Detroit vs Bandersnatch

This post discusses the Black Mirror event 'Bandersnatch' (very minor spoilers) and Quantic Dream's videogame 'Detroit: Become Human' (spoiler-free). I'm looking forward to discussing Detroit's storyline in a future blog post! Over the Christmas period I found myself in the fortunate position of reaching the end of two interactive movie experiences within the same week. … Continue reading Detroit vs Bandersnatch

The (Un)Importance of Story

This blog post was supposed to be easy... The intent was to briefly discuss the overused generalisation "Story is everything", fundamentally disagree with it, and conclude with "Gameplay is everything". Job done. However, in committing thoughts to the written word, I seem to have spun myself a web of questions. Can narrative get in the … Continue reading The (Un)Importance of Story