John Carpenter loves ‘Fallout’, discovered ‘Red Dead Redemption’ too onerous

In a brand new interview, legendary horror director John Carpenter has spoken about his love for Fallout and Sonic The Hedgehog and why he isn’t a fan of Red Dead Redemption 2.

Speaking to the New Yorker, Carpenter began by saying how “I love all the movies that I made, but I also love stopping and relaxing, too – watching basketball, for instance, or playing video games.”

He went on to elucidate how he “came to video games in 1992, with Sonic the Hedgehog. That’s where I started, and I fell in love with it. It was beyond me at that point.” Carpenter then stated how his son “introduced me to certain games, like Halo or platform games.”

Carpenter admitted he performs a little bit little bit of the whole lot earlier than diving into specifics. “I’ve been playing this game for quite a while, it’s called Fallout 76,” he continued. “The Fallout games are fun, it’s like a post-apocalyptic world. This game had a rough launch, with problems and bugs, but I really like it. There’s this incredible game called Horizon Forbidden West. Astonishing game.”

‘Horizon Forbidden West’ update 1.08 improves stability and balances weapons
Horizon Forbidden West. Credit: Guerrilla Games

Talk then turned to Red Dead Redemption, with Carpenter saying he tried to play it however “couldn’t get on the damn horse,” so he “gave up. It was too hard.”

“I’m pretty good (at playing video games) after all the years I’ve played. But with that one I was terrible. The controls weren’t intuitive, at least for me. But I guess everybody else had a good time. It was a popular game,” he added.

Elsewhere, Carpenter spoke about video games turning into extra cinematic in recent times. “They borrow some of the same things as cinema, but you can’t get away from the interaction that players have with what they’re doing,” he stated. “But video games are young yet. They haven’t really reached their full potential.”

Carpenter additionally revealed that Halloween Ends will not be the ultimate movie within the franchise.

In different information, Tom Hanks is launching his personal trivia sport, Hanx101, solely on Apple Arcade.

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