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Razer's New Gaming Chair Is Being Compared To The Wall-E Recliners

Imogen Mellor

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Razer's New Gaming Chair Is Being Compared To The Wall-E Recliners

Featured Image Credit: Razer / Disney

Some times art imitates life, other times life imitates art. In this case, Razer has imitated WALL-E. In Razer's latest CES 2021 showings, the gaming hardware company showed off a new gaming chair concept, Project Brooklyn, which looks pretty similar to the dystopian chairs humanity exists in on the ship in Pixar's hit animated film WALL-E.

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It's hard to deny that between the futuristic screen floating just in front of the user's face and the perhaps slightly-too-padded seat, there's not a whole lot of difference between the images of the film and the images of the chair. Granted, we're still going to find Razer's chair cool, it's a gamer's dream situation, but the comparison is rather amusing.

If you're not familiar with the film WALL-E (go watch it, it's great) it imagines a distant dystopian future where humanity has polluted the Earth so badly, that they've left the planet on a huge space-faring cruise ship while our unfortunate planet is cleaned by WALL-E robots. There is no life left on Earth and after a probe ship comes back to check the status of the planet, WALL-E gets to see where the humans are now after over a century of galactic leisure travel.

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On this ship humans are now overweight, technology-obsessed beings who exist only to sit in a hover chair, eat, and drink. This product from Razer seems like a step in the direction of that lifestyle, but honestly, who hasn't fantasised about spending their entire day (or even entire life) doing nothing but playing games?


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In any case, this chair might be part of your future's wildest dreams, or worst nightmares, but Razer's other new project is probably a little more practical. Project Hazel is Razer's step into making sustainable masks that keep us safe in a pandemic conscious world - oh and it's covered in RGB just so people know you're a gamer.

Topics: Movies, News

Imogen Mellor
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