So Fred said, “Let’s have another cuppa tea.”

Star Trekkin’ across the universe..
Boldly going forward, coz we can’t find reverse..

So began my virtual life as an official Space Adventurer, alien archaeologist, and Space Bear Grylls in No Man’s Sky.  After a good solid four hours at the console (I’m on-call for the next week and a bit – so I’m stuck indoors), I discovered a new planet and managed to park my spaceship on a tree.

Ruddy learner space pilot! Oh, that's me. Sorry. *cough*
Ruddy learner space pilot! Oh, that’s me. Sorry. *cough*

But in all seriousness, this is one of the best games I’ve played for a very long time.  It feels like Minecraft meets Elite: Dangerous meets The Time Team (meets Cash in the Attic).  Plenty of things to see and do, and the controls are much easier to get used to than Elite.