Cyberpunk 2077…for those who don’t know what that is (apart from Keanu Reeves first video game appearance since 2003’s “Enter The Matrix”), it’s an open world, single player story driven game based on the 1988 pen & paper tabletop RPG: Cyberpunk 2020 created by Mike Pondsmith. The game is set in a dystopian future where the government has ceased to exist and the power is instead held by corporations and robotically enhanced gangs. Taking place in a city between San Francisco and LA called “Night City”, the game centers around a character called “Vee”, a robotically enhanced mercenary which the player can customize as either a man or woman.
The player has the ability to choose Vee’s first and last names. In addition to customizing Vee’s backstory which impacts dialogue and story progression, adding a greater immersive quality to the game. The game developer, CD Projekt Red stated in a tweet that: “Night City is massive -— full of stories, content, and places to visit”
Cyberpunk 2077 set for release on September 17, 2020
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