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Kanye Releases Trailer For Video Game Where You Play His Mom
Kanye wears many hats. Sometimes literally. Other times figuratively, as he's played the role of music producer, fashion designer, record label boss, even a Fatburger kingpin.
Now you can add "video game designer" to his CV. On Monday, Kanye debuted the trailer for his video game, titled Only One, at the E3 convention that's currently taking place in the L.A. Convention Center, reports Nerdist.
According to Encyclopedia Pictura, the animation studio that developed the game with Kanye, players will adopt the role of "Kanye's mom, Donda, flying through the gates of heaven." Sure enough, the trailer shows a woman soaring through a canopy of white clouds as other spirits weave around her. We then cut to a scene of the woman riding a kind of Pegasus that's the size of a bulldozer. And at some point the woman ditches the horse, sprouts wings, and bursts through the atmosphere.
Candy Crush, this is not.
The song in the trailer is, according to Polygon, a stripped-down version of the Kanye/Paul McCartney track that goes by the same name.
As reported by Billboard, West had talked about the video game during his crazy fashion show/listening party at Madison Square Garden in February. "The idea of the game is my mom traveling through the gates of heaven. I just wanna bring as much beauty to the world as possible," said West. According to Nerdist, Kanye had found the game-designing process frustrating at times, and claimed that he'd had to deal with some Bay Area people who "dissed the f--- out of [him]."
Encyclopedia Pictura has also worked on videos with Björk and Panda Bear in the past. A release date has not yet been announced. There is also no word on which platforms the game can be played.
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