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Cyberpunk games should look to this art for inspiration

Down with The Machine

If a studio could make a game with as much detail as the grimy, cyberpunk art of Josan Gonzalez, I'd be a happy boy. I’ve had various bits from Gonzalez’ book The Future Is Now rotating as desktop backgrounds for a while, and just discovered a third edition of the printed version will be out in May. It’s basically a book of hyperdetailed scenes from a sci-fi grimworld in which humans and robots don’t get along. Boxing matches, police raids, prison breaks, VR drug dens, hoverbike pursuits. There’s a story to it, and even though each page is completely lacking in dialogue, there are characters to follow. Most notably, a four-armed, ramen-slurping rebel of the rooftops.

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