One of the greatest things about Agents of Mayhem are the character animations. Though it might seem insignificant to the gameplay, it actually adds tremendously to the experience. The animators who worked on AOM are absolute masters at their craft, but unfortunately, most of them are no longer with Volition. Since the layoffs, a few animators have added their work on AOM to their portfolios. Here’s a look behind the scenes.
The video above depicts the rough/final animation demo reels from Eric Balistrieri, Joshua Barends, and Mike Jungbluth. Curiously, we can see a cut wall run animation in Mike Jungbluth’s demo.
Animating an Agent
And, of course, if you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the VOD of Volition’s animation stream: