Kotaku Goes Hands-On With Planetoid Pioneers

Kotaku’s Tim Rogers went hands-on with Planetoid Pioneers and was joined by Dan Tabar, the founder of Data Realms. During their let’s play, they explored the starting area of the game and experimented with the game’s wacky physics engine. Together they commentated on the protagonist’s struggle to traverse the planetoids and the inclusion of Data Realms’ custom-made engine […]

Rock Paper Shotgun Reports on Planetoid Pioneers Exit from Early Access

Alice O’Connor of Rock Paper Shotgun reported on the launch of Planetoid Pioneers, the cooperative sci-fi Physicsvania where geriatric astronauts explore the asteroid belt beyond Mars. Alice shared her enjoyment of the protagonist’s wacky antics and referred to the gameplay as a “wobbly physics-y build-o-metroidvania.” It sends a wobbly old man inside circular planetoids, digging, building, destroying, piloting […]

PC Gamer Reports Physicsvania Planetoid Pioneers Launches Feb. 8th

Planetoid Pioneers, the cooperative sci-fi Physicsvania where geriatric astronauts explore the asteroid belt beyond Mars from indie developer Data Realms, launches Feb. 8th on Steam and the Humble Store, priced at $20. With a diverse set of game modes, “radically different challenges,” and a curated user-generated content community in which the best submissions are automatically incorporated […]

PC Gamer Interviews Data Realms on Planetoid Pioneers’ Innovative Steam Workshop Integration

Joe Donnelly of PC Gamer interviewed the developers of Planetoid Pioneers and learned more about their innovative integration of the Steam Workshop. Data Realms, the developer of Planetoid Pioneers, explained that anything that players create can show up in anyone’s world. Players can commend the creations they enjoy the most by rating them, making these items more likely to appear in […]

Hardcore Gamer went Hands-On with Planetoid Pioneers

While at PAX West, Jason Bohn of Harcore Gamer went hands-on with Planetoid Pioneers, the metroidvania-like space crafter from independent developer Data Realms.  Jason was impressed by the ability to solve puzzles in diverse ways and commented on its sense of charm and distinct atmosphere. “It looks weird in trailers and it plays weird, too. It’s a […]