8-handed sign language would be seriously on point.
If we can't get quality healthcare for our population, where the fuck would we get the money to implement mind control?
Never saw it. But, hey, that doesn't sound so bad. That would make me insanely popular... >:3
...as opposed to what, a cyberpunk economic apocalypse?
Rise of the Planet of the Apes = totally possible. I'd imagine the research to be done in a more, well, scientific laboratory than what was shown. I'm sure money-grubbing haste happens, but it can't possibly be that comically extreme...
Limbo, made by Playdead. 10$ on Steam right now, and it's on the Xbox arcade too. It's the most artistically cohesive game I've ever played. It's essentially a horror puzzle platformer and very very beautiful.