Stellar Blade model: Who is the face behind Eve?

James Busby
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Stellar Blade used a famous South Korean model for its design of Eve, so find out who is behind the game’s main protagonist.

Stellar Blade is the latest action-adventure game that has caught the attention of the gaming community, with its sleek combat animations and eye-catching character designs. The game’s female protagonist has caused quite a stir online, with people both praising and calling out Eve’s design

However, Stellar Blade’s Game Director, Hyung-Tae Kim has now confirmed that Eve is based on a famous South Korean model. So, if you’re wondering who the Stellar Blade model is, then we have the answers to that very question. 

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Stellar Blade’s protagonist, Eve, was based on the South Korean model Shin Jae-eun. When Game Director Hyung-Tae Kim officially confirmed fan suspicions in an interview with Push Square, where the developer explained the reasoning behind the move. 

“We thought that [Shin Jae-eun’s] body shape would be a good reference for the character that we were pursuing. But the face was created originally in-house – it’s just the body of the model that we scanned for the game.”

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Since Stellar Blade was announced, there has been a lot of discourse surrounding Eve’s design with people both praising and criticizing the character’s proportions. However, Kim believes this comes down to “how you define beautiful bodies.” 

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The director then went on to say the follwing: “We wanted to come up with the most attractive-looking body for the user, so this is why we made the decision to work with her.”

To further prove that Eve is modeled after a real-life model, Shin Jae-eun even uploaded a video back in 2020 of the body capture shoot. 

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While you wait for Stellar Blade’s release date, be sure to check out our other guides below to get the latest updates. 

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James is Dexerto's Associate Games Editor who joined the website in 2020. He graduated from university with a degree in Journalism, before spending four years freelancing for GamesRadar+, PCGamesN, RPS, LoL Esports, Red Bull Gaming, and many more. You can find him covering everything from CoD, Apex Legends, Genshin Impact, and Monster Hunter. Need to get in touch? Email James at james.busby@dexerto.com.