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 33000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes survival games in a science fiction world for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. 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 is Phoning Home released the 7 February 2017

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No Man's Sky is a game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated universe.

1# Crashlands - 2016

Review
86
Score

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.
Crashlands is a survival open-world RPG game.

Crashlands stands strong amongst other best crafting games like No Man's Sky and shares with it these features: crafting, survival, inventory, exploration, management and resource. This game was released in 2016.
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2# Elite: Dangerous - 2015

Review
80
Score
Screenshot of the video game Elite: Dangerous
Screenshot of the video game Elite: Dangerous
Screenshot of the video game Elite: Dangerous

Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy. Elite Dangerous brings gaming’s original open world adventure into the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entirety of the Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions.
Elite: Dangerous is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) simulation game in space.

Elite: Dangerous adapts the same core mechanics of trading pirates as No Man's Sky and shares with it these features: trading, pirates, space, exploration and science fiction.
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3# Phoning Home - 2017

Review
71
Score

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

Phoning Home is similar to No Man's Sky on these features: exploration, survival, resource, crafting and science fiction, but has an open world. Phoning Home is a fresh release of 2017.
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4# The Solus Project - 2016

Review
77
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Solus Project
Screenshot of the video game The Solus Project
Screenshot of the video game The Solus Project

The Solus Project is a single player exploration adventure with survival elements. The adventure is set on a mysterious planet and is the spiritual successor to The Ball - 2010 PC Gamer Action/Adventure Game Of The Year...
The Solus Project is a survival game in a science fiction world.

As with other games like No Man's Sky, The Solus Project is all about survival and shares with it these features: survival, exploration, science fiction, crafting and inventory. The Solus Project is a recent addition to the popular survival exploration genre.
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5# Star Command - 2015

Review
75
Score

Early Access

Star Command Galaxies is the ultimate starship simulator. Become Captain and recruit your crew, build your ship, explore a randomly generated universe and battle alien ships across the galaxy.
Star Command is a simulation game in a science fiction world.

Star Command adapts the same core mechanics of science fiction exploration as No Man's Sky and shares with it these features: science fiction, exploration, aliens, management and space.
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6# Last Horizon - 2015

Review
78
Score

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 is a survival game in space.

As a No Man's Sky fan, you'll definitely enjoy Last Horizon's gameplay qualities common to the exploration space genre.
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7# Into the Stars - 2016

Review
61
Score
Screenshot of the video game Into the Stars
Screenshot of the video game Into the Stars
Screenshot of the video game Into the Stars

Take the role of Captain in this Space Survival Simulation as you explore a massive star system in search of a new home for humanity. Outfit your ship, hand pick your crew and set off on a journey through an open-world where you must scavenge resources, shelter civilians and outrun a hostile alien force.
Into the Stars is a survival simulation game in space.

Fan of games like No Man's Sky will find a lot to like in Into the Stars, because they shares a lot of features: space, survival, resource, exploration, trading, science fiction and management. This game was released in 2016.
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8# Osiris: New Dawn - 2016

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ND
Score
Screenshot of the video game Osiris: New Dawn
Screenshot of the video game Osiris: New Dawn
Screenshot of the video game Osiris: New Dawn

Early Access

After crash-landing on an distant planet, build a colony with your friends, battle others and explore the system prospecting for immeasurable riches. Discover, fight, and tame indigenous alien creatures or search for lost human expeditions as you survive the far reaches of space.
Osiris: New Dawn is a survival sandbox game in space.

If you have been playing quite some time to No Man's Sky you will find a lot to like in Osiris: New Dawn, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, space, crafting, science fiction, exploration and aliens. Osiris: New Dawn is a recent addition to the popular survival massive genre.
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9# Empyrion - Galactic Survival - 2015

Review
91
Score
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival

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 is a survival open-world sandbox game in space.

Critically acclaimed, fan of games like No Man's Sky will find a lot to like in Empyrion - Galactic Survival, because they shares a lot of features: survival, space, crafting and exploration.
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10# Elite Dangerous: Horizons - 2016

Review
74
Score

Scanning airless planets and moons brings new gameplay as players detect signals, crashed ships, mineral deposits, outposts and fortresses. Alone or with friends players will explore, mine and engage hostile forces as they attempt to infiltrate strongholds guarding valuable rewards. Players will explore new worlds, coasting over mountaintops, diving into canyons, landing on the surface and rolling out onto the surface in your SRV, all without loading times or breaks in gameplay.Elite Dangerous: Horizons will continue to introduce new features and gameplay as the season continues into 2016, enriching the Elite Dangerous experience with new activities and new ways to play.
Elite Dangerous: Horizons is a first-person simulation game in space.

