Sucker Punch uses real-life extras to populate the city of Seattle in Infamous: Second Son
– developers recruited 75 friends, family members and professionals over three days to sit in front of a complex camera installment, absolutely still, while the lenses strobed out layers of their faces. With friends like Sucker Punch, who needs seizure medication? Everyone, probably.
There's a visual breakdown of Sucker Punch's scanning process on Game Informer
. Or, if you're patient, just buy an Xbox One later this year and sit really still in front of that always-on Kinect
camera – and maybe you'll spot your own fine face in a next-gen crowd. (You probably won't. We hope.)