Released back in Nov 2012 but a recent product update ( 21 Jan 2013 )
enabled an offline single-player version:
Quote: "... in other words, now you don't have to be connected to internet
and logged into our servers to play the campaign."
Miner Wars 2081 is a 6DOF action-survival space-shooter simulation-game
set in the year 2081, 10 years after the destruction of all planetary
objects in the Solar System.
You operate an advanced mining ship in a fully destructible and open-world
environment, which remains persistent as you complete missions or play
online with others. Realism and survival are key aspects of gameplay.
Inventory and the way you use resources such as fuel, ammunition, oxygen,
ore, and weapons are important when surrounded by dozens of warring
The gameplay is driven by an epic story and offers a choice of single
player, co-op, and death-match multi-player.
The story will introduce you to many types of missions: rescue,
exploration, revenge, base defense, theft, transportation, stealth, search
and destroy, pure harvesting, racing, or just flying around and destroying
everything you see.