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Kerbal Space Program

Rating Summary

Based on 32 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

73%

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Kerbal Space Program Reviews Summary

Summary: Kerbal Space Program as a PC game is fun and worthwhile for many critics with its deep spaceship building simulation. But on other platforms it is very flawed due to the control schemes not being up to scratch

General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 11, 2016
Xbox One2016
Wii U2016
PCApr 26, 2015

Developer: SQUADTeam, Squad

Publisher: Squad

Genre: Simulation

In KSP you must build a space-worthy craft, capable of flying its crew out into space without killing them. At your disposal is a collection of parts, which must be assembled to create a functional ship. Each part has its own function and will affect the way a ship flies (or doesn't). So strap yourself in, and get ready to try some Rocket Science! The game offers three gameplay modes: Sandbox, in which you are free to build anything you can think of; Science Mode, which lets you perform Scientific experiments to advance the knowledge of Kerbalkind and further the available technology; and Career Mode, in which you must manage every aspect of your Space Program, including administration strategies, Crew Management, Reputation, as well as taking up Contracts to earn Funds and upgrade your Space Center Facilities (or repair them).

Kerbal Space Program Reviews

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An essential sandbox for anyone with an interest in space, rocketry, or explosions.

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A perfect blend of science and slapstick, and a robust and compelling sandbox of possibility. Simply outstanding.

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Kerbal Space Program is a deep, funny, and detailed physics sim that never takes itself too seriously.

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An inspired mix of real science, sandbox gameplay, and space simulation – that is both a lot more entertaining and a lot more accessible than you'd expect.

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