Fan of games like No Man's Sky will find a lot to like in Elite Dangerous: Horizons, because they shares a lot of features: trading, space, exploration and crafting. This game was released in 2016.
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11# Endless Sky - 2015

Review
93
Score
Screenshot of the video game Endless Sky
Screenshot of the video game Endless Sky
Screenshot of the video game Endless Sky

Endless Sky is a 2D space trading and combat game inspired by the classic Escape Velocity series. Work your way up from a relatively wimpy shuttle, cargo ship, or fighter, to a highly upgraded and customized flagship or to a massive fleet of warships or freighters.
Endless Sky is a free to play. Endless Sky is a game in space in a science fiction world.

Critically acclaimed, fan of games like No Man's Sky will find a lot to like in Endless Sky, in addition to being free, because they shares a lot of features: space, trading, science fiction, pirates and management.
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12# The Flame in the Flood - 2016

Review
75
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood

A rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten post-societal America. Forage, craft, evade predators.
The Flame in the Flood is a survival rogue-like game.

The Flame in the Flood is like No Man's Sky mixed with a rogue-like procedural generation of the adventure. It also shares these gameplay elements: survival, crafting, inventory, management and resource. This game was released in 2016.
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13# Sky Break - 2015

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ND
Score
Screenshot of the video game Sky Break
Screenshot of the video game Sky Break
Screenshot of the video game Sky Break

Sky Break is an open-world game on a stormy abandoned planet filled with wild mechas. Learn to master this world and to hack the mechas if you want a chance to survive.
Sky Break is a survival open-world RPG game in a science fiction world.

If you have been playing quite some time to No Man's Sky you will find a lot to like in Sky Break, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, science fiction, crafting and exploration.
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14# Minecraft: Wii U Edition - 2016

Review
76
Score
Screenshot of the video game Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Screenshot of the video game Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Screenshot of the video game Minecraft: Wii U Edition

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 is a survival game that can be played with controllers.

If you have been playing quite some time to No Man's Sky you will find a lot to like in Minecraft: Wii U Edition, because they have a lot of features in common: inventory, crafting, survival and resource. Minecraft: Wii U Edition is a recent addition to the popular inventory crafting genre.
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15# Beyond Despair - 2017

Review
ND
Score
Screenshot of the video game Beyond Despair
Screenshot of the video game Beyond Despair
Screenshot of the video game Beyond Despair

Early Access

Multiplayer game in original universe full of despair, deaths, bloodthirsty creatures, anomalies and paranormal activity. Players can explore the world, take missions and follow main quest. Think you have survived? It is only the beginning.
Beyond Despair is a survival horror survival-horror adventure game.

If you have been playing quite some time to No Man's Sky you will find a lot to like in Beyond Despair, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, trading, crafting, science fiction and inventory. Beyond Despair is a fresh release of 2017.
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16# ASTRONEER - 2016

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ND
Score
Screenshot of the video game ASTRONEER
Screenshot of the video game ASTRONEER
Screenshot of the video game ASTRONEER

Early Access

A game of aerospace industry and interplanetary exploration.
ASTRONEER is a survival open-world sandbox game in space.

Is that No Man's Sky?, with all the game mechanics it shares with ASTRONEER ( space, survival, exploration, science fiction, crafting and trading ) you could think it is. ASTRONEER is a recent addition to the popular space survival genre.
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17# Alien: Isolation - 2015

Review
81
Score
Screenshot of the video game Alien: Isolation
Screenshot of the video game Alien: Isolation
Screenshot of the video game Alien: Isolation

Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger.
Alien: Isolation is a stealth survival horror survival-horror game in a science fiction world.

Alien: Isolation is like No Man's Sky mixed with an horror theme. It also shares these gameplay elements: survival, science fiction, crafting and aliens.
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18# FTL: Faster Than Light - 2014

Review
86
Score
Screenshot of the video game FTL: Faster Than Light
Screenshot of the video game FTL: Faster Than Light
Screenshot of the video game FTL: Faster Than Light

This "spaceship simulation roguelike-like" allows you to take your ship and crew on an adventure through a randomly generated galaxy filled with glory and bitter defeat.
FTL: Faster Than Light is a rogue-like simulation game in a science fiction world.

