This past year I have been busy working on my own game and finishing up school. In short I had little to no time for new games so I decided to take a look back at some of the games I never got around to in 2016. These are small indie games that tell stories […]
Original Review Date: December 2014 Revised Review Date: August 2017 Game Title: Bioshock Infinite Platform: XBOX | PlayStation | PC Genre: First Person Shooter Release Date: March 16th, 2013 Developer: Irrational Games Publisher: 2K Games Game Writer/Creative Director/Narrative Designer: Kevin Levine OVERVIEW Bioshock Infinite is set in 1912 where the protagonist, Booker DeWitt, travels to the floating city of Columbia to find a young […]
On the mysterious Edwards Island five teens come face to face with supernatural forces beyond their control. Oxenfree is a single player narrative driven game with equal parts supernatural mystery and coming of age story. The player takes on the role of a blue haired girl named Alex, who is trying to come to terms with her brother’s death all while she is getting to know her new step-brother Jonas. On the island Alex hangs out with Jonas, Ren, Nona, and Clarissa; a cast of characters that can be likened to those in classic 1980s films. Each one of these characters has a tragic past that must be confronted during their stay on the island.
A Quick Recap In my previous posting, I ended up with a few questions that needed answering. Since then my team and I have come together to answer these questions. How many times will players have to jump between worlds? One or two times between decided locations. The player will experience the main hub one […]
My team and I came together for our 4th-year capstone, each of us looking to create a game that incorporated something that was important to us. Each of us brought different wants to the table a selling point, engaging systems, and for me it was story. So we started from scratch and came up with […]