No Man’s Sky is finally out, and players are already beginning their trek across the impossibly large universe. Hello Games has done a stellar job in making it all feel both inviting and threatening as you move between planets, star systems, and galaxies. Yet its clear to see that the developers may have had some inspiration from another successful “space” game that you maybe heard of: Destiny.
Before we get into it, let us be clear. These are two very different games, so don’t think that you’re buying into a knockoff. It’s just fun to take a look at all of the similarities that each game has, and you may recognize a few elements for yourself.