Last updated on September 15th, 2023 at 02:36 pm
“Ubik” is a video game developed by Cryo Interactive and released in 1998 for PlayStation and Windows. The game is based on the science fiction novel of the same name by Philip K. Dick.
- The game is based on the novel by Philip K. Dick, which is known for its complex plot and exploration of themes related to time, reality, and existence.
- The game is completely voiced, and the acting ranges from good to serviceable, consisting of exposition-heavy but interesting character dialogue.
- The game has a great, stylish look that seems to capture the essence of the novel.
- The game has a movie-like structure, which makes it easily adaptable from the book.
The game has a linear assortment of missions, which may not appeal to players who prefer open-world games.
- The game has a 3D universe of decline and degradation, which may not be visually appealing to some players.
Ubik is a game that is worth playing if you are a fan of the novel by Philip K. Dick or if you enjoy science fiction games that explore complex themes.
The game has a great look and is completely voiced, with interesting character dialogue.
However, the game’s linear assortment of missions and 3D universe of decline and degradation may not appeal to all players.
He is working for a company called Runciter Associates in Los Angeles (in the year 2019), and his job is to protect companies against industrial spying from other companies.
With genetic engineering and the development of replicants both sides have PSI-powers at hand to reach their targets.
In the game you lead, train and equip a squad of selected individuals (with various abilities, be it several kinds of weapon skills or PSI) through 3D-realtime rendered maps, where you sometimes can interact with your environment or even talk to some individuals.
Connecting those missions are many rendered cinematic cutscenes.