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Dishonored’s use of tired storytelling devices shows that game narratives are stale

Arkane Studios' Dishonored was a much needed new IP in a gaming climate reluctant to take risks but its use of certain narrative devices has re-ignited my qualms with the formulaic nature of certain conventions.

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MelonSaurus1712d ago

You could have gotten a ton more views if you used the title "Dishonored's Narrative is Stale". With what you have, I have little reason to even click the link. So I will not.

showtimefolks1712d ago

i just bought it after hearing a lot of great things, i know story is one of the weakest areas but i think the sequel will really improve on that. a lot of times many big games 1st game is always more of a tech demo to show you what the developers are trying to do.

as long as the gameplay is fun i am willing to overlook a weak story

2 games i bought and both have weak stories lol,

darksiders 2

Hellsvacancy1712d ago

The gameplay was awesome though, I had loads of fun playing Dishonored, even though I didnt really know fully what the game was about

Acquiescence1712d ago

The silent protagonist just isn't acceptable in this day and age.

HebrewHammer1712d ago

I'd argue that some protagonists would be better off mute.

Carl00761712d ago

i thought the story for this game was fucking awesome...