The bigger budgeted video games become, the more developers want to inject bombastic high-octane story telling into their narratives. What this requires is a rather large helping of traditional storytelling. So for the original Half-Life Valve brought on horror novelist Marc Laidlaw to pen the game. He went on to write all of […]

Throughout the last decade of gaming, there has been a certain type of game that has rose to prominence more than any other. This phenomenon is the open world game. A gaming experience that provides the player with a seamless, explorable world devoid of levels or segmented missions. This is […]

The year’s 1992; people love playing plumber plat-formers, fantasy RPGs, and point-and-click games. Little did everyone know that the entire gaming landscape was about to change. Wolfenstein 3D kicks the door in and revolutionises how games are played! iD Software had singlehandedly changed how video games were viewed (literally) and how they […]

Games throughout the last decade are growing at a scale beyond what anyone in the 2000’s would have dreamed of. Games are able to boast environments with fully realized residents, wildlife ecosystems, intelligent physics, weather systems and seamless day and night cycles. All of which take place in an explorable […]

A new entry in 2K’s Mafia series could be announced in the coming months. Hangar 13, developers of Mafia 3, are set to announce their next project heavily rumoured to be Mafia 4. Hangar 13’s parent company 2K is set to go public with two upcoming projects. One from 2K […]

You’ll encounter silent protagonists in every genre of gaming. Many of those protagonists accomplish monumental tasks, defeat rivals and archnemeses, and even save the world (or in many cases, the entire universe). However, many of those same quiet protagonists are nothing but a vessel with which the player completes missions. […]

The Outer Worlds, the latest Sci-Fi RPG from Obsidian, has taken the world by storm since its release last week. Planting gamers firmly in the shoes of a roguish space explorer in an intergalactic colony corrupted by capitalism, The Outer Worlds offers a rich role-playing experience. With fantastic first-person combat, […]

We covered the macrocosmic elements surrounding game narrative in this article, where we discussed narrative in horror. Now, let’s look at first person shooters by diving into the specifics, shall we? First Person Shooters First person shooter is a far larger gaming genre than horror likely ever will be. Countless […]


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