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The Invincible

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: Starward Industries
Release Date: 2021

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'The Invincible' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 15, 2020 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT

The Invincible is a first-person single player Sci-Fi thriller set in a retro-future timeline.

The single-player story of The Invincible will introduce gamers firsthand to the idea that there are places in the Universe that are not only unwelcoming to us as humans, but entirely forbidden.

Inspired by the work of bestselling Science Fiction writer, Stanisław Lem, who has influenced the likes of Futurama’s David X Cohen, The Sims’ Will Wright, and Hideo Kojima, author of Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding, The Invincible will plunge players onto a distant planet Regis III set in atompunk aesthetics. While technology in the game’s universe has advanced to the point of seamless space exploration, equipment remains analogue as the digital revolution has not taken place, nor has The Cold War ended.

Waking up as a space scientist on a hostile planet, you embark on a mysterious mission to find the missing crew of your spaceship. Survival is a matter of your correct choices, taken whilst uncovering the secrets of the planet, bigger than anyone thought.

You are a scientist onboard an interstellar scientific expedition, suddenly thrown into a life-or-death rescue mission. Landing on a planet Regis III you have to find the missing crew members using some advanced space equipment, whilst relying on your brains and instincts to survive on the planet which quickly occurs to be unwelcoming. Soon you’ll discover that Regis III holds terrifying secrets which are uncovered while you’re piecing together the fate of your crew. And as you delve deeper into the mystery, you realise that perhaps you are not alone, and that some places like this planet are better left untouched. But it’s too late to turn back.


“The Invincible, which has been secretly in the making for some time, combines a fascinating setting, iconic story and an established non-linear gameplay to deliver a truly unforgettable experience” says Starward Industries CEO, Marek Markuszewski. “The studio believes in the power of interactive storytelling, and wants to engage gamers of all skill levels in crafting their own paths in the peculiar world of a distant, malevolent planet.”

Key Features

  • Retro-future atompunk setting reminiscent of the era of space race
  • Analogue yet very advanced technology allowing for drones and autonomous robots to support or spoil your mission
  • Immersive gameplay with a non-linear story shaped by your relationships, choices and persuasive skills
  • Beautiful, state of the art graphics powered by Unreal Engine
  • Intriguing story inspired by Stanislaw Lem’s seminal sci-fi cult classic of the same name

Having touched on the pinnacle of AAA productions throughout their careers, Starward Industries united over their dream project to boldly deliver a breakthrough experience in first-person space thriller based on a bestselling Sci-Fi novel, The Invincible. Led by CD Projekt Red’s Marek Markuszewski, Starward Industries 12 strong team boasts an impressive portfolio of shipped titles and franchises they have worked on, including: The Witcher 3, Dying Light, Dead Island and Cyberpunk 2077.

The Invincible is set to launch on PS5, Xbox Series X and PC (Steam) in 2021.


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