Backlight: All in the Game

Backlight Music & Arts Science & Technology
gaming, Guerrilla Games, Horizon Zero Dawn, virtual
Bregtje van der Haak
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The game Horizon Zero Down has garnered immense praise since the worldwide release in early March.

The game, of which some 2.6 million copies have been sold, was designed by the Dutch company Guerrilla Games. How did this popular export product originate? What is needed to create a new world from scratch? And what is the power of attraction for this virtual world?