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How to Deliver an Effective Environmental Commentary in an Animated Film (and how Princess Mononoke does it so right)

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It is not uncommon to see environmental themes woven into the plots of animated films and, in my opinion, this is a very good thing. ┬áThe importance of striking a balance between progress… Continue reading

The Lost Art of Interactive Storytelling (or What Games Today Can Learn from Pikmin 2)

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***spoiler warning for Bioshock, Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest and (of course) Pikmin 2*** With the increasing popularity of AAA titles, it seems that the video game industry has been shifting their focus to… Continue reading