news culture “Niko Bellic is in my heart”: This French movie star is actually a big geek
French actor François Civil shows all his love for video games in a video published by Konbini.
François Civil, who interprets one of the characters in the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 reveals some of the games that marked himand why exactly, in a recently published Konbini video.
Konbini takes François Civil to a video game store
Often, Konbini publishes videos on its form Video Game Club. The principle, invite a personality and have him visit a video game store, for him to tell us about his experience as a gamer. So it always is Internet personalities related to the world of video games like YouTubers and streamers, a few days ago Konbini changed its formula. Indeed, it is the French actor François Civil who tells us about his love for video games, and the least we can say is that he plays a lot!
Elden Ring, enough to spend long nights with friends of François Civil
In the video, the actor spoke first night with friends, spent trying to defeat every boss in the Elden Ringwith a rule: “when you die, you pass the controller“. He said that now trapped by a boss, Placidusaxwhere he believed he had tent”between 100 and 150 runs“with his friends. Another way to share the Elden Ring multiplayer experiencefor a gamer who clearly announced it in the video: he regret the days when split-screen multiplayer was legion in video games.
He did the voice of the latest Call of Duty
In fact, after spent a lot of time online on Counter-Strike a few years ago, he said he had Played many games from the Call of Duty franchise, online but also in split screen. Besides, the actor just starred in a video game: he’s recording the voice of the character Philip Graves from the Modern Warfare 2 single player campaign. In addition, he spoke to Konbini his films and that can be adapted into a video game. One name immediately comes to mind, the submarine warfare film The Song of the Wolfwhere he played the lead role of Chief Petty Officer Chanteraide, the Golden Ear of a French ballistic missile nuclear submarine.
GTA, the cinematic franchise par excellence
But so many actors and actresses, there is one saga that marks him above all else. A franchise known as one of the most cinematic of video games: Grand Theft Auto.
Actually GTA, I associate it with … the first feeling of freedom I had in a game, it was huge. I was in GTA III myself at the time. And then GTA IV, Niko Bellic, in our hearts. It’s a crazy thing what you can do about it. There are people who no longer play the stories, “I’m going to the strip club, I’m going to get drunk and try to beat people up”. Finally, it’s an outlet!
In the genre of cinematic games, the actor also spoke who loves the saga of The Last of Us.
Last of Us 1… and 2, let’s make a small basket… Absolute masterpieces! I don’t know who doesn’t like this, it’s just that you don’t like “hallway games”. Bah, I actually found it to be a great game that pushes you to your moral core, that makes you question yourself, that makes you shudder, what! This game made me cry, 1st, I shed tears. On the 2nd, as you said, I don’t like character change. I’m spoiling a bit but we don’t want to! And really, you learn to love it with a lot of play time, Abby.
He said hello in passing amazing work by Gustavo Santaolallacomposer of The Last of Us soundtrack. A name well known from the cinemabecause he composed the music of many films by Alejandro González Iñárritu. For his films, Santaolalla received twice the Oscar for the best film musicin 2006 for The Secret of Brokeback Mountain and in 2007 for Babel.
Frankly, you hear two notes of The Last of Us music, and you have an emotion.
From Need for Speed to Tomb Raider, through Tekken and Red Dead Redemption, we allow you to discover all the video game references that mark François Civil in the video. You can also find out what he thinks of the Nintendo 64 and GameCube controllers…