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XBox: The Official Magazine - - A WAY OUT -

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…

2 Old­boy

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...

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