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


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)


***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