David Braben

4.12.16

How ‘No Man’s Sky’ and ‘Elite Dangerous’ Harness the Feeling of Real Exploration

The sci-fi adventure of this summer, and Frontier's similarly ambitious epic, both use procedural generation. But what does that really mean?

11.20.14

‘Elite: Dangerous’ Is the Han Solo Simulator You've Always Dreamed of

The new Oculus Rift–enabled game has 300 billion star systems waiting to be explored, conquered, and plundered.