In an interview with Ballerstatus earlier this month, Brooklyn-born DJ Whoo Kid, 41, discussed placing his music in video games, saying “I was in ‘Call of Duty’ and I was in some ‘Grand Theft Auto’ games. I’m bout to be in the new ‘Grand Theft Auto’ that takes place in New York again.”
Does that mean NYC-based Rockstar Games is in the process of developing another title that takes place in the fictional Liberty City, a metropolis based on real-life New York City? Liberty City was the setting for “Grand Theft Auto 3” and “Grand Theft Auto 4.”
“[Games and movies] completely different animals,” says Kirk Kjeldsen, assistant professor in the Cinema Department at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Vancouver.Get unlimited amount of cash and gold with Deer Hunter 2014 Cheats. Click here to get free copy of this tool.
Kjeldsen was speaking in an article pondering why EA’s movie adaptation of Need for Speed didn’t do better at the box office, even though the film made back its production budget after its opening weekend.
The problem? Most film narratives follow a traditional, time-tested three-act structure, whereas videogames don’t fit nicely in that mould. “Translating a non-linear narrative into a linear three-act structure is like making a song out of a painting or a sculpture,” says Kjeldsen.
It revealed that the game will be free-to-play and players will fight for their survival as the world is infected by the deadly virus, H1Z1 and will include microtransactions.
Smedley revealed that the game takes place 15 years after the infections started. The humankind has been hiding in the shadows and has been scraping for food. Players will be facing infected people, wild animals and other survivors.
The game is set in Middle America and can be any town from that place. The game will have a open-world settings and the environment will all be connected seamlessly.