Killing Spree

When my son started playing youth soccer, I noticed that he would express celebration and self-scorn on the field with a precise grammar of herky gestures which, I later figured out, he had adopted from player avatars in 2002 FIFA World Cup Soccer, the first game he ever played on the Xbox. Freddie Wong‘s live-action version of a first-person shooter does an uncanny job of recreating the virtual kinesthetics—the hands-high stance, the angular gait, the ragdoll morbidity—of Call of Duty and its ilk. [via Geekosystem]

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