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The Cyberpunk 2083 Experience Is Coming Soon To Nintendo Switch

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The Cyberpunk 2083 Experience Is Coming Soon To Nintendo Switch

While there's no chance whatsoever of seeing Cyberpunk 2077 on Nintendo Switch soon - at least, not via anything but cloud gaming - the console isn't short of a cyberpunk-themed adventure or two. There's Cloudpunk and The Red Strings Club, Observer and Ghostrunner, to name but four. And in early 2021, they'll be joined by a new title, set in the cyberpunk-styled world of the year 2083.

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Sense - A Cyberpunk Ghost Story is from developers Suzaka, and will come to the Switch via the publishers eastasiasoft on January 7th. The 18-rated game is described on the Nintendo eShop as celebrating "the slow, cerebral creep of dread instead of relying on over-the-top action or jump scares". It continues: "This futuristic tale seamlessly blends 2.5D exploration and problem solving with suspenseful ghost encounters that act as paranormal glitches in our own reality."

Sounds alright - but, NGL here guys, the game's artwork is definitely... exaggerated? Is that the politest way to put this? Probably. No doubt some of you will be pre-ordering this right now based exclusively on how it looks - and hey, it's your money, support the devs that you wanna. We're not here to judge. Could she not be wearing more clothes, though?

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In Sense, players journey to Neo Hong Kong and take control of Mei Lin Mak, who is, to again quote the product page, "dragged into a maelstrom of supernatural horror". Sense previously released on Steam, in the summer of 2020, and it has a "mostly positive" review status on the PC platform. One reviewer there, 'soft_as_snow', writes that the game is "presented with a cyberpunk theme on the surface" but that it "really is steeped in ancient folklore. The blending of the two themes just works perfectly."

Sense - A Cyberpunk Ghost Story / Credit: eastasiasoft
Sense - A Cyberpunk Ghost Story / Credit: eastasiasoft

Could be good? In the absence of Johnny Silverhand on Switch, Sense - A Cyberpunk Ghost Story might scratch a few itches, certainly. Personally, I really recommend Deconstructeam's The Red Strings Club if it's moody, cyberpunk-y atmosphere you want - cracking soundtrack in that game, too. Bloober Team's Observer is very decent, too, mixing as it does all sorts of sci-fi tech and body modifications with a sprinkling of horror and a full dose of the late Rutger Hauer.

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Sense - A Cyberpunk Ghost Story will cost £17.99 on release, on January 7th, and so far as we can tell it's going to be a digital-only release, for the time being at least. And I'm sure you can make up your own Silverhand-related joke to finish off, here.

Featured Image Credit: eastasiasoft

Topics: Nintendo Switch, Cyberpunk 2077, Indie Games

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