Outreach screenshot of the space station without power

As far as locations and settings go, the developers behind Outreach have definitely chosen an interesting one. The entirety of the action takes place aboard a Soviet space station set in a re-imagined version of the 1980s. And since that alone apparently isn't interesting enough, the entire crew of the space station is mysteriously and suddenly missing, with very few clues pointing towards their fate.

Outreach heavily leans on its atmosphere and surprisingly authentic visuals to carry the experience, so I would recommend you check out the recently posted gameplay trailer right below. It doesn't showcase much in terms of actual gameplay, but it does an extremely good job of setting up the mood and explaining the general premise. Have a look:

Since Outreach is set aboard a space station (and its surrounding area) there is obviously going to be zero gravity to contend with, which brings with it some unique challenges. The developers are aiming to have a realistic representation of zero gravity, so don't expect to walk around like in standard adventure games - you will have to move by pushing yourself off from surfaces! How smoothly this will work when we finally get our hands on the game, I have no idea, but its certainly a mechanic worth exploring as the potential really is there.

If all of this sounds like something you might enjoy you can find more information on Outreach by visiting either the official website or Steam. As for the release date, you can expect to see Outreach in 2017 for both PC and Mac, though the exact release date hasn't been given just yet. And finally, here's a couple of images:

Outreach screenshot of a floating cassette player

Outreach screenshot of floating debris

Outreach screenshot of the outside of the space station

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