Author: Carter Nordike

A Bird Story: Wordless Wonder

Very few games have truly mastered their form of storytelling. There are, of course, a few notable exceptions, but this young artform has yet to reach its maturity and many creators are afraid to venture out of the conventional storytelling forms consisting of too much exposition, telling over showing, and relying heavily on tropes. In another post, I talked about…

DmC and the Ugly Beast Called Reboot

The Devil May Cry series has been a beloved franchise in gaming ever since its introduction in 2001. The game series focused on Dante, a half-human, half-demon hybrid who hunted demons for a living after the demon king Mundus killed his family and locked away his father, the demon Sparda. The series featured critically-acclaimed combat and the gaming community quickly latched onto…