft. It doesn’t look like it will allow for Minecraft’s level of customization, but it focuses on non-violent exploration of an underwater world, allowing you to design, build, and crew a submarine. Unlike Minecraft and its simple
Subnautica, the new project revealed today by Natural Selection 2 developer Unknown Worlds Entertainment, has us looking below the surface. With an open-world ocean as its metaphorical sandbox, Subnautica sounds like an exploration experience that might not fit comfortably into some of the neat little categories we use so often when talking about games.