Take on some gameplay in this Take On Mars video

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Take to the red planet once again in yet another video game, this time in Take On Mars, where you won’t be attacked by mutants/aliens/Mars-rats.

As one of the latest titles in the Take On series by Bohemia Interactive, Take On Mars places its players in the seat of a Rover Operator. Able to control fully simulated mobile Rovers and stationary Landers you’ll be working your way through numerous Science Missions. With this arsenal at your side, you’ll uncover all the secrets of the planet’s past.

I must admit when I first saw the title I thought it’d either be another RPG where you will have to fight some corporate giant trying to gain control of all resources, or a rival faction for survival and territory, or aliens who want to eat your face off. But it’s good to see a decent simulator that gives you the chance to live your childhood dream of exploring a different planet, albeit through science and Rovers rather than being there in as an astronaut.

Take On Mars will release for PC on 1 August, available for purchase through Steam. Check out some screenshots below.

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Author:Yolanda Green

I like bacon and games, and occasionally I say something coherent about it. I'm not old or cynical, and I'm not the Dork Knight. I AM SHE-RA! Wait, what?

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  • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

    No Aliens???

  • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

    @ 0:46
    Is that gunfire???

    • ElimiNathan

      lol also saw that

  • RinceWind

    This is actually damn awesome. If I head minions, I mean kids, no, kids is the word used for baby goats, children, that’s it. If I had children I’d darken a room, and make them place the shit out of this until they were obsessed with space.

    • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

      Haha, good thing you have not spawned yet then…

      • RinceWind

        Oi! My children will be superior specimens of the Human Race I tell you!

    • Lourens Jordaan

      Dude, have you ever tried Kerbal Space Program? It’s still in Alpha but I’m seriously obsessed with it.

      • RinceWind

        No, on PC? I’m a loser and only have an Xbox 360 :(

        • Trevor Davies

          It’s okay dude. Admitting the problem is the first step to recovery. We’re all here for you. Laughing. trollol

          • RinceWind

            You, get in the corner! Though you are right. It always seems the most awesome space battle games come to the PC :(

          • Trevor Davies

            You mean like Star Citizen? I’ll go off to my corner now ;)

          • RinceWind

            You, you! YOU! YOU!!!!!!!! *sobs in corner

        • Lourens Jordaan

          It’s on PC yeah but even low end laptops can run it. It’s about the only game I can run on PC. For all my gaming needs I use my PS3. Download the KSP demo here. It’s really worth it:

          https://kerbalspaceprogram.com/

          Build a rocket; Point It the right side up, blast it into space, at 20000m feet start your orbital turn (East), above 70000m burn directly east till you reach a semi stable orbit.

          • RinceWind

            You just made me stop breathing! *runs out go upgrade 900 year old PC

          • Kromas

            And if your rocket destabilizes and blows up … add more space tape!

          • Lourens Jordaan

            yeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaahhhhhh!

      • Kromas

        KSP rocks! and makes this game look a little light in the pants.

        • Trevor Davies

          That’s what she said! Wait… :(

        • Lourens Jordaan

          I’m working on a Duna colony at the moment. Still need to reach Jool and any of it’s moons.

          • Kromas

            I’m still trying to build a SSO capable of actually getting off the runway. Then again I am building something the size of a reaper.

          • Lourens Jordaan

            I’m not that big on SSO’s but a reaper would be awesomenessness in a can! I think I’ll try that If I can get Jeb back from Eve.

          • Kromas

            Everybody loves Jeb. Then again I seem to have more luck with Bill.

  • Ultimo_Cleric N7

    I would rather probe Uranus.
    EDIT: THIS IS NOT DIRECTED AT YOLANDA….Just in General. Wow. Re-read it and it looks so dodge. HAAHAHAAH!!!!

    • RinceWind

      0-o oh wow… Man, that deserves this… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfVsfOSbJY0

      • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

        YOU SHUT YOUR FILTHY MOUTH YOU!!!!

        • RinceWind

          @0057b1b27cb46b94f9191c4c7251a732:disqus He deserved that!

          • Ultimo_Cleric N7

            hahaha!…btw dont use @THE REAL ULTIMO! anymore, the was just a temp.
            ATHANYAVERYMUCH!

          • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

            So you are NOT the real ultimo?????

          • Ultimo_Cleric N7

            Maybe I am, Maybe Im not. Maybe I am his twin brother/alien/wife….
            LIKE SANDS THROUGH THE HOURGLASS…..SO ARE THE DAYS OF OUR LIVES….

          • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

            Riiiight, so real/not?

          • Ultimo_Cleric N7

            As real as they get yo! Aaaiit!

          • RinceWind

            You destroy my mind! 0-o

          • RinceWind

            That is what came up when I hit @ 0-o

      • Ultimo_Cleric N7

        I am actually blushing…. -_-

      • Hammersteyn
    • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

      Too late, forever I shall remember you trying to probe Yolanda.

      Not an image I’d like to remember.

      Nurse, get my 3x double brannas and coke, STAT!!!

      • RinceWind

        make that 6!

        • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

          3×2=6 last time I checked

          • Ultimo_Cleric N7

            HERETIC! HOW DARE YOU SUM CORRECTLY!

          • RinceWind

            agreed!

          • Trevor Davies

            A double only counts as one drink. AMATEUR!

          • RinceWind

            Thank you!

          • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

            LOL you count what you throw in? I just throw until it ‘looks right’ which is about a third, always

          • Trevor Davies

            I guestimate that it looks like a double heh. Ever left a drink in the fridge overnight & then when you taste it the next morning it’s faaaaaaaaaaaaaar stronger than you remember? No wonder I used to get hangovers.

          • RinceWind

            Used? You have are not lv 20 constitution? Me too!

          • Trevor Davies

            With great age comes increased awareness that you probably shouldn’t get completely motherless before driving home. :/

          • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

            Well said dude.

            I also haven’t had one of “THOSE” dops in ages. Beer man now. Nothing else

          • Trevor Davies

            I can’t stand beer. We used to dop it up after work on a Friday. The choice was brandy & coke or warm beer. I learnt to appreciate brandy & coke ;)

          • RinceWind

            Gaahh!

          • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

            Can’t stand beer? CAN’T STAND BEER?

            Who are you man? WHO ARE YOU?????

          • Trevor Davies

            The dark side is warm & fuzzy.

          • RinceWind

            Ya, beer for me too. Like tomorrow, will be a crate of beers polished off by OVG and myself. When younger, we managed one each…

          • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

            Me too dude, oh how the years have broken meeeeee…..

          • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

            I have lvl 20 constitution, but for food. Alcohol (which can be classified as poison) sometimes critical hits me

          • Unavengedavo

            Drink jy ‘n enkel? Sit hom lang jou voet en gooi tot by jou enkel :P

          • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

            XD

    • RinceWind

      I’d post ol Black again, but I fear my reaction was like destroying a wasp with a moon 0-O

  • ElimiNathan

    I dunno hey, would have to be bored to death to play this…

  • Trevor Davies

    Take on Mars? I raise you…

    • Admiral Chief Groot Wors

      Hahaha, also screw you for putting that song in my head!

      *runs off to load real music into playlist*

  • Rags

    Cool!

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