Fractured Space is quite a bit like Dreadnought, which I previewed earlier this year: giant, slow-moving spaceships battle other giant, slow-moving spaceships for that Battlestar Galactica experience. In Fractured Space, two teams compete for control of mining bases, which generate resources that buff their ships, and then go after each other's bases for the win. The current Early Access release (opens in new tab) has serious issues, but I've been having a good amount of fun when I can get into a match. Watch a full round in the video above as I command a stealthy Assassin.
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Tyler grew up in Silicon Valley during the rise of personal computers, playing games like Zork and Arkanoid on the early PCs his parents brought home. He was later captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Blade (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they call "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his first professional review of a videogame: Super Dragon Ball Z for the PS2. He thought it was OK. In 2011, he joined PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's news coverage. His hobbies include amateur boxing and adding to his 1,200-plus hours in Rocket League.