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The Evolution Of Storytelling In Video Games

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Gaming is improving in storytelling!

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, June 7, 2014 12:51 PM


Will Westwater:  "Advanced technology continues to bring newer and more effective techniques to a player’s gaming experience. However, even in the industry’s early days developers were finding ways to tell compelling stories through video games."

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Video Game Storytelling Isn’t Bad, It’s Just Different

Video Game Storytelling Isn’t Bad, It’s Just Different | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

Anthony Mole:  "Some critics argue that video game narratives are poor, in comparison to books and movies; however, maybe video games simply offer a different kind of story experience?"


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Nathan Schultz's curator insight, November 25, 2015 8:02 PM

This article offers insight on the challenges-and strengths-of video games as a narrative medium.  On the one hand, critics have argued that, compared to the plots seen in films or books, video game stories tend to follow a very simple pattern of "kill the dragon, save the princess."

 

While this may be true, video games stregth as a storytelling medium is that it can more fully integrate aspects of the environment into the story.  A book can only describe a fight between to characters.  A video game allows players to live that fight first hand.

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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 23, 2012 6:21 AM
thanks
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On Anita Sarkeesian, Sexism In Video Games, And Why We Need To Have The Conversation

On Anita Sarkeesian, Sexism In Video Games, And Why We Need To Have The Conversation | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

Erik Kain: "Blatant sexism and misogyny in gaming culture may be the work of a minority of gamers, but it’s still an important issue that deserves an open conversation. The ugly backlash to Anita Sarkeesian’s Tropes vs. Women Kickstarter project is an illustration why."


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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 15, 2012 7:44 AM
this things are a bit disgusting that is why people should be warned
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James Bond retrospective: A look back at 007 in video games

James Bond retrospective: A look back at 007 in video games | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

Mark Langshaw: "Few fictional characters have captured the world's imagination like James Bond. Ian Fleming's iconic spy took literature by storm in the 1950s and 60s, and went on to feature in one of the most prolific film franchises of all time" ...


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Video games have more storytelling potential than any other medium

Video games have more storytelling potential than any other medium | Young Adult and Children's Stories | Scoop.it

Ethan Clevenger: "Recently, I came across Ico: Castle in the Mist, a novelization based on the critically acclaimed PlayStation 2 title Ico. This struck me as odd" ...


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Mariana Soffer's comment, July 23, 2012 6:21 AM
thanks