Developer: Keen Software House
Genres: Creation, Simulation
Space Engineers utilizes a realistic volumetric-based physics engine: all objects can be assembled, disassembled, damaged and destroyed. The game comes with two game modes: creative and survival.
Space Engineers Trailer 2014
For the kid who saw lego as a means of expression, Space Engineers has a lot to offer and its initial unwieldiness is unlikely to hinder their enthusiasm to create. But for this scribe, who was happy just building Hogwarts over and over as a child, Space Engineers' pedantic (though admirably ambitious) level of complexity was able to sustain interest for only so long.