Announced back in August, Orwell's Animal Farm (opens in new tab) is a game adaptation of the classic 1945 novella. Since we're living in Orwellian times, so say the pundits, it's fitting that the game will release just before 2020 finally ends: December 10, to be exact.
Developed by Reigns studio Nerial (which also has Card Shark (opens in new tab) in the works), the game apparently plays around with the source material: while you'll encounter "familiar characters and situations" from the novel, the 2020 context will throw a spanner in the works. The Steam page says that some situations in the game are influenced by "events Orwell never lived to see." I don't think they mean Doom being playable on a piano (opens in new tab), either.
It's a narrative-driven game, but there's some management aspects. You'll be in charge of assigning tasks, choosing laws and honing Animalist propaganda. It boasts gorgeous hand-drawn art and features the writing on Emily Short.
Orwell's Animal Farm now has a Steam page (opens in new tab), if you want to wishlist it.