After 25 years, Star Control 2’s original creators are working on a proper sequel

Classic strategic space shooter Star Control is to return, its original creators have announced, and work is currently underway on a brand-new sequel.

Almost 25 years after the release of Star Control 2, creators Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III have announced their intention to revisit the beloved franchise - known for its quirky humour and rich blend of close-quarters space combat and strategic planning - and to pick up where they left off with a direct sequel.

"We poured our hearts into the game," the pair explained of Star Control 2 in a new blog post, "blending our love for classic science fiction, Spacewar!-style action gameplay and our own quirky sense of humor."

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