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This Long-Lost Akira Game Prototype Is Full Of Cyberpunk Style

This Long-Lost Akira Game Prototype Is Full Of Cyberpunk Style

One truism of the world is that more things should look like Akira, Katsuhiro Otomo’s legendary manga and film. The stunningly complex cityscapes, the flashes of light and energy, the sharp colours on film. It’s a dazzling work of cyberpunk visual design. And the game that didn’t happen looks almost…

Sunset Overdrive Once Had Less Jumping, More Shooting

What Sunset Overdrive looked like when it shipped — pretty, colourful, wild — is not what it looked like when development started. The games sport very little art, which is why we never see the early days. Fortunately, Insomniac has given use a glimpse at an unpolished Sunset Overdrive.