dataDyne YOUR LIFE | OUR HANDS The role of Corporate Control in Cyberpunk
Cyberpunk: Corporate Control <ul><li>In many instances of cyberpunk there is a dominant controlling body </li></ul><ul><li...
Origin of Concept <ul><li>Generally the main character is or becomes a rebel </li></ul><ul><li>Derives from political resi...
 
Dystopia <ul><li>Because of concept of corporate control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Produces a dystopian setting </li></ul></ul...
Examples (Video) <ul><li>Gattaca </li></ul><ul><li>Equilibrium  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlzXEw616Ho </li></ul><ul><...
 
Examples (Games) <ul><li>Perfect Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Mirrors Edge </li></ul><ul><li>Deus Ex </li></ul><ul><li>Metal Gea...
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  1. 1. dataDyne YOUR LIFE | OUR HANDS The role of Corporate Control in Cyberpunk
  2. 2. Cyberpunk: Corporate Control <ul><li>In many instances of cyberpunk there is a dominant controlling body </li></ul><ul><li>Seen in the form of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governments </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Origin of Concept <ul><li>Generally the main character is or becomes a rebel </li></ul><ul><li>Derives from political resistance </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in the 80’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relates to political strife of the later parts of the Cold War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comments on tyrannical control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communism </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fascism </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Dystopia <ul><li>Because of concept of corporate control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Produces a dystopian setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ordinary citizens have no civil liberties </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Power was seized through promise of protection of humanity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In response of… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Natural disaster </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Man made disaster/war </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Examples (Video) <ul><li>Gattaca </li></ul><ul><li>Equilibrium http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlzXEw616Ho </li></ul><ul><li>V for Vendetta </li></ul>
  6. 8. Examples (Games) <ul><li>Perfect Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Mirrors Edge </li></ul><ul><li>Deus Ex </li></ul><ul><li>Metal Gear series </li></ul><ul><li>Red Faction series </li></ul><ul><li>To a degree… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Halo series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Half Life series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resident Evil series </li></ul></ul>
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