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Binary Domain movie shows the dangerous world of 2080

"The machine age has begun"

Sega has released a lengthy cutscene from upcoming squad-based third person shooter Binary Domain.

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Set for release on February 24, the sci-fi tale has been developed for PS3 and Xbox 360 by Toshihiro Nagoshi, the creator of the Yakuza series.

Binary Domain puts players in the middle of a battle for mankind's survival in a robot-invaded Tokyo in the year 2080.

Here's Sega's official blurb, followed by the story-focused movie:

The world is a much different place in the year 2080. Catastrophic climate change since the 20th century has forced the major nations of the planet to adapt to new ways of living. Rising sea levels have wreaked havoc on many countries, resulting in new cities being built upward and on top of the older ruins of once-great metropolises.

Thankfully, incredible innovations in robotic technology have made these changes easier on humanity. Before people knew it, robots were everywhere and had taken over many of the difficult and menial tasks people were happy to give up in everyday life.

Seeing the potential future before them, the nations of the world joined together in 2040 to discuss how to regulate this new industry. Jointly, they passed certain international mandates that companies must follow when building machines, most importantly the ban on any research on robots that can pass for humans.

For almost 40 years, this rule has been followed, or so everyone had believed. Until one morning in Detroit in 2080, when a man with a gun stormed into the Bergen offices and began to change the world...

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