George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a masterpiece of satire. Whether you were forced to read it at school or had the pleasure of picking it up in later life to appreciate the themes, it’s undeniably a classic.
Published in 1945, Animal Farm was rejected by many publishing houses due to its criticism on Stalin, but all these years since is a timeless tale that tackles authority among other topics.
Coming to both the PC and mobile, this is a collaboration of The Dairymen and Nerial, with the full endorsement of the Orwell Estate. An adventure game at heart, players will get to decide which animals to follow and which of those should be ignored, affecting the eventual fate of the farm.
As you’ll know, I’m very big on story, and you don’t get much bigger than Animal Farm. Besides the indie teams spearheading the project, Emily Short – Creative Director at Failbetter Games to recreate the story for the gaming medium. I’m going to pretend I knew that the narrator, Abubakar Salim, is also the voice of Bayek in Assassin’s Creed: Origins.
Here’s a teaser trailer for Orwell’s Animal Farm: