50 Games Like No Man's Sky

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50 Games like No Man's Sky daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes survival games in a science fiction world for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Subnautica released the 23 January 2018 and ranked #1, Realms of Magic released the 6 December 2017 and ranked #37, Ylands released the 6 December 2017 and ranked #45.

Logo of the video game No Man's Sky

Inspired by the adventure and imagination that we love from classic science-fiction, No Man's Sky presents you with a galaxy to explore, filled with unique planets and lifeforms, and constant danger and action. In No Man's Sky, every star is the light of a distant sun, each orbited by planets filled with life, and you can go to any of them you choose. Fly smoothly from deep space to planetary surfaces, with no loading screens, and no limits. In this infinite procedurally generated universe, you'll discover places and creatures that no other players have seen before - and perhaps never will again.

1# Subnautica - 2018

Review88Score

Descend into the depths of an alien underwater world filled with wonder and peril. Craft equipment, pilot submarines and out-smart wildlife to explore lush coral reefs, volcanoes, cave systems, and more - all while trying to survive.

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Price: $25-$40

3# Crashlands - 2016

Review85Score

As you grow in power, you can venture to new regions of the world, meet strange characters, discover new stories, and encounter new and interesting enemies. with Huge Problems - Four sentient races, three continents, an epic bid for the future of the planet, and you - trapped in the middle, trying to deliver your freakin' packages.

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Price < $5

4# ARK: Survival Evolved Explorer's Edition - 2017

Review80Score

Combining the base game with 3 massive Expansion Packs, ARK: Survival Evolved Explorer's Edition is a ultimate way to get even more dinosaur action! The Explorer's Edition gives you access to the mega hit ARK: Survival Evolved as well as the Scorched Earth (available now), Aberration (available now), and Extinction (coming in 2018) Expansion Packs, adding nearly 900 hours of gameplay!

ARK: Survival Evolved Explorer's Edition similarities with No Man's Sky

crafting100%survival100%management70%inventory management60%

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Price > $40

5# Hold Your Own - 2017

Review85Score
Screenshot of the video game Hold Your Own
Screenshot of the video game Hold Your Own
Screenshot of the video game Hold Your Own

Early Access

An open world sandbox, crafting and survival FPS game set on islands with varying topography. Build bases, craft items to defend yourself from aggressive Wildlife and Human AI. Do you have what it takes to Hold Your Own?

Hold Your Own similarities with No Man's Sky

survival100%crafting90%resource60%sandbox50%inventory management20%

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Price: $15-$25

6# Salt - 2014

Review73Score

Salt is an open world pirate exploration game about discovery and loot! Build a ship and set sail with friends or alone across an infinite world filled with epic and legendary loot, quests, merchants, mysterious ruins, pirates, and other secrets to discover!

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Price: $15-$25

7# Factorio - 2016

Review97Score

Early Access

Factorio is a game about building and creating automated factories to produce items of increasing complexity, within an infinite 2D world. Use your imagination to design your factory, combine simple elements into ingenious structures, and finally protect it from the creatures who don't really like you.

Factorio similarities with No Man's Sky

crafting80%aliens80%management60%survival50%sandbox50%

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Price: $15-$25

8# Phoning Home - 2017

Review69Score

Phoning Home is an open-world exploration game with survival elements set on a strange, alien planet. Follow the story of two robots – ION and ANI – and their life-defining journey.

Phoning Home similarities with No Man's Sky

survival100%exploration90%crafting80%resource80%sci-fi30%

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Price: $15-$25

9# RimWorld - 2016

Review96Score

Early Access

A sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Inspired by Dwarf Fortress and Firefly. Generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, trade, and more.

RimWorld similarities with No Man's Sky

sandbox100%management70%survival60%crafting50%sci-fi30%

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Price: $25-$40

10# 9th Dawn - 2016

Review86Score

Explore an expansive and rich world; venture through thick forests, ancient ruins, deep caverns, and besieged towns. From the southern sands of the frigid glaciers to the north, engage in battle with the terrifying monsters and other unsavoury figures that aim to stand in your way. Set out into a world on a perilous journey to aid in the reclamation of the home and birthplace of a once glorious and thriving nation.

