Suddenly all the architectural animations we have featured here on digital urban seem rather dull. The movie below is a remix Mirror’s Edge Music Video 2 by Enhaton, music Madonna – Jump Remix with Mirror’s Edge running on a PC and additional remixing using Adobe Premiere CS4 :
Mirror’s Edge is a first person adventure game currently under development by DICE, available on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC its shows innovative use of the cityscape:
The story is based around a city…
where information is heavily monitored, agile couriers called Runners transport sensitive data away from prying eyes. In this seemingly Utopian paradise, a crime has been committed and now you are being hunted. You are a Runner called Faith – and this innovative first-person action-adventure is your story.
The PC version is moddable which opens up quite a few opportunities for how we explore architecture and the cityscape in general, yet another example of the power of game engines for urban visualisation.