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BRINK vs Parkour

BRINK vs Parkour

Bethesda has put online a video to promote BRINK that features real Parkour with Daniel Ilabaca versus the S.M.A.R.T. system of the game.

Ilabaca vs Brink

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Commented on 2011-05-06 18:42:12
Use to do that Parkour thing back in the day, didn't know they had a name for it. Too old, fat, and scared to do what I did back then.
I'll pass on Brink though.
Commented on 2011-05-06 18:46:12
real life has better graphics, it's free-running mechanic doesn't look as clunky and it's weapon bob isn't as 'lol' ridiculous. aside from that they both look the same.

ha
Commented on 2011-05-06 18:53:58
That guy makes everything look so damn easy.

Got to say, DICE got a nice capture of how it looks like in Mirror's Edge.
Commented on 2011-05-06 19:50:57
yep...seems abit strange they would put out a vid that completely shows up just how lacking brink is. And omission of "feet" doesnt usually bother me in fps games but you'd think they'd be included in one with a focus on parkour... mind you, they have enough trouble animating hands decently let alone feet
Commented on 2011-05-06 22:11:12
My interest has defiantly deteriorated since I first say it a couple of years back. It looks quite lacklustre now. I can't really imagine I'd even have enough interest to buy this out of a bargain bin.
Commented on 2011-05-06 23:18:47
Something about parkour has always pissed me off, just the ultimate "look at me aren't I fucking great" activity, it always makes me want to set up tripwires...

That aside, the game also looks truly unremarkable aside from the art style which I enjoy. It would seem that might well turn out to be the expensive lacquer on the soft poo underneath.
Commented on 2011-05-07 00:49:16
Doesn't interest me as much as when I saw trailers for Mirror's Edge.
Commented on 2011-05-07 02:05:29
It's a cool idea that you can use it anywhere, but having it be on a win button with no skill unlike Mirror's Edge takes a lot out of SMART's sails.

And no feet. Feels incomplete.
Commented on 2011-05-07 04:03:16 In reply to munkini
Posted by munkini
Something about parkour has always pissed me off, just the ultimate "look at me aren't I fucking great" activity, it always makes me want to set up tripwires...

That aside, the game also looks truly unremarkable aside from the art style which I enjoy. It would seem that might well turn out to be the expensive lacquer on the soft poo underneath.
You need to deal with your jealously dude...they do it for the adrenaline...its easy to impress those who don't do it...you look for props from you peers... I don't do parkour, but I bboy, and its the same deal
Commented on 2011-05-07 05:24:41
All that jumping etc in the Real looks cool, As for the game not on my list.
Commented on 2011-05-07 12:42:09 In reply to catfish
Posted by catfish
You need to deal with your jealously dude...they do it for the adrenaline...its easy to impress those who don't do it...you look for props from you peers... I don't do parkour, but I bboy, and its the same deal
Breakdancing is great but its a form of dance not a sport( I used to do graffiti myself, back when hip hop was also good). Parkour is bullshit to me, no jealousy there at all, I have the same disdain for all so called "extreme sports"...If you want adrenaline do something useful like join the fire dept or the military. Of course that does not appeal to all the extreme sport wankers because it is not considered "cool" but at least is serves some actual greater purpose or helps people.

Just my opinion, good luck with the breaking.
Commented on 2011-05-07 13:26:03
I have´t interest in free-running in a game.
I this happy with limit of the buldings, roads, map design in general and no stupid Halo maps jumping for any site without limits.
I love Gears of War by it motive.

PS: for Halo fansboys, the game is cool, ok? XD
Commented on 2011-05-07 13:52:38
Parkour is the closest thing to modern ninja agility there is, which I think is awesome.

Parkour>>>>>breakdance = meh
Commented on 2011-05-07 15:00:07
Daniel Ilabaca wins:FINSH HIM!
Commented on 2011-05-07 18:28:15
man what happened to this games graphics from the first showing
Commented on 2011-05-07 18:52:45
Wow Brinks version of Parkour looked incredible tame in comparison
Commented on 2011-05-14 14:03:27 In reply to munkini
Posted by munkini
If you want adrenaline do something useful like join the fire dept or the military. Of course that does not appeal to all the extreme sport wankers because it is not considered "cool" but at least is serves some actual greater purpose or helps people.
I know it's your opinion and all, but that's pretty silly.

Quick, everyone give up everything you do for fun unless it somehow contributes to society!

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