Exoplanet: First Contact from Alersteam is a balanced Action/RPG mix focused on exploring and interaction with the game's world. The game is set in a Space Western universe – a sub-genre of science fiction, that transposes themes of American Western books and film to a backdrop of futuristic space frontiers.
Exoplanet: First Contact brings together distinctive elements of Wild West, futuristic technologies and feudal society of a distant human colony, placed on a wild and dangerous planet named K'Tarsis which is going through dark times of crisis and chaos after a massive gold rush wave. K'Tarsis is now a “ghost colony” with no law and order except for “the rule of gun and fist”. Colonists must struggle to survive in an aggressive environment and fight the uprising natives and criminals of all kind.