When it comes to Cyberpunk games, you can expect cybernetics and robotic augmented people and neon lights glowing in the night cities. Check out our list of top 5 cyberpunk games. Cyberpunk is a subgenre of science fiction in a future setting that tends to focus on society as “high tech low life” featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as information technology and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.
DESYNC is an intense single-player first-person action game that begs you to play dangerously and creatively. Eliminate your opponents as you perform violent attack sequences using the explosive digital weaponry and lethal side-arms at your disposal.
4. Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is an action role-playing stealth video game developed by Eidos Montréal and published worldwide by Square Enix in August 2011 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360: a version for OS X released the following year. It is the third game in the Deus Ex series and a prequel to the original Deus Ex. The gameplay—combining first-person shooter, stealth, and role-playing element.
3. Syndicate Wars
Syndicate Wars is the third video game title in the Syndicate series, created by Bullfrog Productions in 1996. It was released for DOS and the PlayStation, with a Sega Saturn version also fully developed, but never published. Syndicate Wars presents a follow-up to the events in Syndicate taking place 95 years later (the year 2191). At the game’s opening, the player-controlled syndicate (called EuroCorp) is at the peak of its power.
2. VA-11 HALL-A
VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action (also sometimes written as Valhalla) is an indie bartender simulation video game with visual novel elements as well as cyberpunk and anime-inspired visuals. The game puts the player in the role of a bartender at the eponymous VA-11 HALL-A, a small bar in a dystopian downtown which is said to attract the “most fascinating” of people. The gameplay consists of players making and serving drinks to bar attendees whilst listening to the stories and experiences of these said characters.
1. Cyberpunk 2077
Cyberpunk 2077 is a role-playing video game played from either a first-person or third-person perspective. It is set in an open-world metropolis called Night City. The game will feature non-English speaking characters. Along with the single-player story, Cyberpunk 2077 will include a multiplayer component.
In the end, Cyberpunk plots often center on a conflict among artificial intelligence, hackers, and megacorporations, and tend to be set in a near-future Earth, rather than in the far-future settings. The settings are usually post-industrial dystopias but tend to feature extraordinary cultural ferment and the use of technology in ways never anticipated by its original inventors. Much of the genre’s atmosphere echoes film noir, and written works in the genre often use techniques from detective fiction.
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