Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Playing Hitman in Live Action

Hitman Logo
The popular stealth video game series developed by IO Interactive widely available across Microsoft Windows and others platforms. The 17 years history with 6 releases on Windows and also 2 releases over mobile application and also adaptations into two movie releases. The musical score of the games are composed by Jesper Kyd which features a mix of Orchestral and Electronica musical scores. The following is Trailer from the latest HITMAN game (Wikipedia and Wikia).
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Now comes the Live Action version of the game, when a set of Youtubers were given control of Agent 47 to play a particular mission. Realm Pictures, the ones responsible for creating the 'real life first person shooter' video which went viral was roped in by IO interactive to create a similar but broader & bigger experience. Watch below for a small compiled version.
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The behind the scenes action sequences gives us how the whole Live process came into being.
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The List of players who were roped in to play the above Live Action
The ICA (International Contract Agency) Logo

Playlist of the individual videos of the above players playing are up also. People can go through the same by clicking on this playlist - CLICK HERE.

Hitman Soundtracks can be heard on this Youtube Channel - Hitman Video Games
Full video of Real Life Hitman - Youtuber 'Outsidexbox'
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The most amazing thing about the Real Life Action controlling of character is the immersing into the game one gets & fully participating in it.
There is a lot of people who have created Hitman themed videos paying respect to the Game franchise. Its fun to see how people stay true to the stealth fighter and show a real life action depiction of the game. Agent 47 again taking on another mission.
Hitman by Youtuber 'RocketJump'
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Also German Prank TV - Nos Tera Fu TV pulled a HITMAN themed prank in the public. (I don't endorse it nor do I encourage a similar prank). Here is the video in which the reaction of the people in the nearby vicinity react to it.
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Photo Courtesy to IO Creative Studio
Another Real life action video created by UK's TrueMobster gives respect to the HITMAN franchise. 
TrueMobster's HITMAN Real Life / Hotel Assassination
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Photo Courtesy to Realm Pictures and Outsidexbox
TrueMobster's Hitman Real Life / Curtains Down
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Unleashing the Best of the Web 9th Edition 2016

Photo Courtesy to Luc Bergeron - Zapatou
The latest edition of Best of Web is out (2016 - 9th Edition). This is one of the compilation of what the web has to offer. For this edition 367 videos from year 2016 have used. The series is not monetized (therefore hopefully Youtube will let it be online) This actually helps a lot of the videos by publicizing them. Hats off to Luc Bergeron for the amazing compilation of the awesome videos online. Take a look at the video ( 10 mins of awesomeness)
Zapatou - Best of the Web 9 (2016 edition) in HD
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The information on his previous videos and also other references are mentioned below.
Facebook: CLICK HERE
Twitter: CLICK HERE
Google+: CLICK HERE
Youtube: CLICK HERE

Zapatou - Best of the Web 8 (2015 edition) in HD
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Zapatou - Best of the Web 7 (2014 edition) in HD
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Zapatou - Best of the Web 6 in HD
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Zapatou - Best of the Web 5 in HD
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Zapatou - Best of the Web 4 in HD
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Zapatou - Best of the Web 3 in HD
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Zapatou - Best of the Web 2 in HD
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Zapatou - Best of the Web 1 in HD
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Volvo Trucks at it again - The Flying Passenger

Volvo Trucks show its latest technology in the most impressive way.
Photo Courtesy to Volvo Trucks - The Flying Passenger
Volvo trucks show off their Volvo FH truck's technology by demonstrating the performance of D13 engine and I-shift Dual Clutch Gearbox. The whole Live Test was set up and fully supervised with precision stunts. The professional Para-glider, Guillaume Galvani and the 12 year veteran Volvo truck driver, Louise Marriott pulled off this live test.

The Volvo Trucks team has been teasing us with their teasers and trailer for the last 6 days.
Trailer 1 - Released on 23rd November 2016
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Trailer 2 - Released on 25th November 2016
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The impressive thing about Volvo Trucks live tests are that they do get the point across about the performance and the latest technology being used in the field of transportation. We get to see how the trucks function in different circumstances and what one is getting into.
LIVE TEST Video of The FLYING PASSENGER
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It is amazing to see a Para-glider (professional) gliding using the back of a Volvo Truck and enjoying a joy ride all the way uphill even under a bridge (all performed under strict supervision - so don't try this as extreme sports). I am sure the experience by the driver was a new one (also a memorable one) as one does keep the truck load in mind but definitely not a flying passenger that too behind the truck.
Meet the heroes behind the action
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During one of the previous Live Tests by Volvo Trucks, 'The Epic Split' and others; one of the kids watching the JCVD's The Epic Split stated that the advertisement is great as it wants me to purchase not one but two Volvo trucks to perform the Epic Split. (That was definitely hilarious as a different perspective was put forth).
Photo Courtesy to Volvo Trucks - The Flying Passenger
Now the whole purpose of the Flying Passenger Live Test - how does the performance and new technology of Volvo be explained. Have a look at the video below to understand the Consistent speed and uphill battle that takes place to keep everything synchronised.
How it works
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CLICK HERE - to check out the post on Volvo's previous Live Test of the Cute little Girl driving a Remote controlled Volvo Truck.
CLICK HERE - to check out the post on the other Live Tests like Epic Split and Ballerina Stunt

