Hannah Hoekstra as Aloy in Horizon Forbidden West (PS5)
Image: Hannah Hoekstra

Who is Aloy’s real-life face model in Horizon Forbidden West and Horizon Zero Dawn? We all know that Ashly Burch lent her larynx to bring the outspoken heroine to life, but one thing we weren't aware of is that the character's based upon the likeness of Dutch actress Hannah Hoekstra. Guerrilla Games revealed earlier in the year that it scanned the star's facial features in order to create the character's model.

To be honest, without the braids and tribal headdress the pair don’t look quite as alike as you may expect, but here’s the developer capturing the actress’ looks, so it must be true:

Hannah Hoekstra as Aloy in Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4)

And here's a video of Hannah Hoekstra in action from a movie called App:

Did you know that Aloy was based on a real person? Can you see the similarities? Spot the difference in the comments section below.

[source twitter.com]