No Mans Sky: Everything you need to explore galaxies and chart the stars

No Man's Sky

With such a vast open world full of secrets and systems, you're going to want a No Man's Sky guide to fill in the cracks in your knowledge. Despite a rocky launch and some squandered promise, the game has came on leaps and bounds, and is now touting an upcoming VR mode, following in the footsteps of numerous re-releases,  and bumper content updates. Check out our guide to No Man's Sky, which runs through everything from our review to a suite of guides that should help you in every eventuality when you're lost in space.

No Man's Sky Review

No Man's Sky Review

no man's sky review

Our No Man's Sky review should be your first port of call if you're looking to see if you should pick this game up. Regardless of whether this is your first time or you're looking to revisit the game after its disappointing launch, our review  covers both angles and will inform you whether it's worth another look in almost three years after its initial release.

No Man's Sky Tips

No Man's Sky Tips

No Man's Sky Tips

Now you know how the game is shaping up after multiple updates, you're going to want some No Man's Sky tips to help you become more efficient as you scour the galaxy for resources. From base building to Atlas Seeds, we run through some of the game's less obvious systems that should answer some of your first probing questions.

No Man's Sky hidden mechanics

No Man's Sky Hidden Mechanics

No Man's Sky hidden mechanics

There are a number of No Man's Sky hidden mechanics that you might want to come to terms with early so you can take advantage of them during your play through. The game is fairly light on the tutorial side in some places, putting the emphasis on exploration, so it will still come in handy to read up on some of the more obscure systems in the game, like alien languages and camera filters.

No Man's Sky Atlas Pass

No Man's Sky Atlas Pass

No Man's Sky Atlas Pass

Trying to figure out the No Man's Sky Atlas Pass system can be tricky, especially when most of their functionality remains unexplained. Simply put, they help you get behind locked doors in the buildings and space stations you find throughout the world. It's very important to grab them as they often lead to great loot, so check out our guide on how to find and use each tier of Atlas Pass.

No Man's Sky Technology Modules

No Man's Sky Technology Modules

No Man's Sky Technology Modules

One of the most important resources in the game are No Man's Sky Technology Modules. They help you repair weapon components, ships and equipment, but they're also incredibly hard to find. They cost a ton of units and rely on the player finding technology to dismantle if they can't afford it, so read our guide and we'll show you the best methods for finding Technology Modules in No Man's Sky.

No Man's Sky Freighter

No Man's Sky Freighter

No Man's Sky freighter

Acquiring a No Man's Sky Freighter should be a no-brainer for any keen explorer. First off, who doesn't want a badass spaceship home base where you can store items and conduct important business meetings! Check out our guide to find out how to pick one up without spending all of your precious units. It's cheeky but it's worth it!

No Man's Sky Multiplayer

No Man's Sky Multiplayer

No Man's Sky Multiplayer

Players can now take part in No Man's Sky multiplayer sessions following the NEXT update, after the initial promise stumbled many moons ago around the game's launch. However, the game still leaves the ins and outs of multiplayer unexplained, which is why you should read our handy guide to find out what is shared (and more importantly, what isn't.)

No Man's Sky Chromatic Metal

No Man's Sky Chromatic Metal

No Man's Sky freighter storage

Finding valuable No Man's Sky Chromatic Metal can be the key to unlocking base-building capabilities and completing late-game crafting recipes. Unfortunately, it's one of the new resources added to the game with the NEXT update that is a pain to find. Read our guide and we'll show you a surefire process to smelting this resource so you can craft to your heart's content.

How to make money fast in No Man's Sky

How to make money fast in No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky mods - Do things faster

Hey big spender. You probably want to know how to make money fast in No Man's Sky, especially if you're seeking to purchase only the finest ships and equipment for your galactic voyages. Check out our guide which shows you how to barter better with the aliens, hustle star ships and uh... find eggs?

Best No Man's Sky Bases

Best No Man's Sky Bases

No Man's Sky Bases

Creative players have built some of the best No Man's Sky bases, and we feel it's our prerogative to show you some of their finest creations. From unfinished busts of Homer Simpson's head to fully liveable Daleks, things get fairly absurd, but hopefully it will provide some inspiration when you're trying to make your mark on the galaxy.

Best No Man's Sky Mods

Best No Man's Sky Mods

No Man's Sky mods

To make your experience as smooth as possible, or add some extra features, you may want to check out our list of the best No Man's Sky mods. They're fairly straightforward to install, and can mitigate some of the game's more annoying issues, like increasing fuel efficiency and muting those pesky radiation warnings.