Game Developers Do Their Best Fake Gamer Impressions, Part 2

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In this latest batch of game developers doing remarkable fake gamer poses, we show intensity, more Suda 51, and what happens when things bovine go corporate.

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For a brief minute, Nintendo’s Bill Trinen (above) was corrupt with power. It’s the risk you take when you have wearable appliances (and a photographer) at a media event.

Grasshopper Manufacture’s Akira Yamaoka has a pic of me taking a picture of him on his iPhone. Or he might’ve deleted it.

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Bioware’s Neil Thompson (though this pic was taken when he was promoting James Bond 007: Blood Stone).

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Capcom’s Shu Takumi goes through one DS per week.

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This is Julie, the scanned model of the rebooted Reiko Nagase in Ridge Racer 3D.

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This is Rich, producer on Dead Space 2. He turns necro at the beginning of the game.

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Tenured stock photo model instructors Kazuhiro Tsuchiya of Capcom (left) and CyberConnect2’s Hiroshi Matsuyama show what a controller might look like.

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Beenox’s Dee Brown and Mercury Steam’s David Cox compete for most relaxed developer.

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The only thing better than a gamer stock photo is a corporate stock photo. Here’s Natsume CEO Hiro Maekawa. He’s the one pointing.

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Voice actor Tom Gottlieb is known for his role as Cookie Masterson on You Don’t Know Jack. He not a fan of pictures, but allowed us this rare photo opp.

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Diablo co-creator David Brevik shows fake gamers how it’s done, with a world eater to cheer him on.

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Namco’s Tales’ producer Hideo Baba requests, “Draw me like one of your French girls. Also, my pupils are actually red.”

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Fun fact: Ubisoft Toronto’s Maxime Beland initially posed like Hideo Baba, but he deleted the photo.

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The seducer, Jenova Chen, previously of thatgamecompany.

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Capcom’s Yoshinori Ono (and his feet) show how to call permanent dibs on a controller.

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Actress Felicia Day.

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Tango Gameworks’ Shinji Mikami and Eidos Montreal’s Jean Francois Dugas.

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Crytek’s Cevat Yerli.

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DICE’s Patrick Bach.

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Only in a back alley could Ubisoft Montreal’s Dean Evans reveal the chopper edition version of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon.

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Because you enjoyed the previous pic of Guerilla Games’ Herman Hulst, here’s another angle.

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It looks like Suda is waking up...

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Oh, wait, no.

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Miguel is a video producer and writer, currently freelancing with Rev3Games, Machinima, OXM, MTV Multiplayer, GamesRadar as well as several foreign news outlets. He can be followed on Twitter at @NormalMode. All photo credit in this post is his.

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Miguel Concepcion

Thanks for the all the feedback, everyone. As appreciation, here's a gif version of David Brevik.

http://gifmaker.me/PlayFrameAnima…