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January 2020 Retro Gaming Article


January 20, 2020 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

Possibly delayed into 2021, Cyberpunk 2077 has a character voiced by Grimes and a transgender poster

Cyberpunk 2077
Cyberpunk 2077 is backed by some great star power with a lot of diversity.
Cyberpunk 2077 is shaping up to be an interesting game for a variety of reasons. Getting Keanu Reeves as the central character Johnny Silverhand is pretty slick with all the John Wick and Matrix hype for the upcoming movies. Additionally, Grimes is contributing 4AEM to the soundtrack - first played at the 2019 Game Awards - and voicing the character, Lizzy Wizzy.

Cyberpunk 2077 Then there was the question of an image that appeared as an example of Nvidia's ray tracing capabilities. We're all for inclusion, but weren't expecting a transgender character to be visually depicted in a static ad for ChroManticore. I'd expected trans characters to be introduced via the storyline as opposed to a skin-tight costume in a static ad. I think this image was unfairly pushed into the spotlight for shock value, without any context.

'm sure they'll have a cool mix of characters. Grimes has a new album dropping in February and Keanu is returning in two action flicks as well as a triumphant return in Bill & Ted Face the music. It's an exciting year in entertainment!

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