Freddie Wong’s been busy again, I see. I was all set to say something about how this perfectly replicates my recent Saints Row experience, and then I decided instead to talk about how hard it was to drive like a normal human being after playing 6-hour marathons of Halo multiplayer where I was rampaging with a Warthog back when I was a at Wizard, but then I just kind of got distracted by how good the special effects in this video are, especially when he’s crossing the street. Well done, Mr. Wong. (Via Obvious Winner)
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