Ascaron has released new details on Strugatsky brothers, the authors of the novel which inspired Hard to be a God, the RPG developed by Burut and set to be released by Akella. The Strugatsky brothers were famous Russian science-fiction authors who created a universe where earthmen are the explorers and conquerors of space. Hard To Be A God is one of the novels in this series and follows a spy from a futuristic earth as he explores an alien planet stuck in a medieval time. The game features over 200 different weapons like scorchers, modifiers, mini-guns and sophisticated gadgets, contrasting with the swords, axes and bow and arrows wielded by the combatants of Arkanar. Press 'read more' for more details. Hard to be a God will hit the store shelves across UK on April 11th.