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'What Remains of Edith Finch' Is What Remains of Anyone

Video games are one of the few mediums that regularly asks their audience to experience death alongside its protagonists.

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The Haunting of 'Dear Esther'

Dear Esther isn't your traditional horror story because it isn't within the work itself that the scares reside. It’s what you bring out of this ghost story into the real world that scares the most.

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First-Person Memories

Dear Esther and Assassin's Creed DLC use similar tricks to create tension even when there’s no danger of failure, since the stories revolve around stuff that's already happened.

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'Dear Esther', We’re Moving Past Story

Dear Esther critiques games that use innumerable amounts of game mechanics to communicate experience. It achieves much with just one.


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