Stories in Video Games


Video game critic Tom McShea talks about the best storytelling happening in video games.

Games mentioned include:

The Legends of Zelda

THe Walking Dead

The Last of Us

Mass Effect 3

Dragon’s Lair Arcade Game Laserdisc

Sleep No More (a theatrical experience in NY)

Fallout 3


Bioshock Infinite

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This is a creative writing podcast and a screenwriting podcast. In The Narrative Breakdown, Cheryl Klein, James Monohan, and other guest co-hosts discuss storytelling tips and techniques of interest to any writer, student, or fan of quality creative writing, screenwriting, playwriting, fan fiction, English literature, etc. Each episode, Cheryl and James draw upon their respective experiences in publishing and filmmaking to analyze popular novels, movies, plays, television shows, short stories, and song lyrics. Featuring various co-hosts and writers, as well as material from Cheryl Klein’s book ‘Second Sight’ and James’ iPhone app ‘The Storyometer.’