Users on NeoGaf have found a rendering of Walter White, reportedly done by Naughty Dog’s lead artist, Michael Knowland. Knowland, who created the character models for The Last of Us leads Joel and Ellie, as well as several of the infected enemies throughout the game, uploaded a video of himself touching up a 3D model of Bryan Cranston’s Breaking Bad character in ZBrush. It’s an impressively detailed visage, with fantastic attention paid to Cranston’s features, giving this replication a very realistic, characteristically worn look. You can watch the video here.
The same thread provided several images as well, including some with Walter in the “Heisenberg” persona.
Of course, this hardly confirms that the studio is working on a game based on the award-winning show Breaking Bad, but it’s a fun thought, isn’t it? Now, if you’ll excuse me, this was the perfect reminder that I need to watch that show again.