You are being lied to.
The world around you is a convenient ruse to keep you uninformed about humanity's true fate. The world you know is meant to confuse and hide from you the very real fact that we, as a species, are not alone.
That's the pitch for the augmented reality, massively multiplayer, mobile title Ingress. Originally developed by Niantic Labs, a startup with Google, for Android, the science fiction title is set to release for iOS this year.