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Video: The Messenger; Cliché and Creativity

by Eoghain Meakin on 01/31/19 09:54:00 am

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Here's my video on why The Messenger, which ostensibly has a fairly rudimentary story, uses nostalgia and well worn clichés as a framework for elevating its base text and creating a commentary on the way we tell stories in games.

 


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