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Entropy

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Developer: Artplant
Release Date: 2014

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'Entropy' Early Access Beta Gets PVP Mode - Trailer

by Rainier on June 25, 2014 @ 11:39 p.m. PDT

Entropy is an open-universe science fiction MMO with a strong focus on freeform gameplay and large-scale space combat.

Explore a hostile galaxy filled with over a hundred solar systems, each completely explorable, where you can hunt, trade, mine and salvage in order to survive. In Entropy, you can play the way you want, and take part in shaping a universe where you, the players, are in control.

Entropy is a true MMO - not just an arena shooter or a single-player game with added online functionality. You can interact with thousands of other players - some friendly, many hostile. Your actions will shape and influence the persistent universe.

Entropy has launched a slew of updates and improvements including a winner-takes-all gladiatorial combat sport called 'NOVA.' The updates coincide with the game taking part in this year's Steam Summer Sale, where until Monday, June 30, all three of Entropy's Founders program -- Colonist, Explorer and Founder -- will be available at a reduced rate of 33% below standard price.

NOVA competitions pit up to five pilots against each other in a free-for-all duel that sees the winner walk away with not only the spoils of victory, but also game credits. As NOVA sectors are gated and require entrance fees of either 10,000cr / 50,000cr / 100,000cr, winning is about more than just glory -- it's about earning potential! As well as the NOVA sectors, Artplant have also listened to the community and have made a host of improvements to the games GUI, ensuring a smoother and more streamlined experience, as well as adding in brand new abilities.

Early Access to Entropy can be purchased by visiting the Steam Store.

Key Features

  • Massively multiplayer Space Combat: Entropy finally delivers a true dogfighting experience in an MMO environment. Experience the thrill of skill-based combat set against a massively multiplayer arena, where up to a hundred simultaneous players per instance can fight for supremacy.
  • Dynamic Trade: Economics is the engine that drives the universe of Entropy, and a good knowledge of supply and demand can make you a fortune. Whether you play the market and trade between different stations, transporting goods across star systems crawling with pirates, mine rich asteroids or loot ancient relics, there are many routes to riches.
  • Customisation: A deep character development system allows you to customize yours skills and ship modules to be the best possible pilot in the role that you want to play. Offensive, defensive and passive abilities allow you to customise your approach to combat and survival. Add to this a deep avatar creator with infinite variations, and you have a game intent on making each player unique and specialised.
  • Exploration: Entropy already has 120 explorable star systems that can be interacted with on three different gameplay levels. The Galaxy map allows you to plot routes across the galaxy, through safe or hostile territory. The System map is where you travel between locations, hunt down players with valuable loot, and discover Sectors containing rich mining fields and ancient derelicts. These Sectors are the 3D levels in which the action will take place. Many sectors are permanent features of a system, but there are also dynamic Sectors that will only appear through persistent exploration.

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