Interactive Story

Interactive Story: The Outline

As examined in the earlier posts, game writing is a component of a whole. It takes a lot of work from many different people to craft a narrative, and collaboration…

Interactive Story: Metal Gear Rising – An Analysis of Revengeance vs. Dark Souls: Story and Gameplay

The title to this post may very well leave you with a few questions. What do these games have in common? Why are they being compared? What the hell is…

Interactive Story: The Temptation of the Cutscene

The Trap: If you are a writer, you are not used to being ignored. In non-interactive mediums, good writing is often the end-all-be-all for audience investment. But gaming is an…

Interactive Story: Environmental Storytelling

The First Assignment: It was the summer at the end of my sophomore year when I first got my unpaid internship at The Studio. I was ecstatic, of course. So…