David Jaffe: Games are not an engaging storytelling medium

By Stephany Nunneley, Sunday, 15 February 2009 04:00 GMT


David Jaffe has said in his latest blog post that despite Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots being one of his favorite games, he feels games in general are not an engaging storytelling medium.

“Overall, I feel the medium is either not capable of creating and sustaining deep emotions or we have simply not come close to understanding how to do it on a consistent basis”, he wrote.

“I am open to it, but I’m just being honest with how I feel about the current state of storytelling in gameplay.”

You can read the full thing and watch his video blog here.

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