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    John Carpenter

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    Famed horror and action film director who is especially popular for his work in the late seventies and early eighties including "Halloween", "Escape From New York" and "The Thing". The latter was later developed into a squad-based action game in which he had a cameo voice-over role.

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    John Carpenter is a film director best known for a string of horror and action films from the 1970s and '80s, including the original Halloween, Escape From New York, The Thing, and Big Trouble in Little China. He is also a known lover of video games has worked on a select few. Carpenter's first game credit was 1998's Sentinel Returns, for which he composed the score with Gary McKill. In 2002 he voiced a cameo role in The Thing video game. Most recently he aided in the direction of the cutscenes in F.E.A.R. 3.

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    Carpenter's first interaction with GiantBomb occurred when Patrick Klepek contacted his website about a interview in 2013. A interview with Carpenter was posted on October 8th of that year. A "top games of the year" list by him followed on December 24th. In the fall of 2014 another interview was posted on October 29th and another top games list was posted on December 27th.

    Top Six Games of 2013

    1. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
    2. Far Cry 3
    3. The Last of Us
    4. Dead Space 3
    5. Remember Me
    6. Borderlands 2

    Top Five Games of 2014

    1. Assassin's Creed: Unity
    2. Far Cry 4
    3. The Evil Within
    4. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!
    5. Murdered: Soul Suspect


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