Hardspace: Shipbreaker review: strip spacecraft for parts in orbit

This video game lets you work as a salvager in low Earth orbit. Essentially, it is like building a Lego set in reverse, and, like Lego, it is a very satisfying experience, finds Jacob Aron

Technology 12 October 2022

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If you cut into a ship with an atmosphere, you risk explosive decompression

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Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Blackbird Interactive

PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S/X

ARE you worried about machines coming for your job? Personally, I hope I have a few decades yet before science journalism is fully automated, though I admit the rapid progress of text-generating artificial intelligence has me a little concerned. Now, thanks to Hardspace: Shipbreaker, I already have an alternative career lined up: spacecraft disposal technician.

The game, which was released on PC in May and received a wider …

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