Dive Into the World of Motion Capture in the Two-Part Dev Diary for The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope is a branching cinematic horror game where the choices players make will determine the characters’ fates and how the story unfolds. To reinforce players’ immersion in this horror adventure, motion capture has been used to bring a cinematic look and feel while adding depth to the story.
Motion capture brings an authenticity to the performance onscreen – this dev diary series explores the challenges motion capture actors must face to bring their characters to life and deliver a compelling and authentic performance that is converted into what players see in the game.
Take an exclusive look inside Pinewood Studios (studio home of the James Bond films), where some of the motion capture for Little Hope was shot in the two-part dev diary video series – available on YouTube at the following links (ready for embedding):
- The Dark Pictures Anthology – Little Hope: Motion Capture Dev Diary Part 1
- The Dark Pictures Anthology – Little Hope: Motion Capture Dev Diary Part 2
Get a closer look at this fascinating technological and artistic process in which movements from actors are digitally recorded with pinpoint accuracy to create the most immersive in-game horror experience possible. In the video, viewers will learn about how choosing the right actors is crucial, and how those actors employ training and imagination to convey authentic emotions without detailed physical sets.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope will be available in the Americas on October 30th for XBOX ONE, PlayStation 4, and PCs via STEAM.