X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Gaming in Space (Almost, Really)

by Alisha K.
Advertisement

NASA wants to put you in space–sort of–and they’re willing to build an MMO to prove it. With Astronaut: Mars, Moon and Beyond, the folks behind the American space program hope to produce a game that will be to space what America’s Army was to, uh… American’s actual Army.

nasa game astronaut

Just as America’s Army was developed to simulate the Army experience without all that pesky paperwork and obedience, NASA’s game is set so simulate the astronaut experience. Astronaut‘s aim is to expose a new generation to the intelligence and technology that the space program is built upon, and perhaps in doing so, recruit tomorrow’s engineers and astronauts.

The game is designed around mission-based play that promises to expose gamers to all the challenges of space exploration, just without the floating around. Personally, I could do without that anyway… but that may mean I’m not the target demographic!

[EDGE via Massively]

Deals in The Technabob Shop




More from Awesomer Media...

Breakdancing Record Attempts

Breakdancing Record Attempts

Death Note (Teaser)

Death Note (Teaser)

Russians Go Curling with Cars

Russians Go Curling with Cars

Lotus Elise Sprint Sheds Weight to Gain Performance

Lotus Elise Sprint Sheds Weight to Gain Performance

Gentle Giant Spider-Man Collectors Gallery 1/8 Scale Statue

Gentle Giant Spider-Man Collectors Gallery 1/8 Scale Statue

Hot Toys Star Wars Death Star Gunner 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Hot Toys Star Wars Death Star Gunner 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Advertisement