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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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Maneater Gets New DLC That We Had to Email PR to Make Sure Wasn’t a Joke

Maneater, last year’s open-world action-RPG about a man-eating shark, came out to surprising acclaim. The game put a players into the shoes, err, fins of a shark trying to make it in this big, scary world by mutating it into a weapon of mass destruction. It makes sense, then, that…

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The Big Shark from Maneater is Gaming’s Newest Feminist Icon

No, I’m not joking. Maneater, the shark video game made by Tripwire Interactive out today, debuts the latest soon-to-be feminist icon in gaming. She won’t be the one that gets the accolades, the fame, or the endless think pieces on what her representation means for many people  — but she’s still out here, in…

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Fanbyte Does PAX East 2020: Day Four

We made it, friends. We made it all the way through PAX East 2020, and oh, the sights we saw! John played Maneater, a game about being a terrifying shark that eats beach-goers. Danielle and Steven had a wild PAX experience with a demo of SoundSelf, designer Robin Arnott’s semi-experimental…

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