Monday, October 17, 2016

The next in GoPro - 5

Hero5 Family - HERO 5 & Session. Photo Courtesy to GoPro
GoPro has been bringing their A game in portable high definition cameras. Their latest upgrades have not been disappointing. Examples: Waterproofing for certain depth which helps a lot during surfing, kayaking, swimming, jet-skiing and others. Another amazing feature of their Hero5 is the LCD which was missing previously due to their compact size and power backup. They have maintained their quality and upped their game in the video features also. The latest addition to the GoPro is Karma - flying drone with stabilizer. Have a look at the amazing video which was completely shot on GoPro Hero5.
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By the way the music is by Jai Wolf "Indian Summer"
Link to buy: goo.gl/BVQz3c
Hero5 Family - Karma. Photo Courtesy to GoPro
GoPro entering the drone game with Karma puts up another angle to an amazing development in drone technology. Along with other amazing drone technology companies, the prices, features, weight reductions, stabilizers, size reductions and sound reductions will keep getting better and better as time moves on.
GoPro Hero5 Black Introduction
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GoPro has also worked at the software angle with putting out GoPro Plus which has been updated and upgraded with some more better features for the desktop and mobile devices.
Hero5 Family - Plus. Photo Courtesy to GoPro
GoPro: Introduciong Karma
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GoPro: Introducing HERO Session
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GoPro: The new GoPro Experience
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CLICK HERE to see the previous post on GoPro HERO 4 and below is the video which was entirely shot using GoPro 4. Have a look at the amazing set of images captured by GoPro cameras across the world.
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Friday, June 17, 2016

Google Ad - The Hero - A Bollywood story

Photo Courtesy to Google India

Google India just put up an epic advertisement which brings together Bollywood, an elderly couple, their son, dreams, aspirations, reality, old age, retirement, duty, responsibility, fulfillment and satisfaction.
Photo Courtesy to Google India - The Hero - Bollywood Story
Google India
Published on Jun 16, 2016
There are only a few things in the world that epitomize hope, dreams and magic and one of them is Indian cinema. And in life, like in Bollywood, some dreams come true, some fall through and some just take longer. Watch this story of a father and son on a journey - Bollywood style - with Google Search by their side. #GoogleAtTheMovies
Agency: Lowe Lintas Delhi
Creative: Arun Iyer, Shayondeep Pal, Arko Provo Bose, Manzoor Alam
Account Management: Naveen Gaur, Nikhil Mahajan, Dallbir Singh, Naman Pal
Planning: Anurag Prasad, Sumant Bhattacharya
Production House: Chrome Pictures
Director: Amit Sharma
Music: Clinton Cerejo
Singer: Kannan Mohan
Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya 

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Photo Courtesy to Google India - The Hero - Bollywood story
If one is interested in the 'Chal Baawre' soundtrack from the above video then you can check out the video below for the soundtrack.
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Friday, May 27, 2016

Animated Short: On the same page

Photo Courtesy to Carla Lutz and Alli Norman
An Introverted writer in a newspaper world has nothing to write about until he is whirled away into a colorful journey with his neighbor from the comic section. Clever and intelligent with charming characters and inspiring message.
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A CGI 3D animated short film 'On The Same Page' by Carla Lutz and Allison Norman. The film was produced at Ringling College of Art and Design, Department of Computer Animation, Class of 2015.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Announcement Trailer

Photo Courtesy to Relic Entertainment and Sega
The wait and suspense has come to an end with the announcement trailer of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. People were in wait to know whether a new development was in process or not, and this clears it. Watch the Cinematic Trailer below.
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The story and information based on the website
Power has a Price. In Dawn of War III you will have no choice but to face foes when a catastrophic weapon is found on the mysterious world of Acheron. With war raging and the planet under siege by the armies of greedy Ork warload Gorgutz, ambitious Eldar seer Macha, and mighty Space Marine Commander Gabriel Angelos, supremacy must ultimately be suspended for survival. 
Space Marines - Photo Courtesy to Relic Entertainment and Sega
Unleash the Giants - Take control of towering war machines and tip the balance of battle in your  favor with the biggest characters in Dawn of War history.

Eldars - Photo Courtesy to Relic Entertainment and Sega
Colossal Battles - Prepare for more epic action as you wage war with massive armies across landscapes full of volcanic terrain or on battlecruisers in space.
Orks - Photo Courtesy to Relic Entertainment and Sega
 Three Faction Campaign - This Universe has no heroes or villains. Through alternating missions you'll soon learn the combat advantages of Space Marines, Orks and Eldars.
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Watch All the Dawn of War Trailers since 2004 - 2016
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Sources:

  • Website for Dawn of War - CLICK HERE
  • Article published on 03/05/2016 - CLICK HERE
  • Article published on PCGamers - CLICK HERE (more depth into what the new game offers)
  • Wikipedia Page of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 1 - CLICK HERE
  • Wikipedia Page of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War 2 - CLICK HERE
  • CLICK HERE to watch the announcement trailer Gamespot Channel (Same Video)