Marc Ecko Wanted To Do A Macbeth Video Game?
Love him or hate him, Marc Ecko is quite the pop culture visionary. The NJ-bred fashion mogul has put his spin on popular titles like “Star Wars” and “Halo,” but apparently Ecko once had his sights on something a little more high-brow — a Macbeth video game?
According to Destructoid, Ecko, who released his first video game, the graffiti-inspired Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure, at one point had been trying to adapt a video game version of the William Shakespeare to me.
“I completely re-imagined Macbeth,” Ecko told the gaming site. However, the game never made it past the demo phase.
“Our adaptation, I think, would have made it relevant to people who wouldn’t have otherwise known about this great story. It’s unfortunate, because a lot of people just don’t know Macbeth,” Ecko added, when asked if he was worried about fan reaction.
I don’t know. We think you dodged a bullet with this one, Marc