Watch how the Wachowskis changed the ending to ‘The Matrix’ trilogy for this 2005 video game
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There usually isn’t much to say about mediocre tie-in video games, but the ending to 2005’s The Matrix: Path of Neo is so spectacularly odd that it’s worthy of discussion nearly a decade after its release. The Wachowskis wrote and directed the game, which sees players take control of Neo through many of the battle sequences in the film trilogy, but the siblings made a few changes to the story to accommodate the demands of a video game. Most notably, the two scrapped Neo’s role as a martyr in the final film, instead having “The One” smash and bash his way through a gigantic version of Agent Smith made from cars, wreckage, and thousands of his clones.
It’s certainly surreal (especially when the giant dons a pair of massive sunglasses),…