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No Man's Sky studio flooded on Christmas Eve (update)

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Hello Games, the studio behind Joe Danger and the upcoming No Man's Sky, announced via Twitter on Christmas Eve that the studio "has been totally flooded" as a result of severe storms in the U.K.

Taking to Twitter earlier today, the studio's official Twitter account tweeted that the studio had gone under water and that "everything in the office has pretty much been lost." The tweets can be viewed below.

Polygon has reached out to the studio to find out how the company and its projects will be impacted. Hello Games recently announced that it is working on a planet exploration game called No Man's Sky. Our interview with the developers about the game can be read here.

Update: Hello Games developers returned to their flooded studios Christmas Day to assess the damage and explain what happened. A river broke its bank near the studio Christmas Eve, the developers tweeted, and a lot of water flooded into their offices quickly. "A biblical amount. It was coming in the windows!"

The flood of water destroyed most everything in the office including computers, monitors, furniture, a door, a wall and even personal items like a console collection that included a NEO GEO pocket.