Shortest Trip To Earth Announcement

Posted on 31 Jul 2018

Getting lost in space is a hassle, especially when you’re in a roguelike, there’s the constantly changing world around you, the hordes of stuff trying to kill you, and in Shortest Trip To Earth’s case, the writer of Teleglitch: Die More Edition onboard, so you know you’re going to get murdered a thousand times.

Shortest Trip To Earth is releasing on Steam Early Access later this year.

Official Press Release


Haarlem, the Netherlands, July 31, 2018 – Publisher Iceberg Interactive developer Interactive Fate have revealed that Shortest Trip to Earth will be released through Steam’s Early Access program, later in 2018. From the writer of ‘Teleglitch: Die More Edition’, Shortest Trip to Earth is a roguelike spaceship simulator featuring exploration, ship management, game-influencing decision-making and real-time tactical battles.

Players will embark on a perilous journey across a procedurally-generated universe, while an intergalactic war is raging. Venture through massive space sectors crawling with exotic lifeforms. Engage in action-packed tactical combat against hostile ships, boarding parties and inter-dimensional space monsters.

The announcement trailer gives players a brief glimpse of the peril that awaits them on their journey:

Master the art of survival by customising your ship with modular components and perks. Choose from a range of spaceships and manage life within your vessel – from crew, pets and drones to ship modules and weapons. Shape your journey through hundreds of multiple-choice events, featuring unique hand-drawn illustrations.

Shortest Trip to Earth features unforgiving permadeath, but you can unlock perks to increase the odds of survival on your next run.

Key features

  • – Master the art of survival in unexplored space!
  • – Traverse a procedurally generated universe full of intrigue
  • – Ship customisation & crew management
  • – Epic real-time tactical space battles
  • – Onboard combat, featuring hostile intruders, drones and battle-hardened pets
  • – Hundreds of random events with unique outcomes
  • – Uncover fascinating and exotic stories from across the universe

Budding space travellers can wishlist the game on Steam now, to be notified when the game releases.

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