Bonuses | Video game 7 J Villain 07/01/2022 16:28 Although it may seem hard to…
The fight between inspiration and copy is one of those issues that will never end in the video game world. In the end, whether you are good or bad when evaluating it, probably the most important thing is to see to what extent there are ideas traced in great detail. The one from Half-Life and Akira up for discussion.
A few years ago someone noticed that the elevators in the first half life They were quite similar to those that appeared during the first part of Akira and, although for outsiders it could be a considerable somersault, the ball did not stop growing.
After a video was published in which enough images were put face to face to understand to what extent the reference was exact, one of the game’s level designers stepped forward to acknowledge that, indeed, when creating that area, was completely inspired by Akira.
The result, not only of the elevator but also of another area of the game, as well as the aforementioned confirmation by the designer Brett JohnsonYou can find it in the video that we show you below.