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 […]

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. […]

Bill Watterson, the author of the famous comic strip series Calvin and Hobbes, once considered a cartoon version of his widely popular cartoon duo. That is, until one thought occurred to him that stopped him in his tracks: he did not want to hear what Calvin’s voice sounds like. We […]