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Stanislaw Lem’s sci-fi novel the Invincible gets video game adaptation

The iconic and best-selling novel by brilliant sci-fi author Stanislaw Lem, The Invincible, is getting a video game adaptation, Starward Industries studio revealed today. It seems Polish game developers have a keen interest in making games based on novels, but that’s probably thanks to the huge success of The Witcher series, which made CD Projekt RED a very popular studio (and rich).
Along with the announcement, the team at Starward Industries released a trailer that shows where the action takes place and some of the characters. The story of Invincible takes place in an alternate retro-future timeline, where digital technology has no place.

Despite the fact that digital technology was not invented at that time, humanity has already conquered vast amounts of planets and ventured into many galaxies using analog technology, which we can hardly believe. that is possible nowadays.

The bizarre trailer features Dr. Yasna and astrogator Novik, the game’s protagonists, as they attempt to escape the mysterious planet Regis III. As a scientist aboard an interstellar science expedition, you are suddenly thrown on a life or death rescue mission as you must find missing crew members using your space gear while relying on your skills. deductive and your instinct to survive on the planet.

The mysterious Regis III hides terrifying secrets, so it’s up to the protagonist to piece together the fate of the crew and figure out what’s going on on the planet.

According to the developers, The Invincible will feature multiple story paths and endings, and it will play out as a cinematic adventure thriller. You will be faced with choices throughout the game, so your decisions will shape the relationship with the characters you meet, as well as the end of the nonlinear story.

The Invincible doesn’t have a release date yet, but Starward Industries has said it’s in development for PC, Xbox Series X / S, and PlayStation 5 and will release sometime in 2022.