Tag: Video Games

How Kingdom Hearts Failed Its Expanded Universe (Spoiler Free)

Kingdom Hearts III

Expanded universes offer fans the chance to indulge in the world they love beyond the main story or characters, yet done wrong it can feel like little more than a money grab, and at worst confuse audiences.

Tera: A Lesson in How Not to Dress Women

Women’s fashion isn’t great in a lot of fantasy and sci-fi art, but Tera’s outfit take the cake on what designers shouldn’t do.

Horizon Zero Dawn: Two Worlds in One Game

Horizon Zero Dawn Aloy

Horizon Zero Dawn manages to not only create two entirely different worlds but also weave it beautifully into the storytelling.

The Last Guardian: A Hollow World

The Last Guardian Boy and Trico

Take a look at the dangers of too little world building through the game The Last Guardian.

Ready Player One: When You Know Too Much

Ready Player One

Ready Player One is a great example of the dangers of too much world-building being dumped onto the reader. Let’s take a look at the tightrope authors walk when when building a universe.

Elegy for a Dead World

So, today I’m going to talk about a great new game (or at least new to me) that any writer should get. Elegy for a Dead World, which is available through Steam, is an independent game from Dejobaan Games that combines video games and…