Escape Velocity

A curated Collection of Fantasy and Science Fiction Media


Welcome to The Collection, where we present what we believe are some of the best pieces of media that the Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres have to offer. In each of these posts, one of us argues why this specific piece of media is so good and why you should check it out.

Collected: Primordia by Wormwood Studios

COLLECTION: Primordia is a beautiful and atmospheric point-and-click-game, following the story of Horatio Nullbuilt, an android living in a crashed ship in the desert wasteland, who has his life turned upside down when a hostile robot steals his ship’s power core. Horatio is determined to scavenge the post-apocalyptic wasteland for a new core, but Crispin, his self-built sidekick, suggests that perhaps it would be easier to find one in Metropol, the city of glass and light…

Collected: Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt

COLLECTION: On the night before he will receive his knighthood, the young squire Tiuri leaves the chapel of his nightly vigil to answer the call of a stranger asking for help from the dark outside...

Collected: Pacific Rim by Guillermo del Toro

COLLECTION: When giant monsters attack planet earth, what else can you do but build giant robots to fight them? This is humanity's very last stand. Will we succeed?

Collected: Fantasy High by Dimension 20

COLLECTION: It's the first day of school at Agueforth Adventuring academy, a school for teen fantasy hero's. Will our intrepid adventurers make it through the year?

Collected: Dragon Age: Origins by Bioware

COLLECTION: Forced by circumstances to leave your old life behind, you join the ranks of the Grey Wardens, an ancient order sworn to protect the world against the murderous Darkspawn.

Collected: Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

COLLECTION: Do these books even need an introduction? They are the famous story of an eleven-year-old orphan who finds out he is a wizard and becomes a student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Seven books filled with exciting adventures await...

Collected: Dune by Frank Herbert

COLLECTION: Paul Atreides and his family move to the desert world Arrakis, to take control from their arch-enemies. In the struggle for the dominion of Arrakis that follows, Paul catches a glimpse of a terrible future that lies ahead.

The Lord of the Rings - Collected

Collected: The Lord of the Rings Movie Trilogy by Peter Jackson

COLLECTION: Peter Jackson's legendary the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy hardly needs introduction - it is the epic tale of a halfling from a peaceful land that gets entangled in the affairs of the Big Folk when it turns out a family heirloom is the key to defeating evil forever.

Collected: The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

COLLECTION: As the illegitimate son of the Crown Prince, young Fitz holds a difficult position in the royal court of the Kingdom of the Six Dutchies. Threats to the Kingdom, both from outside of its borders and from within, will force Fitz to consider where his true loyalties lie.

Collected: Bioshock by 2K Games

COLLECTION: The once magnificent Underwater City of Rapture is deserted, and as you make your way through its dangerous corridors, you slowly discover what happened to what was once Andrew Ryan's Utopia.