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Cyberpunk 2077: An ugly thrill ride

Cyberpunk 2077: An ugly thrill ride
Cyberpunk 2077 is an impressive realization of a futuristic world, but it comes at a great cost. An exciting story and detailed world are overshadowed by an abundance of bugs, misogynistic writing and all-too-familiar game mechanics. Some of these problems run deep and are too difficult to ignore, despite the engaging crime-drama thrill ride on the surface.

Cyberpunk 2077: An ugly thrill ride Cyberpunk 2077 is a futuristic game that asks what it means to be human and examines the effects of megacorporations that have too much control.CD PROJEKT RED Cyberpunk 2077 is an impressive realization of a futuristic world, but it comes at a great cost.Like the greats in the cyberpunk genre, Cyberpunk 2077 asks what it means to be human and ponders the effects of a society run by mega corporations that have far too much control.Of all the wonderful moments I had in Cyberpunk 2077, they were often undermined by uncomfortable moments like these, where women are demeaned for arbitrary reasons that never fold into the main narrative.

Cyberpunk 2077 is exciting, often dialing up the action as high as possible during fun set pieces, like when you infiltrate a swanky hotel or a crowded parade.They're just not as groundbreaking as I anticipated from the much-hyped Cyberpunk 2077.

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