Snowhound game studio celebrates its fifth anniversary!
Five years ago, on this very day, the first day of winter (a good symbolism, huh?) our little snow cub was born. It was silly and clumsy at first, but through all the obstacles, all the hardships, all the challenges, all ups and downs along the way it eventually got this far.
What a ride it’s been! Two published games to date and more coming soon – so far so good!
Thank you so much everyone who supported us during this years and enjoyed what we’ve been doing! There’s more to come and we look to the future with more excitement and optimism than ever. The story of Snowhound continues, so stay tuned!
After almost four years of non-stop development, expansion and polishing and one and a half years since its release on PC, Deep Sky Derelicts has finally hit the shelves of game stores on Playstation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch!
Deep Sky Derelicts: Definitive Edition is the ultimate version of the game that includes all game updates released up to now along with two major content expansions “New Prospects” and “Station Life” launched earlier in 2020 on PC. On top of these, at Definitive Edition launch the game received controller support, re-worked and polished UI, all-round AI and balance overhaul, improved combat feedback, expanded tutorial and numerous other enhancements and tweaks.
Check out this brand new DSD: Definitive Edition console launch trailer…
… and visit your preferred game store if you decided to support us:
Hey out there, lucky planet dwellers and free citizens!
It’s been awhile since Deep Sky Derelicts was fully released on PC. The game has been warmly received and generated a fairly large following by those who decided to fit on a scavenger suit. As we continue to expand and deepen the Deep Sky world, we expect the flock of these daredevils to grow.
If you haven’t yet made up your mind whether to go to Deep Sky Derelicts to explore their countless wonders and dangers and taste some dirty but thrill inducing scavenger’s life, make sure to check out this collection of critics’ game reviews.
“While it might not appeal to everyone, the game succeeds in providing a player with a gameplay loop that falls under “just one more turn” category type of addicting.” – KeenGamer
“I like Deep Sky Derelicts. It’s literally the embodiment of “easy to pick up, difficult to master” – GameSpace
“If you want to delve into derelicts (space dungeons), then you can hardly find a better game… The action card mechanic is unique and offers interesting solutions to your problems – as well as interesting problems to overcome.” – Barrel Drill
“Everything about Deep Sky Derelict seems to have been done right, from the synthwave soundtrack to the lore to the unusual combat system. It’s rare that a game with procedural elements holds my attention for long, and rarer still that an RPG can show me something new. Deep Sky Derelicts has managed to do both and pull it off with a certain ballsy panache.” – Game Spew
“…so far that’s been an absolute blast for me, and something that I look forward to continuing every chance I get.” – Gold-Plated Games
“Deep Sky Derelicts is a game that offers something for different types of gamers. It’s a truly awesome gaming experience that caters to the new enthusiasts but is, at the same time, more than challenging enough to be played and loved by the most hardened strategy RPG gamers out there! The tons of little funny details (like the slogan of the shuttle company) within the game make playing it even more fun…” – DumeeGamer
“…there’s a lot to love about it. Its retro-futuristic visual style and atmosphere; the engaging turn-based battles, the different ways to specialize and mix classes – it all serves in crafting an experience clearly built with passion. And looking back, the worthwhile elements do outweigh its underwhelming aspects.” – NoobFeed
“What can I say? I loved this game. I loved the strategy, I loved the art, I loved the minimalist animations, I loved the rocketpunk setting, I loved it all. It’s got the right amount of challenge without making me want to curl up in a ball and sniffle… (Deep Sky Derelicts) didn’t break ground, but they took a lot of familiar things and applied them in a new way, and did it in such a fashion to deliver a very enjoyable experience, especially for a 20 dollar game.” – OnRPG.com
“Deep Sky Derelicts is a lot of fun and, truthfully, it fits the age-old gaming trope, “Easy to pick up, difficult to master”. Anyone can jump in and feel successful in short bursts of game time. Those who love the intricacies of nuanced gaming will love plotting the perfect party and combinations of abilities. The replayability of DSD is astonishing.” – MMORPG.com
“Deep Sky Derelicts is a bleak and gorgeous look at retro sci-fi exploration that, just like the movies that inspired it, does so much more than one would expect with the little it gives you to start.” – Screen Rant
“All I can say is that Deep Sky Derelicts is very fun and very addictive!” – Hey Poor Player
We are proud to announce that Deep Sky Derelicts, the award-winning “comic book” -looking retro sci-fi tactical RPG with rogue-like elements and card combat, has just fully launched for PC, Mac & Linux via Steam at $19.99 following the successful Early Access campaign!
On the full release the game was given a hefty update for you to enjoy the full story campaign, improved game balance, UI overhaul, overall polish, Steam achievements and trading cards and much more!
We would like to invite you to help us build the official Deep Sky Derelicts wiki which we set up for you in collaboration with Gamepedia. If you feel like you know a thing or two about dark corners of derelicts and Deep Sky universe, make sure to come and share your valuable knowledge with rookie scavengers. Your contribution will surely count!
Together with our publishing partner 1C Company we are proud to announce that Deep Sky Derelicts, an original combination of turn-based strategy and RPG, enriched with tactical card combat and popular rogue-like elements, was released in Early Access on Steam and GOG.com yesterday. Release of the full, finalized game is scheduled for the end of Q1 2018.
We are on our way to the great and beautiful city of Tallinn. Meet us on April 7-8 at the GameDevDays 2017 event and don’t miss your chance to play the latest version of Deep Sky Derelicts. See you there!
We are happy to announce Deep Sky Derelicts, a new game title for PC we’ve been working on.
In a world where resources are scarce and danger is behind every corner, each breath of that cheap synthetic air can be your last.
Aristocratic elite in the Deep Sky have occupied the precious Mother Planets leaving the less fortunate, stateless, to live on space stations, mining colonies and large forgotten drifting spaceships, commonly known as the Derelicts. The biggest dream of our protagonist is to someday become a citizen – to be granted the right to live on one of the Mother Planets, the only places that still have non-synthetic biospheres, plants and animals. But such a social climb is a rare feat that only a few stateless people have accomplished…
Explore abandoned space ships.
Find precious scrap and gear.
Engage in turn-based tactical combat.
Uncover the truth behind the origin of the Derelicts.