Of all the videogames to try and replicate in real life, Mirror’s Edge has to be one of the trickiest. You seriously need some brass ones to pull off half of the vertigo inducing crap they do in that game.
Still, that hasn’t stopped Ambry Nurhayati from celebrating the upcoming launch of Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst by putting together a very convincing first person, free running tribute.
You can see the 21-year-old Parkour instructor climbing up buildings, sliding down bridges, and beating the crap out of guards. Apparently it took a day to shoot the footage itself, but took a few weeks to edit.
Check it out for yourself below.
I shudder to think how many health and safety regulations were broken while making of this video. Someone has to think of the logistics, okay?
Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn’t gotten out of his mid 00’s emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.