The Incredible Story of No Man’s Sky
No Man’s Sky – with its infinite procedurally generated, massively multiplayer universe – was undoubtedly one of the biggest hits of this year’s E3 conference.
Developed by a small group of UK based developers, No Man’s Sky managed to steal the show without any of the pomp and bluster that typically accompanies E3 announcements; there were no booth babes, no flashing lights or theatrical displays… They didn’t even have a booth.
The core idea of No Man’s Sky was what resonated with so many people and propelled this ambitious indie game to the forefront of the video game industry.
This brief video covers the inspiration for the game, the obstacles Hello Games managed to overcome, and how a tiny team of UK based developers outshone the likes of Ubisoft and EA: