Space Age: A Cosmic Adventure is a Sci-Fi Adventure Game for iOS, released by Big Bucket Software in 2014. It has an 8-bit art style, and takes place in a retro-futuristic version of 1976, as if imagined from the 1940s.
You play as an unnamed Private on Earth's first mission to the distant planet Kepler-16. As you explore the planet, you and your crew encounter hazards, puzzles, and mysteries.
Space Age contains examples of:
- Flying Saucer: The Proteus-Z is a slightly familiar take on the concept.
- I Love Nuclear Power: As part of the '40s aesthetic, the characters have a very positive view of radiation, which is both subverted and played straight by the Private being sickened and then super-powered by exposure to Nucleum.
- Unobtanium: Nucleum is useful for all sorts of technological developments, and also can sometimes grant super-powers.