Like a short story, flash games have the advantage of being able to really focus on a singular theme or simple emotional expression. By that definition, Grey Story is the video game equivalent of a short story.
Various Artists: Coxsone's Music 2 - The Sound of Young Jamaica
Preacher: Season 1, Episode 9 - "Finish the Song"
Stranger Things: Season 1, Episode 1 - "The Vanishing of Will Myers"
Andy Stott: Too Many Voices
Little Richard: Mono Box - The Complete Specialty and Vee-Jay Albums
Connections: Midnight Run
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"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.