Matt Damon Absent from Bourne Videogame

Matt Damon Absent from Bourne Videogame

Developers of The Bourne Conspiracy videogame are downplaying the absence of Matt Damon's involvement with the effort.

"His interest in videogames is marginal," said Meelad Sadat, High Moon Studios' director of business relations, said of Matt Damon, the star of the movie series. "We were in the thick of development and he made an announcement that he no longer wanted to do Bourne movies. His exact quote was 'I've ridden that horse as long as I can ride it.'"

"About an hour later at High Moon Studios we decided that celebrity was not important to this game," Sadat added.

Damon's voice and likeness will not be featured in the game, but the developer said "celebrity hunting" was not important in trying to build a franchise with the success of the first game.

"The experience is that we want the player to become Bourne. We used the stunt double in the movies to do all the motion capture, we used the fight co-ordinator to make the player feel like he's Bourne on the screen," Sadat explained.

The game is slated for a June release in Europe.

Source: Gamesindustry.biz

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Matt Damon's agent refused to confirm or deny rumours that his absence in the game was due to the protracted period of time spent f**king Sarah Silverman, or that Matt Damon felt threatened by the superior acting skills of his normal-mapped counterpart...

/Team America
MATT DAMON! MATT DAMON!

On the bed, on the floor, on a towel by the door, in the tub, in the car, up against the mini-bar.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnVJZkDuVBM

Seriously funny. Check it out if you haven't.

The_root_of_all_evil:
/Team America
MATT DAMON! MATT DAMON!

Beat me to it. "Matt Damon." *snaps neck*

whos Matt Damon?

It's a movie game anyway; doesn't this mean that more likely than not this will suck? A lot?

Abolished:
whos Matt Damon?

An actor.

"Maaat Daaaaaaamoooon!!!!"

HalfShadow:
It's a movie game anyway; doesn't this mean that more likely than not this will suck? A lot?

Yes, but you have to remember, that most movie games are made to capitilze on a movie when it is released. This one was in developement for much longer, and isn't directly related to the move, hence the different titles (The Bourne Conspiracy instead of The Bourne Identity). I'm hoping that this is one of those rare good, or at least decent, liscened titles.

Weeeeeeeeel the books are pretty different to the films. I quite like the films but the story of the books is good too. Not the best written books but pretty decent.

Could be an interesting game but in truth i know nothing about it. But then i am trying not to keep up to date with specifics about games so i don't have unrealistic recommendations...

 

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