From Max Payne to Zeus: How Narration in Games Helps Developers Get Creative

It’s a concept as old as stories, but in games, you can mostly trace the use of a narrator back to a trio of indies released around the start of the last decade. In 2011’s Bastion, you were a little guy running around as your actions were described by a…

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Ex-Bioware Writer Wonders Aloud About if Dragon Age II Got a Snyder’s Cut Treatment

With Zack Snyder getting the backing to create his “original vision” of Justice League, folks in various media are having similar conversations about what that even looks like for other projects. David Gaider, ex-Bioware and current Summerfall Studios writer, wondered aloud on Twitter what Dragon Age II might look like if…

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Thank You Bioware For Giving My Gay Ass a Heart Icon to Flirt With

On episode 36 of 99 Potions, Fanbyte’s weekly RPG-centric podcast, our News Editor Imran Khan raised some valid concerns about Bioware’s implementation of a heart icon to indicate romantic interest within dialogue options with Dragon Age II. “They tend to mistake positivity for romantic intention. Cause it gives people these…

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