Go on a 1930s adventure
I wouldn't have mentioned it as the game's a shooter, and I'm pretty sure most people who read this blog couldn't give a wet slap for shooting games (I'm not a fan myself), but there is also a series of books coming out based in the gameworld.
Rebellion, the game publisher, also publishes the comic 2000AD, and is a book publisher on top of that. Solaris and Abaddon are two of its imprints, and the latter brought out some very good steampunk adventures, including Jonathan Green's Pax Britannia series. The writers they've got on board for the Strange Brigade books are a mixed bunch – not all male, not all white, but the books I've read by them have been pretty decent. Because of all this, I've got real hopes that what we'll see is something that captures the spirit of the 1930s adventures without the dreaded Attitudes Of Their Times.
I'm very much looking forward to this. As I said, I'm not a fan of shooting games, but the premise is intriguing and I'm definitely keen to read the books. Given Rebellion's multi-media reachings, I'm also hoping that the fun won't stop there: there's potential for other sorts of games, comics, more books and – dare I hope? – even a TV series or film. Agent Carter's not coming back, Jekyll and Hyde got cancelled, and we will say nothing about the last, awful, Indiana Jones film. I need my vintage adventure fix!