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Cyberpunk 2077 CGI teaser trailer

EatChildren

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The world of Cyberpunk 2077 presents a grim vision of the future. Tech advancement went hand in hand with the decay of society. Body augmentations invented to serve society simply multiplied the problems, and sometimes lead to mayhem on the streets. New inventions led to addictions and poverty became an even larger problem.

In Cyberpunk 2077, the player will be thrown into a dark future. The metropolis of Night City is a stage set to tell the tale of one individual, raised on the streets, who tries to lift himself up from the gutter and find a way to survive amongst boostergangs and megacorporations in a city of filth and sin. Drugs, violence, poverty and exclusion haven’t disappeared by 2077, as people stayed as they were for centuries – greedy, closed-minded and weak. But not only ghosts of the past trouble mankind, but new issues have appeared. Psychos go on rampages and the streets are filled with junkies addicted to a new form of entertainment – the braindance, a cheap way to experience the emotions and stimuli of someone else, someone living a more exciting life.

Braindances are digital recordings of a person’s experience. The viewer can stream a braindance directly into his neural system via special brain augmentations, called a BD player. Braindances allow the viewer to experience all brain processes registered, including emotions, muscle movements and all stimuli perceived by the recording person.

The range of themes of these recordings varies from simple braindances made by megacorporations, which e.g. allow the viewer to feel the full experience of an explorer with all its thrills, sweats, smells, views, sounds and the real feeling of curiosity that pushes men to go beyond the horizon against fear and physical weakness. But there are also more controversial sides of braindance, because some recordings are created illegally in the underground. Entering the mind of a serial killer means not only seeing the monstrosity he performs, but also living his lust to kill and fulfillment.

You haven’t experienced the latest New Hollywood recording? You’re nobody! The streets live with braindances, everyone just got crazy and wants to be a part of this new entertainment fad. Some people push it even too far and they cannot stop living other people’s lives. If you’re not linked to a braindance right now, you are probably discussing what happened to you during your last session. Of course, just like every great new cultural movement, BDs have people who criticize them. Just watch these two guys arguing about this phenomena [pdf | doc].

This is the world of 2077. The gap between high and low is bigger than ever. Drugs, violence, braindance, psychos on the loose… Will you be able to function in this defunct society or end up a BD-junky with nothing left, set aside like garbage - still living someone’s else life – not aware of what’s going on around you? Whether you like it or not - this is the age of braindance decadence; this is Cyberpunk 2077.
 

UnluckyKate

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yep. Looks good. CGI teaser as expected but the music is from the greatest band on earth so everything is perfect
 

Derrick01

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Looks...alright I guess? Not sure what I'm supposed to make out of that. Other than a horrible song selection.
 

benny_a

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The music is great but most of that trailer is just one static scene with a dynamic camera. Not that impressive compared to other CGI trailers released in the last few years.
 

BigTnaples

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Better than I expected.

Atmosphere look's great, other than that, we probably have a long ways to go till we know anything definitive abut the game itself. Graphics, gameplay, characters, etc.

*stating the obvious*
 

CheesecakeRecipe

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Told just about as much as we expected (read: nothing) but it was a pretty cool little short scene.

lol at anyone who thought that was gonna be in engine.
 
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i really hate this kind of teasers..not a single part of gameplay
The game isn't due out for another 2 years. Of course there isn't gameplay. This kind of thing is as much to raise awareness about the game for gamers as it is to probably recruit developers.

If they're still showing CG trailers in 2 years time, sure, that would be a problem.
 

jonno394

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Haven't played either of The Witcher titles, but this trailer had me excited. The android design was awesome, great music (imo) and the police officer designs looked great.

I wonder what happens Feb 5th, gameplay or another game reveal, seeing as they say 'see what else we've been up to' just before the date.
 

Seda

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I think it's fine for an initial trailer to be CG, at least it shows off: the art design, and setting. Next trailer needs gameplay though.