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Kerbal Space Program update 1.1 brings large boost in performance and better mod support

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Squad, developers of Kerbal Space Program, have just released update 1.1 (nicknamed the Turbo Charged update). After almost a year of work, the Turbo Charged update brings with it a host of changes.

The main upgrade to the game comes from the switch to the Unity 5 engine, giving players a smoother experience all around. There are also 64-bit binaries for both OSX and Windows that will allow users to take their mod support to another level.

Kerbal Space Program's 'official' Asteroid Day mod tasks you with defending Earth from vengeful space-rocks

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Squad, developer of slapstick (actually, I suppose that depends on how you play it) space programme simulator Kerbal Space Program, has announced the second 'Official Mod' for the game, called Asteroid Day.

The result of a partnership with the B612 Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to planetary defense against asteroids and various other bits of space debris that could theoretically crash into the Earth and snuff us out, Asteroid Day tasks you with setting up a space telescope in orbit near Venus to look out for errant space-boulders.

PS4 port of Kerbal Space Program won't affect PC development, says developer Squad

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Cult space mission simulator Kerbal Space Program might be winging its way to the PS4, but developer Squad is keen to reassure PC players that the console port won't affect development on the game's original platform.

Kerbal runs on the Unity engine, which the team says is flexible enough to make porting the game to consoles a relatively easy job. In fact, they even suggest that partnering up with Flying Tiger Entertainment for the PS4 version will aid the development process on the PC.

Kerbal Space Program Launches on 27th April

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Squad's Kerbal Space Program is currently in early access, although the developer announced this morning that it will soon move into a full release on the 27th April.

Kerbal Space Program achieves "1.0 release" with next update, leaves Early Access

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The build-your-own-NASA sim Kerbal Space Program will be blasting off from planet Early Access with its next update to the game, announces developer Squad, as it 'fulfils its original design document'.

It's "finally ready" to be experienced as a complete game, but "this is not the end by any means." The team will continue with free updates as they reveal update 1.0's changes.

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