As a movie producer, Fares thinks differently about games. Here are some of the titles that may have inspired A Way Out
1 From Dusk Till Da wn
Two smart-mouthed criminals on the run from the law, one cool and collected, the other a hothead – it’s pretty much blow for blow what you get in A Way Out. Obviously that’s discounting the whole ‘bar full of vampires’ thing…
A Way Out pays fine homage to South Korean classic Oldboy. One memorable scene sees the protagonist fight his way through a seemingly endless onslaught of attackers in a hallway. Now imagine that, in a game, with you playing it. Bliss.
3 Thelma and Louise
While Leo and Vincent might not be the best of friends at A Way Out’s opening, there are similarities. Trust. Dependency. Strength together. And running away from cops. If the game ends with a car hurtling towards the Grand Canyon, well...