onEscapee (Pronounced One Escapee, to reflect the nature of the protagonist) is an action/adventure video game, released for the Commodore Amiga 1200 in 1997.
onEscapee is a graphic action-adventure very much in the Flashback
mould with a gameplay similar to Another World.
onEscapee has a distinct cyberspace air to it.
The main character is on the run from powerful alien beings on an alien planet,
having been transported there for a reason that no-one knows at the beginning.
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A Cyberpunk Vision
Cyberpunk, in the popular consciousness, conjures a glut of dissociated images: Blade Runner’s slummy urban landscape, hackers in sunglasses, Japanese cyborgs, grubby tech, digital intoxication, Keanu Reeves as Johnny Mnemonic. But it began as an insanely niche subculture within science fiction, one which articulated young writerly distaste for the historically utopian optimism of the medium and, in turn, provided an aesthetic reference point for burgeoning hacker culture, before metastasizing into a full-on cultural trend.
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