Mad Max director: Games no longer “poor cousin” to film

Saturday, 7 March 2009 17:39 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Mad Max director George Miller has told MTV that, “Games were the poor cousin to feature films when it came to storytelling but I think it’s flipping. Games allow you be much more like a novelist.”

He went on to describe the in-the-works Mad Max title as a “hybrid game”.

“I’m curious how much you can engage with the characters through the game-play,” said Miller. “It’s the opportunity to make a novel.”

Miller and God of War II’s Cory Barlog are still working on the design and script for the game, so don’t expect it until two more years at least.

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