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No Man's Sky gameplay footage shows galactic exploration

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No Mans Sky

Sean Murray of Hello Games showed off a little gameplay from the upcoming No Man's Sky at Sony's E3 conference on Sunday. After demonstrating a little combat, he piloted his ship a random planet he'd never visited before. After scanning for alien life, he demonstrated the destructible environment by blasting some rocks, at which point sentinels, the planet's protectors, chased him off.

After spotting some fish in a lake, also showed how players will be able to discover and report new lifeforms.

No Mans Sky

No release date was announced, and though it was at the Sony conference, we expect it to come to the PC. You can take a look at the gameplay video below, thanks to GamersPreyHD.

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