Out of Space Review
Posted: 4 months ago, last updated 9 weeks ago.
Each of the spaceship levels are procedurally generated so you have a different challenge each time you play. This combines with the fun of playing with other people to make it a game that's easy to pick up and play while also requiring some strategy about prioritising your short and long term commitments and challenges.
As you play you unlock items you can purchase with in game currency and place in your spaceship to make it more of a home.
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. You can play on the same system with up to 4 players who each need a controller and share the same screen.
How you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.
Select Difficulty: Select difficulty from a range of presets.
Adjustable Anytime: You can adjust the difficulty while playing.
View Control Mapping: You can view a map of controls during play.
Assistance With Direction: Indication of where to go next with arrows, cookie trail and the like.
Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials, instructions and tips.
How much reading or listening comprehension is required, and how accessible this is.
Simple Minimal Reading: Minimal reading is required.
How you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.
Multiple Buttons & Single Stick: Can play with multiple buttons and a stick.
Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.
How you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see.
Balance Audio Levels: Set music and game sound effects separately.
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.
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