Hellion

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Hellion
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Developer(s)
Zero Gravity
Publisher(s)
Zero Gravity
Platform(s)
PC
Release date(s)
February 24, 2017 (Early Access)
Genre(s)
Space, Survival, Simulation, Action
Mode(s)
Multi-player

Hellion is a fusion of survival and space simulation genres that pits players against the deadly environment as well as one another. Set across a single solar system, they will need to survive extreme temperatures, deadly radiation and scavenge for basic resources like air, water, fuel and other items to survive.

To discover Hellion's secrets, players will need to find a spaceship and venture beyond the confines of their station to search for intel, resources and valuable equipment. To do so, they will have to find a way to coexist and cooperate with other players, or at least cooperate until they have outworn their usefulness.

Hellion was released into Early Access on February 24, 2017. The game can be purchased through Steam.

As of October 15th, 2019 the development studio, Zero Gravity announced the end of development for Hellion. The Dedicated Servers have since been handed over to the Moderators of the discord server, and the team has been slowly disbanding from Hellion. The game, which is no longer in "Early Access", is still available on steam for $14.99 to support the financials of the dedicated servers.[1]

The game was free to download on Steam from March 27, 2020, 10 AM (PT) - March 30, 2020, 10 AM (PT) and after that time it was no longer available to be purchased. It is still possible to play "Hellion" for those who bought the game earlier or downloaded it for free.

Background

A solar system thousands of lightyears from Earth, Hellion is the destination of the first interstellar colonization mission of the 23rd century. A million colonists, suspended in cryogenic hibernation, wake up a century later and find themselves trapped in a nightmare. Instead of grand habitats and planets waiting to receive new settlers, there is only evidence of devastation and conflict everywhere with ruins, debris fields and empty stations. With no trace of UN officials, corporate representatives, engineers, scientists or law enforcement troops, and a rescue operation over half a century away, colonists turn to scavenging, stealing and outright violence. Others try to live in a more civilized way and begin uncovering the truth behind the largest disaster in human history.

The only places still working as intended are small outposts and shuttle crafts that the colonists wake up in. All systems show signs of extensive wear and without immediate repair will soon run out of air, water and power. To survive, colonists will need to obtain tools and resources elsewhere.

Features

For this unique multiplayer experience, Zero Gravity team plan to introduce a series of features including a complex resource gathering system with differing loot zones, a detailed crafting system, unique damage and degradation models for systems and equipment, complex maintenance systems for ships, stations and equipment, all of which are fully modular and customizable, and an immersive background story that needs to be explored in order to reveal the truth behind the devastation of Hellion.

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