Blizzard’s Chris Metzen discusses writing for StarCraft II, clobbering people

Blizzard lore-master, Chris Metzen, has told VG247 that while less is more when it comes to creating a story for games, the instinct to clobber people with amazing stories is rather strong, which was one of the lessons Blizzard learned with Warcraft III. Because of that, changes were implemented in StarCraft II – giving the […]

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  • Molyneux - The greatest story ever told will be in a computer game

    Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux thinks games will surpass the level of storytelling seen in the Godfather. Bold claims. Not bold enough. He’s told VG247 that games will tell the best story in the world. Ever. “The greatest story ever told? I think it’s going to be in a computer game,” he said. “And I think […]

  • New Mirror's Edge story trailer released

    EA’s put out a new trailer for Mirror’s Edge, detailing what runners are and what they do. The first-person action game’s out this month. After the break.

  • Plot has to be really fucking stupid, says Levine

    Ken Levine’s not a man to mince words. So when he tells you that successful games need ridiculous stories, his 2 million BioShock sales mean developers should probably listen. “If you want people to follow your plot, it has to be really fucking stupid,” he said in a PC Zone interview, adding probably the only […]