Serena Nelson writes: "The dust blows gently in the wind, the sun beating down on the dry and cracked ground. A gruff looking man in a leather coat and hat struts through town with a swagger. His arm a glistening silver chrome. Wait, what? I bet you were expecting a traditional western game, weren't you? Well, you thought wrong bucko. Exoplanet: First Contact takes the standard wild west flare and merges it seamlessly with sci-fi tropes on a remote mining planet."