Found: Parkour specialist recreates Mirror's Edge gameplay

By on September 6, 2013, 3:30 PM

Mirror’s Edge was the first game of its kind (at least, to my knowledge) to focus on the discipline of parkour – the act of quickly and efficiently overcoming obstacles in an environment using only your body and the momentum it creates.

EA announced a sequel for next-gen consoles at this year’s E3 but with without showing any actual in-game footage, we don’t yet know what to expect. With any luck, however, maybe it’ll be half as cool as this first-person perspective video from UK parkour specialist Neil Cointet.

Unsurprisingly, his inspiration to create the clip came from the original game released back in 2008. He dressed the part of protagonist Faith and hit the rooftops of Cambridge to put together the stunning footage you see above. For reference, you can check out the first game’s debut trailer below.

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