Fantastic trailer for the retro game The Invincible, aimed at the stars (video)

It seems like retro-futurism is back in vogue these days with shows like “Hello Tomorrow!” on Apple TV+ with a large viewership, sci-fi fans are looking forward to Fallout 5 from Bethesda Game Studios and the in-development Amazon series Fallout, adapted from the popular game franchise.

This adventurous take on rocket ships, gadgets, robots, and 1950s-style space travel that emerged from the decade’s sci-fi literature and Hollywood B-movies is fertile ground for inventive creators to capitalize on the era’s tireless spirit of interstellar discovery.

Celebrating the unwavering human need to drift deeper into space, the new official trailer for Invincible from Starward Industries was recently unveiled at IGN Fan Fest, which is an uplifting throwback to the exploratory optimism of the 1950s. You can check out our guide to the best space games for more space gaming experience.

A retro future in space takes center stage in Starward Industries’ upcoming game The Invincible. (Image credit: Starward Industries)

Game “Invincible”. (will open in a new tab) is a retro-future first-person video game coming out later this year based on a 1964 novel by renowned Polish science fiction writer Stanisław Lem. (will open in a new tab). In the book, Invincible was a gigantic battlecruiser starship investigating the disappearance of its sister ship, the Condor, on the planet Regis III, only to discover swarms of self-replicating micromachines to confront in a fight for survival.

Invincible by Starward Industries is inspired by the sci-fi novel of the same name by Stanislaw Lew. (Image credit: Starward Industries)

Here is the official description of the game:

“You are a highly skilled, witty astrobiologist named Jasna. Caught in a space race, you and your team find themselves on the uncharted planet Regis III. A scientific journey quickly turns into a mission to find missing teammates. Follow her trail. but be fully aware that every decision you make can bring you closer to danger.

“Uncover mind-boggling scientific phenomena in a cosmic philosophical adventure set in eerie landscapes. Find the fragments of what has been lost and report back to your astrogator, let his voice guide you in times of trouble. You could not have foreseen the greatest threat to humanity. will make you rethink the ambitions and prejudices of mankind. Go on – make decisions, follow the mystery… but don’t forget to underestimate the brutal simplicity and brilliance of evolution.

“Robots, humans… Choose whether or how to interact with different creatures on Regis III. Friend, companion? Enemy? tools such as a telemeter or tracker and steer a vehicle through a stunning landscape. Experience realistic interaction with analog technology in a retro-futuristic timeline. There are places like Regis III that are not prepared for us and for which we are not ready. the ship is inevitably approaching its destination – so that our stories and destinies intersect at a dead center.

Amazing art from the new game The Invincible about a lonely astronaut in a strange world. (Image credit: Starward Industries)

This awe-inspiring and dramatic preview is filled with old-fashioned flaming rockets, planetary missions, sinister robots, mighty spaceships, alien landscapes, plucky astronauts, and a dark atmospheric tone that pays homage to humanity’s ongoing efforts to transcend the stars.

Developed by the Polish studio Starward Industries. (will open in a new tab) and published by 11 Bit Studios, the authors of “This War of Mine” and “Frostpunk”, “The Invincible” will release on PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC sometime in 2023.

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