NaturalMotion, best known for its Euphoria engine (GTAIV, Red Dead Redemption) and its own titles like football game Backbreaker, has recently released something a little tamer.
In real life, I skate like a waddling five-year-old forever on the verge of crapping his pants. In Icebreaker, I’m light on my feet, spinning, deking and sprinting away from the bowel-loosening checks coming my way.
THE PHYSICS OF VIDEO GAMES from Dave Thomas on Vimeo. Half the visual appeal of Red Dead Redemption is in the landscapes. Those were done by Rockstar. But the other half is John Marston’s swagger, or the way a bandit gets caught in his horse’s stirrups.