Prosthetic arms impressed by 'Deus Ex' are coming subsequent yr
Keep in mind that Metallic Gear-impressed prosthetic arm that Konami developed? Properly, it isn’t the one writer eager to recreate synthetic limbs from video video games. Sq. Enix and Eidos-Montréal have teamed up with Open Bionics, a specialist in low-value prosthetics, to develop new designs based mostly on the world of Deus Ex. The franchise delves deep right into a potential future the place human augmentation is commonplace, altering society and warfare in equal measure. Two arms — one based mostly on Adam Jensen, the hero of Mankind Divided, one other on the broader Deus Ex universe — can be launched subsequent yr as royalty-free designs that anybody can use.
Open Bionics has already made prosthetic arms impressed by Iron Man, Frozen and Star Wars. The brand new designs look extra spectacular, nevertheless; the Adam Jensen arm (under) is filled with element, from its flexing fingers to the rotating wrist. The Titan arm (above), in the meantime, is extra stylized with sharp, geometric shapes and angles. Each are coloured in gunmetal gray and gold, reflecting the collection and its augmented superhero.
Eidos-Montreal and Open Bionics will probably be displaying the arms at a number of recreation exhibits together with E3 and Gamescom, with somewhat assist from Razer. The corporate, most recognized for its gaming keyboards and mice, can be utilizing its Stargazer webcam to trace individuals’s actions and present them what it will be like to regulate a man-made limb. They may not be as deadly as these utilized by Adam Jensen, however they appear the half — in the event that they carry out half as nicely, they could possibly be engaging to amputees with a ardour for the franchise.