Video games & reality: How to tell the difference?

Catalina Marchant de Abreu
Catalina Marchant de Abreu © France 24

Soldiers fighting... missiles destroying tanks... war scenes in full splendor. Footage from video games is so realistic that it is often used to portray real-life war scenes. 


For France's Media Week 2023, the FRANCE 24 Observers have produced a special edition of "Truth or Fake," in four episodes.  In this edition, we explain how to identify video game footage used in disinformation about Russia’s war in Ukraine.