Stellar Overload, previously known as Planets³, is a long-awaited adventure game set on cubical planets. developed and published by a small indie studio called Cubical Drift. Recently, they decided that it’s time for the game to be released on Steam Early Access.
Stellar Overload shares many similarities with Minecraft such as dungeons with bosses and treasures and that the terrain is cubical. Besides those similarities, Stellar Overload has got way more features. For example, item crafting is much more innovative and fun as you can build pretty much anything from a motorcycle to powerful gear. The official trailer highlights the features and the environment, so be sure to check that out.
Two years ago, the developers decided that it might be a good idea to make a Kickstarter Project. The Kickstarter Project was successful, quickly reaching their goal, which was $250,000. After the goal was reached they got more donations, receiving an additional $60,000. They also recently received funding grant from Epic Games, for the game’s original use of the Unreal Engine.
Not long ago, Cubical Drift announced on their official website the release date. The Early Access version of Stellar Overload is going to be available on Steam on October the 12th.