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Price < $5

11# Rodina - 2014

Review100Score

Early Access

RODINA is an immersive space exploration game which allows players to seamlessly travel across an entire full-scale, alien-infested solar system. Seamless means your character can travel anywhere - in space, on planets, and in your ship - with no loading screens!

Rodina similarities with No Man's Sky

sandbox90%sci-fi60%exploration60%aliens50%survival20%

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Price: $15-$25

12# Don't Starve: Pocket Edition - 2015

Review86Score

Dont Starve: Pocket Edition, brings the hit PC game enjoyed by over 6 million players to Android. Wilson must learn to exploit his environment and its inhabitants if he ever hopes to escape and find his way back home.

Don't Starve: Pocket Edition similarities with No Man's Sky

survival100%crafting60%sandbox60%exploration30%inventory management30%

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Price: $5-$15

13# Mass Effect: Andromeda - 2017

Review75Score

A new adventure awaits in the Mass Effect universe. With stunning visuals and a new galaxy to discover, BioWare delivers the next generation of space exploration. Commander Shepard's story may be over, but there are many more stories to tell in the Mass Effect universe. Mass Effect Andromeda will be set in a new galaxy, with new characters, new quests and a whole load of new consequence-laden decisions to make. Mass Effect: Andromeda takes you to the Andromeda galaxy, far beyond the Milky Way. There, you'll lead our fight for a new home in hostile territory - where WE are the aliens. Play as the Pathfinder - a leader of a squad of military-trained explorers - with deep progression and customisation systems. This is the story of humanity’s next chapter, and your choices throughout the game will ultimately determine our survival in the Andromeda Galaxy. As you unfold the mysteries of the Andromeda Galaxy and the hope for humanity lies on your shoulders – You must ask yourself… How far will you go? Key Features: Return to the Mass Effect universe. Lead the first humans in Andromeda on a desperate search for our new home. In this new chapter of Mass Effect, meet and recruit all-new, interesting characters caught up in an epic space saga filled with mystery and galactic conflict. Fight for survival. Battle with your Pathfinder team against terrifying enemies and creatures. New additions like destructible environments, boosted jumps for added verticality, and all-new weapons and Biotics make combat more thrilling than ever. Build your hero. Create a formidable hero with amazing weapons, powers and tech. A much more flexible skill and weapon progression tree means you can replicate your play style to make you unstoppable against new, powerful alien enemies. Explore a new galaxy. Chart your own course in a dangerous new region. Unravel the mysteries of the Andromeda galaxy as you discover rich, alien worlds in the search for humanity’s new home.

Mass Effect: Andromeda similarities with No Man's Sky

crafting90%sci-fi90%exploration80%aliens80%

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Price > $40

14# Dig or Die - 2015

Review86Score

Early Access

Crash land on an hostile planet where you'll have to build the strongest defenses if you wish to live to escape from it. But be warned... this planet is merciless. Build strong, and smart; else physics may flood or destroy your only hopes of survival.

Dig or Die similarities with No Man's Sky

crafting90%survival90%sci-fi40%sandbox40%

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Price: $5-$15

15# The Long Journey Home - 2017

Review70Score

The Long Journey Home combines the endless freedom of space with a new open questing system that always leaves you in command. Deliver the stranded Glukkt to his homeworld as he asks, or to your new slaver friends? Attempt to make allies with everyone, or pin your hopes on the tougher races, and hope they never turn on you? Jump by jump, make hard decisions and live with the consequences, in a universe that is never the same twice.

The Long Journey Home similarities with No Man's Sky

aliens90%resource80%sci-fi70%exploration60%survival40%

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Price > $40

16# StarForge - 2014

Review79Score

StarForge is a sci fi survival sandbox. Hunt to eat, dig for resources, craft many items, build a fort, and fight enemies in order to survive! Do this alone, or with other players, in a fully infinite procedural world.

