Near the end of 2008, film animator Tal Peleg made a video with one of his favorite game characters, Marcus Fenix from Gears of War. Tal’s career consisted mainly of film, feature animation and VFX. Soon after this video was made, Tal made the jump to games, working on Dead Space 2. He then joined Naughty Dog as a Senior Cinematic Animator. The video was a big hit here at Epic, so we decided to post it for Gears of War Fans.
Tal said, “Around fall of 2008 I rigged and animated this to the track of UT3’s “Go Down” (3DSmax). It wasn’t very intuitive to animate with unfortunately, but I thought it reached a fairly presentable point. Seems like it meshes well as Marcus dances to one of the more awesome techno tracks of the Unreal universe.”