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The tall vampire lady: who played Lady Dimitrescu in Resident Evil Village

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The tall vampire lady: who played Lady Dimitrescu in Resident Evil Village

A few months before the release of Resident Evil Village, fans of the series took notice of Alcina Dimitrescu, one of the villains in the game. She was remembered by the players due to her bright appearance and charismatic image: she had her own fans, who dedicated many fan arts, fanfiction, and memes to her.

The character’s popularity reached the point that Capcom made her the centerpiece of the Resident Evil Village ad campaign. That being said, the company did not publicly announce who played Lady Dimitrescu in the game. We decided to find out which actress performed this image.

The role of Lady Dimitrescu was played by Maggie Robertson: the actress told about this on her Twitter. At the same time, she registered an account only in February of this year, and in her profile, there are now only three tweets – and all are dedicated to the Resident Evil Village.

Lady Dimitrescu in Resident Evil Village

 

Robertson stated that she not only voiced Dimitrescu, but also recorded the movements for motion-capture in the image.

“Finally, we met …”. I am PLEASED to announce that I have voiced and played our beloved Lady Dimitrescu. It is such an honor to be a part of this game, and to embody the image of this huge, um, character.”

Maggie recently embarked on an acting career: according to IMDb, she only played her first film role in 2017, in Nothing to Do. In addition, the actress personally wrote her biography on this site. At the same time, her height is 183 centimeters – perhaps thanks to this she got the role of Dimitrescu.

Maggie Robertson began her career in regional theater in Washington DC. Her favorite roles and productions include Madame de la Grand Bush in Beauty and the Beast, Another Place by Sharr White and Dani’s Girl by Michael Koeman and Christopher Diamond.

She received her MA in Classical Acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Maggie joined the ranks of other notable alumni such as Benedict Cumberbatch, David Oyelovo, Brian Cox, Ruth Wilson, Chiwetel Ejiofor and John Lithgow. After graduation, Maggie moved to Los Angeles and has since starred in various independent films.

Also Maggie is a talented singer and musician. She studied classical music before moving on to jazz, pop music and musical theater. Maggie plays guitar and can perform beatboxing.

Maggie Robertson
from the mini-biography of Maggie Robertson on IMDb, written by the actress herself

 

Maggie has her own website with links to social networks and examples of her work, including voice recording. Among them is audio with imitation of the voice acting of Galadriel from “The Lord of the Rings”. At the same time, the actress indicated on the website that she had “the voice of a sophisticated and capable mother who knows her business … and her wine.”

The actress did not reveal exactly how she got the role of Lady Dimitrescu. One can only assume that the developers at Capcom were impressed by her voice, acting talent, and impressive growth.

Now on the net, you can find a video about the creation of the image of Lady Dimitrescu, in which you can see a recording of the movement of Maggie Robertson. The actress simultaneously voiced her character and played a role in a motion-capture studio.

It is not known for certain which actress gave Lady Dimitresku’s appearance: according to unverified information, the character’s face was recorded from the Polish model Helena Mankowska. But Capcom has not officially confirmed her participation in the game – so this is just speculation.

And Robertson herself, thanks to the role of Dimitrescu, gained certain popularity – almost four thousand people have already subscribed to her Twitter. Perhaps this will positively affect her career, and we will see Robertson in other games and films.

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Leak: Video of a working PlayStation 5 dev kit appeared

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Leak: video of a working PlayStation 5 dev kit appeared

Before the official release of the PlayStation 5 design last year, images of devkits, a version of the console for game developers, were repeatedly leaked online. Someone merged photos, someone made renders, or simply redrawn the silhouette of the PS5 dev kit. Now the video has appeared with the included console.

A TikTok user posted a video of the PS5 devkit and noted that the console gets so hot that it can be used as a heater in cold weather. A few hours later, the account with the video was deleted, but someone managed to make a copy.

Debug information is displayed on the left side of the console. The devkit from the video is connected to a gigabit network and is equipped with some firmware 1.0.0.9.

Apparently, the author of the video was allowed to take the console home for the duration of the remote work. The final design of the PS5 is strikingly different from the working studio version, both inside and out.

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Insider: Microsoft and Bethesda are working on Quake reboot

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Insider: Microsoft and Bethesda are working on Quake reboot

The company Microsoft and publisher Bethesda allegedly begun work on a reboot of the legendary franchise the Quake. This was announced with reference to his sources by the author of the XboxEra.com portal Nick Baker.

According to preliminary data, id Software studio ( Doom Eternal ) is responsible for the development of the new shooter, MachineGames studio ( Wolfenstein: The New Order ) acts as the support team. The game should receive not only multiplayer but also a single-player campaign in which a woman will act as the main protagonist.

The story of the war between earthlings and cyborgs from the planet Stroggos was revealed in the shooters Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Quake 2, and Quake 4. And the last game in the series is still the competitive arena-shooter Quake Champions from iD Software and Saber Interactive, which failed to gain popularity in the gaming community.

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The developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 responds to fan criticism of poor AI

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The developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 responds to fan criticism of poor AI

After watching the debut gameplay trailer of STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl, many fans noted the strange artificial intelligence of opponents, when they cannot hit the main character with a weapon, being only a few meters away from him.

Developers of STALKER 2 decided to reassure fans, assuring that everything is in order with the artificial intelligence, and that shown in the video was done deliberately to give it a more cinematic look.

For the trailer, we deliberately turned the AI ​​down to a minimum for maximum cinematography. In the game itself, you can choose How many bullets, and how often you catch them.
– GSC Game World

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Previously STALKER 2 was compared with the previous parts and showed the differences. And also the developer of an unofficial remake of the first STALKER on the Unreal Engine 4 has revealed a new atmospheric teaser with Lab X16.

The release of the second part will take place on April 28, 2022, for PC and Xbox Series X / S.

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