Video game graphics are quickly becoming astonishing simulacra of reality. We can roam unimaginable lands, interact with believable characters, and punch Nazis until they’re covered in lifelike injuries. And yet, video games still struggle to show someone taking off their clothes.
A tweet from a Naughty Dog animator helps explain how the heck Uncharted’s Nathan Drake can survive getting shot at so much. Pointing back to a little-known design factoid reminds players that Drake isn’t a massive bullet sponge—he’s just really lucky.
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