Factsheet

Developer:
Cosmic Picnic
Based in Stockholm County, Sweden

Release date:
3rd February 2016

Platforms:
Playstation 4

Website:
adiosgame.com

Regular Price:

USD$11.99
EUR€13.99

Description

Amazing Discoveries In Outer Space (ADIOS) is an odyssey through the galaxy where physics-based space-flight and platforming action blend seamlessly together. Explore a colorful universe filled with amazing discoveries, alien races, and fashionable hats. Unfortunately, your only company is ZING, a navigation computer with no memory of your whereabouts and a slightly faulty social circuit.

History

Early prototypes of ADIOS started out as a-game-where-you-can-land-on-planets back when we hadn't really seen seamless transitions from space to planet surfaces since Elite: First Encounters. Determined that even 2D-games could treat space seriously, work began creating an engine and prototyping gameplay. In 2013 Cosmic Picnic was founded in order to make Amazing Discoveries In Outer Space.

Features

  • Gameplay built around exploration and physics
  • Comprehensive physical simulation of entire solar systems including gravity, temperature and atmospheric air resistance
  • Find new ships, astronauts, gadgets, powerups and amazing discoveries
  • Hand-drawn art and handcrafted game engine
  • Procedurally generated solar systems, each with a plethora of planets, asteroids, alien species and strange artifacts
  • Roguelike elements
  • No weapons or killing (horrible accidents may occur)

Videos

Release Trailer YouTube

Launch Trailer YouTube

Gameplay I YouTube

Gameplay II YouTube

A Cautious Tale of Alien Trickery YouTube


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (26MB)
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02_platforming.png
03_system.png
04_towcable.png
05_mushroom.png
06_sun.png
07_customize.png
08_dock.png
09_shop.png
10_blink.png
11_box_art.png
12_logo_planet.png

download logo files as .zip (17MB)
logo
logo


Selected Articles

  • "It’s an inventive game that skillfully captures the perils and intrigue of space exploration, wrapping it up in an endlessly replayable package."
    - Thomas Ella, Hardcore Gamer
  • "Gabe, wake up. Wake up!"
    - Mike Krahulik, Penny Arcade
  • "The aesthetic is across-the-board beautiful, the designs are unique and intelligent, and the gameplay is remarkably enjoyable."
    - Logan Schultz, BagoGames
  • "It certainly caught me off guard, and I tip my hat to Cosmic Picnic for reminding me of the important things in life."
    - Brad L, Digitally Downloaded
  • "It’s the sort of game that’s easy to pick up and play when you’ve got a spare twenty minutes to waste, although that ‘twenty minutes’ will often turn into hours upon hours of enjoyable Space exploration."
    - Daryl Leach, Use A Potion
  • "An interesting space exploration game, bestowed with an almost magnetic feeling."
    - Andrea Dresseno, Everyeye.it
  • "Amazing Discoveries in Outer Space is a tough but charming little space exploration game."
    - S J Hollis, Punk and Lizard
  • "Former Battlefield devs go indie, bring peace to space with a hybrid platformer"
    - Dale North, VentureBeat

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About Cosmic Picnic

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Making video games about space, friendships, hardships, and spaceships since 2013.

More information
More information on Cosmic Picnic, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Amazing Discoveries In Outer Space Credits

Niclas Forsell
Design/Code

John Holmvall
Art

Filip Karlsson
Code

Joakim Kanon
Music


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