The Solus Project

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The Solus Project
Solus cover.jpg
Developer(s) Teotl Studios
Grip Digital
Publisher(s) Teotl Studios
Grip Digital
Engine Unreal Engine 4
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows
Xbox One
PlayStation 4
Release Microsoft Windows
June 7, 2016
Xbox One
July 15, 2016
PlayStation 4
September 18, 2017
Genre(s) Survival
Mode(s) Single-player

The Solus Project is a first-person single-player survival video game developed by Teotl Studios and Grip Games. An early access version of the game was released on Steam, Xbox One and GOG in February 2016, and the full version of the game was released on June 7, 2016 on PC and July 15, 2016 for Xbox One .[1] The game is a spiritual successor[2] to previous Teotl title, The Ball.

Gameplay[edit]

The Solus Project is an advanced environmental survival-adventure game, in which the player controls an astronaut on a mission to save mankind. Their spacecraft crashes on an uncharted, alien planet, Gliese-6143-C. They have to survive on the planet and faces factors such as hunger level, thirst, body temperature or weather conditions. The player explores the planet full of temples and other interesting places.[3] Your character is the lone survivor of a crew looking for a colony, as mankind is on the verge of extinction. Plants grow and rot, weather changes from scorching heat to chilling storms, and the wind and humidity are unforgiving. Craft items, explore vast areas, monitor your health, sleep regularly and more.

Learn the secrets of a mysterious alien civilization that might hold the key to mankind's survival.

Reception[edit]

The Solus Project has a score of 68, a "Mixed or Average" rating on Metacritic, based upon 27 reviews.[4] We Got This Covered awarded it a score of three and a half out of five stars, saying "Despite mechanical discord and an unsatisfying story, the creepy atmosphere and gargantuan spectacle of The Solus Project is worth experiencing firsthand."[5] The game has currently received a four star rating on GOG.com[6] and a 'Very Positive' rating on Steam.[7]

The Solus Project has 3 nominations for Czech Game of the Year Awards. It is nominated in categories Best audio, Best story and Best visuals.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Te, Zorine (February 4, 2016). "Play Xbox One and PC Survival Game The Solus Project This Month". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved February 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "The Solus Project - What Is Solus?". 
  3. ^ Hossain, Manisha (June 20, 2015). "The Solus Project is out to test your survival skills". GameSkinny. Guild Launch, LLC. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/the-solus-project
  5. ^ Holloway, Josh, "The Solus Project Review" (http://wegotthiscovered.com/gaming/the-solus-project-review/). We Got This Covered. Accessed June 10, 2016.
  6. ^ "The Solus Project - GOG.com". Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  7. ^ "The Solus Project - Steam". Retrieved June 13, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Nominace - ČESKÁ HRA ROKU 2016". ČESKÁ HRA ROKU 2016 (in Czech). Retrieved January 28, 2017. 

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