Rocket from the tip
by Jon Mundy 3/7/2013
Product: Cosmic Clean-Up
Format: iPhone, iPad
Space may be the final frontier, but that hasn't stopped mankind from treating it like a local rubbish tip.
Thousands of pieces of debris are currently orbiting the Earth, to the point where any launch has to pick its way carefully through bits of metal and plastic.
What we need is an interstellar garbage collector, which is just the role you take in Cosmic Clean-Up.
Fortunately, this doesn't mean waking up at three o'clock in the morning and shuffling alongside a lumbering space-truck, lobbing blacks sacks into the back.
Rather, it involves guiding a nimble rocket ship out into space, using its thruster to burn up any interstellar rubbish.
Cosmic Clean-Up is mostly good clean fun, but its limited premise leads to repetition and one or two dull patches
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