FTL: Faster Than Light is like No Man's Sky mixed with a rogue-like procedural generation of the adventure. It also shares these gameplay mechanics: science fiction, pirates, space, aliens, trading and survival.
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19# Nomad - 2015

Review
72
Score

Early Access

Try and survive in the world of Nomad. Build a base and protect it from raiding players. Scavenge food, weapons and medical supplies around towns. Team up with other friendly players and make a base. Make your mark on the world of Nomad.
Nomad is a free to play. Nomad is a survival game in space.

Nomad and No Man's Sky are alike, but with zombies and is free (free to play / freemium). Nomad is like No Man's Sky on these features: survival, space, trading, crafting and exploration.
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20# Nomad Fleet - 2015

Review
74
Score
Screenshot of the video game Nomad Fleet
Screenshot of the video game Nomad Fleet
Screenshot of the video game Nomad Fleet

Nomad Fleet is a RTS game where you must lead the last remnants of Mankind to safety after a mysterious alien race has hunted them near extinction. Lead a fully armed fleet of battleships, carriers and fighters through a series of randomized scenarios and encounters where they must fight for their survival while scavenging for resources,...
Nomad Fleet is a real-time strategy game in space in a science fiction world.

The main difference between Nomad Fleet and No Man's Sky is that is has a real-time gameplay. It is otherwise similar to No Man's Sky on these features: space, science fiction, trading, survival and pirates.
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21# J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars - 2014

Review
77
Score
Screenshot of the video game J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars
Screenshot of the video game J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars
Screenshot of the video game J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars

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 is a puzzle adventure game in a science fiction world.

If you have been playing quite some time to No Man's Sky you will find a lot to like in J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars, because they have a lot of features in common: science fiction, space, exploration and discovery.
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22# The Admin - 2016

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ND
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Admin
Screenshot of the video game The Admin
Screenshot of the video game The Admin

In the distant future, there are rumors of a mysterious cyborg running an abandoned hidden research facility on a planet far from the center of human civilizations.His mysterious origin attracts the Star System Governments to investigate the truth of this cyborg called The Admin and reclaim the facility with all its researches inside.
The Admin is a third-person adventure game in a science fiction world.

Fan of games like No Man's Sky will find a lot to like in The Admin, because they shares a lot of features: science fiction, aliens, pirates and trading. This game was released in 2016.
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23# Darkout - 2013

Review
58
Score
Screenshot of the video game Darkout
Screenshot of the video game Darkout
Screenshot of the video game Darkout

Crashed and alone on a world mankind tried to leave behind, Darkout challenges players to survive on Illuna, in harsh, procedurally generated biomes, utilizing the game’s sandbox features to build shelters, craft weapons, and research new technologies.You are not alone.
Darkout is a sandbox game in a science fiction world.

If you have been playing quite some time to No Man's Sky you will find a lot to like in Darkout, because they have a lot of features in common: crafting, resource, science fiction, inventory, exploration, survival and space.
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24# Sunless Sea - 2015

Review
81
Score

LOSE YOUR MIND. EAT YOUR CREW. DIE. Take the helm of your steamship and set sail for the unknown! Sunless Sea is a game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death, set in the award-winning Victorian Gothic universe of Fallen London.
Sunless Sea is a rogue-like game.

Sunless Sea is a game like No Man's Sky, but with a twist: a rogue-like procedural generation of the adventure. Sunless Sea otherwise is like No Man's Sky on these features: exploration, pirates, discovery and survival.
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25# Sunset Rangers - 2016

Review
ND
Score
Screenshot of the video game Sunset Rangers
Screenshot of the video game Sunset Rangers
Screenshot of the video game Sunset Rangers

Early Access

Sunset Rangers is a Western Sandbox in a random open world, with random events (from a simple hidden barrel to a giant worm that requires dozens of players to kill). In this dangerous world, you will need powerful guns, which are random too.
Sunset Rangers is a survival open-world game.

Sunset Rangers is similar to No Man's Sky on these features: survival, crafting, trading and inventory, but has an open world. This game was released in 2016.
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