quest world

Total Film|May 2020

quest world
E4’S RIOTOUSLY FUNNY GAMER COMEDY DEAD PIXELS LEVELS UP
Jordan Farley

THE FORTNITE EFFECT IS FELT

Set in both the London flat of aimless twentysomething gaming pals Meg (Alexa Davies) and Nicky (Will Merrick), and the wacky world of Kingdom Scrolls – a Warcraft-esque fantasy MMO where Meg, Nicky and American pal Usman (Sargon Yelda) while away the hours – Dead Pixels is a face-achingly funny comedy that doesn’t talk down to gamers. Season 2 opens with the launch of a new expansion that has radically changed the game, and not for the better. “The makers are trying to follow the Fortnite money: they’re bringing in loot boxes, stupid dances and all the crap you get in those games now,” says creator Jon Brown. “In doing so, they are alienating all the people that want to believe in this world.”

IT’S VENTURING OUTSIDE THE BEDROOM

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