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Cyberpunk 2077 doesn’t look weird enough to be edgy

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/14/18663534/cyberpunk-2077-cd-projekt-red-demo-interview-e3-2019

Cyberpunk 2077 doesn’t look weird enough to be edgy

At E3 2019, there are two versions of Cyberpunk 2077. First, there’s the version that developer CD Projekt Red — best known for the Witcher series — is teasing in interviews, presentations, swag, and posters lining the walls of its promotional booth. It’s a narratively deep role-playing game set in a cutthroat world where people change their bodies radically according to the whims of employers and cultural fads, trying to survive in an economic system that objectifies and exploits them in surreal ways.

Then, there’s the thing that CD Projekt Red is showing behind closed doors: a good-looking but generic shooter-RPG hybrid with an ‘80s retro-futuristic sensibility and a grab bag of William Gibson references. The closer Cyberpunk gets to…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/14/18663534/cyberpunk-2077-cd-projekt-red-demo-interview-e3-2019

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