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Social News Meet Returnal’s Selene Scanned Face Actress Anne Beyer


Jan 15, 2018
Denver, CO
It is common practice these days to digitally scan an actor for a game. Particularly if this character will end up being on screen a lot with a lot of dialog. Housemarque followed this trend and scanned in Anne Beyer in order to give Selene a distinct look.
Selene doesn’t look like most game protagonists, and this is what makes her unique, but on top of this she has the scanned face of Actor Anne Beyer who has appeared in many short films and TV series.

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Jun 17, 2015
Selene looks fine, how many "astronaughts" do you know that look like instagram models? but thats what people want.. a samus type of avatar which is fine for metroid but considering the setting for returnal her appearance is just perfect. Also "astronaughts" are almost always middle age due to physical / mental maturity and experience. This game is based off fiction but for me personally it wouldnt feel believeable with a younger looking face.

Great Game btw! its mad early to be talking about this but i hope they will make a sequel along with another project perhaps based in this universe.


Jun 27, 2005
Seems like they lost some charm during the scan, maybe it’s common I don’t know, reminds me of when Jessica Chobot was scanned into Mass Effect.
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Aug 23, 2018
This isn't even a "Meet the actor" lmao this is two sentences with some pictures pulled off Google images?

I would've liked to see an interview with her, but no. Just seems like some weird bait for commentary on appearances.
I agree. This feels like a thread made for the sole purpose to get some weird, manufactured outrage going.
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Dec 27, 2018
She's not super attractive, but it doesn't help that her head looks humongous in the suit.

I thought I saw an outfit with a black opaque visor, but maybe I'm wrong.
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Apr 5, 2018
South Florida aka Outer Haven
I'm glad to see some "older" characters in games personally. Not every protag needs to be 28 years old.

Agreed. The medium needs to move on and open up. It would be like expecting every fucking movie to be with teen bop Twilight looking folks as if zero narratives exist with older people.

How the fuck can we tell different stories with dumbasses asking only for 16 year olds or something?

Something like this would not even be able to exist as a game using that stupidass logic

So I have no issue that a developer trying to tell a different story from a perspective a demographic we rarely see in games. Many, many mechanics exist that would really drive home the narrative based on the characters age, as you would not be out here fighting off 100 cops with just your fist, you would not be jumping fences in 1 jump or something etc.

Or even shit like Snake having back pain in MGS4.

Why try to fucking force the same age group in video games when clearly different ages have different challenges that offer different stories to games?

Soooooo Matlock and Jessica Fletcher solving mysteries doesn't fucking mean NO YOUNG PEOPLE can be on tv. I don't know why this simply can't be applied to gaming without people losing their minds as if they've never fucking seen other mediums with different characters before.
Dec 29, 2018

Looks like someone you absolutely don't want to fuck with. I dig it.

I'd let her choke slam me through a table before smashing. A little pain adds to the pleasure.
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Jun 28, 2013
Why did they give her some giga-Chad jawline in game?

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Because they also morph the face into the voice actor. So she can control the expressions. Dont hate small-chin person.
This isn't even a "Meet the actor" lmao this is two sentences with some pictures pulled off Google images?

I would've liked to see an interview with her, but no. Just seems like some weird bait for commentary on appearances.


Jun 23, 2013
Yup, they managed to turn a beautiful woman into an ugly, angry, middle aged lesbian.

That takes A LOT of talent, all hail stuff we can't talk about even though it's obvious that's the reason of this choice.
In what world the ingame model it's worse than the actual actress, what the fuck am i reading .
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