She has been in the same room with Michael Bay at least once. She shares a birthday with three notable actors, two of whom have starred in a film together. When he shot Megan Fox for us earlier this year with the Red ONE video camera, Greg Williams made a film star come to life like never before.The camera folks from Red noticed, too."I had a feeling since the Megan Fox experience turned out to be so incredible, that the combination of Greg Williams and Esquire would be the perfect platform to reveal our next-generation equipment for the first time," says Jarred Land, who holds the enviable title of Fire Chief at Red."So it naturally emerged that the real experience is about getting the ‘full picture’, getting all the angles.The classic detective story has already happened, and you’re an archaeologist looking over the bones trying to piece together a full three-dimensional skeleton." Her Story promises a "straightforward" interface -- you type in search terms, watch videos and perform other research tasks that don't require any particular reflex or literacy.Set up your rooms in 5 minutes with Highfive video conferencing hardware.Software with unlimited video calls, screensharing, and wireless TV projection is included.While classic detective games -- and stories, for that matter -- use a familiar structure to guide participants to a conclusion, Her Story breaks away from the traditional gatekeeping of linear storytelling."I realized it was more fun to drop all the shepherding, and this meant that you could very quickly 'solve' the crime, if you were lucky," he tells me.
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The player's job isn't simply to review fictional interview tapes and documents -- it's to understand her.
Although the game has a vintage look and feel, it reflects a shift we're seeing across many of our modern detective dramas and police procedurals: From whodunnit to portraiture, away from clues and forensics and toward character studies.
At even more than four-times HD, Williams says his second shoot for Esquire had literally "up-to-the-minute usage" technology, and the Epic X sensor performed without a hitch.
You can see some of the wonderful by-products above, but stay tuned for Williams's next video tease here soon and, coming in October, another mouth-watering short film...