Virgil Abloh worked on a 16-bit arcade game called “Endless Runner” to promote the fashion house’s temporary residences in New York and Tokyo
Virgil Abloh continues to influence the masses with his brilliant projects and his multidisciplinary being, which places him in the sphere of creative directors out of the ordinary and who have been writing history in recent years. Abloh recently spoiled on his Instagram profile the teaser of a video game “Endless Runner”, designed for the two temporary residences in New York and Tokyo of the fashion house for which he is creative director, Louis Vuitton.
The game is inspired by the collection for the autumn/winter 2019 season. It has been finished in retro 16-bit style. A little man runs forward on a fixed scrolling background, inspired by the city of New York, the aim is to jump obstacles and retrieve the various themed tokens, including the stylized flower – part of the monogram – typical of the fashion house French. All over the place to increase the score and lives.
The player’s speed increases progressively as you progress through the game.
If you want to try to break the record, you can play on the official Louis Vuitton website. There’s probably a prize up for grabs, let’s see who wins.