StarForge similarities with No Man's Sky

crafting100%aliens80%survival60%sandbox40%sci-fi30%

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Price: $25-$40

17# Out There - 2015

Review83Score

In Out There, you will have to survive, tinkering your ship with what you can gather drifting in the void, and spot garden planets to refill your oxygen supply. A dark adventure in deep space Compatible with touch devices or mouse and keyboard Explore a freshly procedurally-generated galaxy every time 350+ unique text adventures with multiple choices Epic main storyline leading to 4 different endings 10 spaceships with different specs to discover Crafting system with 20+ alien technologies built from 15 materials Engage with alien life forms and learn their language No combat! its you against the environment Eerie score by award-winning composer Siddhartha Barnhoorn (Antichamber, The Stanley Parable) featuring vocals by Lara Ausensi (Forest Kingdom II, Shevannai - The Voice of Elves) Fantastic pulp comics graphics High replay value

Out There similarities with No Man's Sky

resource100%sci-fi80%survival70%aliens70%

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Price < $5

18# Voyageur - 2017

Review75Score

Assemble a crew of misfits to travel with you on your one-way trip to sail on seas of liquid methane, descend into the clouds of heavy-atmosphere worlds, and unveil the secrets of the alien life that created the Device. Voyageur's world is full of diverse cultures and societies, inspired by contemporary science fiction authors such as Iain Banks, NK Jemisin, Ann Leckie, and Cixin Liu.

Voyageur similarities with No Man's Sky

pirates100%sci-fi100%trading80%exploration60%

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Price < $5

19# The Solus Project - 2016

Review68Score

- Plants grow and rot, weather changes from scorching heat to chilling storms, the wind and humidity are unforgiving... - Craft items, explore vast areas, monitor your health, sleep regularly, and more A true survival experience! - Learn the secrets of a mysterious alien civilization that might hold the key to humanity's survival!

The Solus Project similarities with No Man's Sky

survival100%crafting70%exploration70%sci-fi40%inventory management20%

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Price: $15-$25

20# Starbound - 2016

Review85Score

Starbound is an extraterrestrial sandbox adventure game! You’ve fled your home, only to find yourself lost in space with a damaged ship. Your only option is to beam down to the planet below and gather the resources you need to repair your ship and set off to explore the vast, infinite...

Starbound similarities with No Man's Sky

crafting100%exploration50%sandbox40%aliens40%survival30%

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Price: $15-$25

21# J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars - 2014

Review82Score

J.U.L.I.A.: Among the Stars is an innovative narrative driven adventure game. The story centers on Rachel Manners, a 35 year old astrobiologist. She is a member of an elite group of scientists, chosen to embark on one of the most critical missions ever conceived on Earth. Now Rachel is alone, orbiting an unknown planet.

J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars similarities with No Man's Sky

sci-fi100%discovery60%survival40%exploration40%

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Price: $15-$25

22# Minecraft: Wii U Edition - 2016

Review76Score

The pack includes: 40 new Super Mario‐themed skins including Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach, as well as troublemakers like Bowser, Wario and all seven Koopalings Super Mario World itself! Super Mario‐style textures, numerous Mario‐themed puzzles, dozens of character skins and music from Super Mario 64 to enjoy *To experience split-screen functionality a high-definition television is required.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition similarities with No Man's Sky

inventory management100%crafting90%sandbox80%survival50%resource50%

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23# P.A.M.E.L.A. - 2017

Review73Score

Early Access

Explore, fight, and survive as an awakened sleeper, in a fallen utopian city ravaged by a horrific disease. With an array of hi-tech weapons, highly immersive UI, full-body awareness, and much more, P.A.M.E.L.A. delivers an intense and unforgiving survival experience.

P.A.M.E.L.A. similarities with No Man's Sky

sandbox100%survival80%sci-fi80%exploration50%

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Price: $25-$40

24# Empyrion - Galactic Survival - 2015

Review73Score

Early Access

Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a 3D open world, space survival adventure in which you can fly across space and land on planets. Build, explore, fight and survive in a hostile galaxy full of hidden dangers.

Empyrion - Galactic Survival similarities with No Man's Sky

survival100%crafting60%sandbox50%exploration30%sci-fi30%

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Price: $15-$25

25# Last Horizon - 2015

Review80Score

A minimal space exploration and survival game. Pilot the last vessel of a fallen civilization into the vast unknown, in search of a new world to call home.

Last Horizon similarities with No Man's Sky

exploration90%survival80%management80%aliens60%

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Price < $5