Stardock CEO Brad Wardell talked with Gerry Martin on his blog about Star Control: Origins.
"What games do you consider to be the main influences for Star Control: Origins aside from Star Control and Star Control 2?
I would say each element of the new Star Control gets some inspiration from other games. For instance, the new planet exploration system takes some inspiration from Super Mario galaxy. That is, you’re landing on small, spherical planets and racing around.
The general exploration of the galaxy reminds me some of the recent open ended space adventure games."
Read the full interview here....