Mélenchon, virtual reality and the "I" video
CAMPAIGN NOTEBOOK – Every day during the European elections, an offbeat look at the campaign. Today, back to the video game of the macronists.
Usually, Jean-Luc Mélenchon likes video games. There, less. He is not the hero, as in 2017. His troops had made him the champion of a small campaign game, Fiscal Kombat. He had to shake up his opponents to fund his campaign. Funny. Just as much as the one put online by Young people with Macron for the European Elections campaign. Nathalie Loiseau confronts Jean-Luc Mélenchon in the form of a large wasp named “Melenrus”. Not enough to whip a developer. Except for Alexis Corbière. The Insubordinate DEPUTY takes the initiative of the macronists very badly.
“Who will tell these tocards that their government is selling weapons to the infamous Saudi monarchy that is bombing civilians in Yemen and condemning homosexuals?”he gets upset,” he wrote on his Twitter account. “It escalated quickly,” as they say. A bit like Jean-Luc Mélenchon in 2017, after his visit to Enjmin, the national school of gaming and digital interactive media. He had been trying on a virtual reality headset. It had turned him on his head. Already that he had a hologram… “Virtual reality is one of the aspects of the concrete and the video game allows us all to enter it,” he explained at the time. He takes it very seriously.
A few years earlier, he had attacked “Assasin’s creed unity”. The game conveyed a devious version of the French Revolution according to him. Is that it’s serious the video game. In his virtual world, Jean-Luc Mélenchon has been president there for two years.