I am so sorry. I tried to come up with something different, but I kept coming back to "Peter Parkour". Hopefully this superhero-themed video from Ronnie Street Stunts can redeem the headline.
Usually, when we show you parkour, it's footage of successful, awe-inspiring runs. The point is to highlight finesse in movement. But actually getting to that skill level takes a lot of practice—and failed runs.
Which shouldn't be surprising, seeing as they've starred in a metric ton of platformers but hey, video proof!
Free-running across rooftops while being chased relentlessly by a shadowy unknown enemy is not an experience I expected to find in a Facebook game. I also never expected to shout motherf****** at the top of my lungs at a Facebook game, so there's that.
Cosplay is one thing; many men and women have worn the Assassin's hood. Actually going out into the city and scaling buildings, though... well, that's another thing entirely.
European Parkour tour Beyond the Brink had Daniel Ilabaca recreating the freerunning of Splash Damage shooter Brink in the real world.
FreeJack is a parkour MMO that looks like Jet Grind Radio, only without the skates, and starting tomorrow you can test it out.