Augmented reality and memory manipulation have taken control of peoples' lives.
You can now digitize, buy, sell or trade your own personal memories. The last remainders of intimacy have been swept away, in what appears to be a simple extension of the development of social networks and geolocation at the beginning of the 21st century.
The "surveillance society" has been accepted by the citizens themselves, in exchange for a few technological benefits. It is a reality that no one even thinks of challenging anymore.
This memory-based economy gives an immense yet uncontrollable power to only a handful of people...
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There's something so wonderfully thrilling and electrifying about dystopian cityscapes - and this concept art of a Blade-Runner-esque/cyberpunk Paris totally hits our sweet spot here at http://www.thisismyjoystick.com Not to mention, I actually really like that concept, of taking social media into an extreme dystopian scenario. I wonder how they'll make it into an actual game though?
As ever, more info as and when we get it. But for now, here's a selection of some of the game's beautiful concept art. (Nobody has any clue if the actual game will look this amazing, but hey, patience is a virtue and all that, right?)