Stellar Blade’s Director Shuts Down Game’s Comparison With Harrison Ford’s Oscar Nominated Movie


Sony’s PS5 unique sport Stellar Blade, which is about to be launched on April 26, has created fairly a buzz round it. Followers who’ve anticipated it for lengthy a time can get a glimpse of the sport by watching the demo that got here to the PS5 final month. The demo covers round one to 2 hours of gameplay, overlaying the primary chapter.

Stellar Blade

The gameplay demo begins with the female protagonist, Eve, who’s a member of the seventh Airborne Squad. She, alongside along with her teammates, is being dispatched to Earth to get better the planet from the alien race Naytiba. The demo continues till the gamers get to see the primary boss encounter.

Stellar Blade‘s Director talks about inspiration from Blade Runner

Shift Up’s upcoming sport, Stellar Blade, has over time been in contrast with varied different video games and films which have an analogous setting. To throw extra mild on them, sport director Hyung-Tae Kim, in an interview with GamesRadar, mentioned the sport’s influences and inspiration.

A still from Stellar Blade
A nonetheless from Stellar Blade

A number of followers have identified that Stellar Blade has some similarities with the favored Nier video games. Through the interview, Kim added that regardless of the Nier sequence not being an correct match for Stellar Blade’s gameplay, he’s glad that followers are drawing a comparability. Kim nonetheless added, “Nier was essential for inspiration when it got here to growing our video games”. 

Some have additionally in contrast Stellar Blade to Harrison Ford’s Blade Runner film which got here out in 1982 and has a number of nominations underneath its belt on the Academy Awards. Through the course of an interview with IGN Japan, Kim shed extra mild on this comparability.

Since Kim has at all times been impressed by the dystopian science fiction works from the Eighties and Nineteen Nineties, the workforce took quite a lot of inspiration from Harrison Ford’s sci-fi movie Blade Runner, and the post-apocalyptic manga Battle Angel Alita.

Kim additional added that despite the fact that the workforce has taken inspiration from Blade Runner, manga, and different related video games, Stellar Blade isn’t much like any of them and the builders have labored exhausting to maintain it distinctive.

Why do some assume Stellar Blade to be much like Harrison Ford’s film?

Blade Runner, the science fiction movie starring Harrison Ford, depicts a dystopian future in Los Angeles the place people are bio-engineered by an organization to work in area colonies. When a gaggle of those bio-engineered people flees again to Earth, Officer Rick Deckard hesitantly agrees to trace them down. Deckard was chargeable for finding and decommissioning the bioengineered humanoids that illegally got here to planet Earth.

Harrison Ford in Blade Runner
Harrison Ford in Blade Runner

Some followers may assume the film and the sport are related, because the latter may appear to have some similarity within the strategy to its story and narrative.

In Stellar Blade, the people lose a battle towards an alien invasion and are compelled to go away their planet. These people go on to settle in a Colony and from there, Eve and her workforce are despatched to combat the aliens and win again Earth.

The film and the sport may look the identical to some followers as a result of each of them contain a gaggle of superior beings who come all the way down to planet Earth to take management of it. In Blade Runner, the protagonist goes to combat bio-engineered people who’ve descended to Earth, and in Stellar Blade, the protagonist is tasked with preventing an alien race who has taken management of planet Earth.


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