Alien Life Simulator Preview (Steam Early Access)

For this Alien Life Simulator Preview, where we play a rogue-lite, action-adventure game, set in an extraterrestrial environment. Explore an alien universe and uncover the remnants of a highly advanced alien society. Fight for your life against hostile lifeforms in a fast-paced adventure through the stars!

Alien Life Simulator Preview Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • 2.38GB download size.
  • Graphics settings – resolution, fullscreen, and graphics quality preset.
  • Opening and ongoing tutorial pop-ups as you play the game.
  • Can rebind controls for both keyboard and mouse.
  • Four Alien types with two being available initially then you unlock two more. Each has unique stats.
  • Pick two unlocked abilities, you only get dash and auto damage at the start.
  • Choose to start the gun and again one is initially available and you unlock the rest.
  • At the start of every run, you choose from a set of random planets to play on.
  • Cool Stargate DHD-like system where you type in the Coordinates to open the portal.
  • Button icon pop-ups.
  • End of a run breakdown showing time survived, kills, damage dealt and bosses took out.
  • Stamina-based system for running and jumping around.
  • Big open planets to explore.
  • You can play how you want.
  • Freely jump between locations.
  • Every run gives you a list of random tasks to complete.
  • Full day and night cycle.
  • Locations can have their own little set pieces.
  • The hunger system kicks in.
  • Emotions are a big thing where when using your gun it increases or decreases your mood which affects how it works damage-wise.
  • Abilities and general health can be affected by emotions.
  • Big boss encounters.
  • Earn keys and use them to unlock weapons and character classes.
  • Simple controls.
  • Find and open loot chests for weapons and items you may not have unlocked yet.

Alien Life Simulator Preview Cons:

  • No Steam achievements.
  • Doesn’t support controllers yet.
  • Long initial load time.
  • Have issues sporadically where it will shut down upon booting the game up.
  • When in tight spaces you can see through the walls and get lost in where you are.
  • Having to manually pick up items and drops is a pain in the ass.
  • Loot chests don’t actually show what you get.
  • Locations can feel empty or sparse.
  • Not always clear what to do.
  • No camera controls.

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Alien Life Simulator:

Official website.

Developer: J6 Games

Publisher: J6 Games

Store Links –

Steam Early Access

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!