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Submitted by Hitman0769 569d ago | opinion piece

Brothers: A Tale of Two Mediums

Samuel Woodruff of RealGamerNewz writes, "The thing that stands out most to me is the cinematic quality that the game's creative director, Josef Fares, instills in the game. It's no wonder, since, as he states in the video, Fares started out in film. However, the "cinematic" quality of a game, that is to say, the aesthetic quality of Cinema, can be found in nearly every big title released over the past two generations of consoles. Game-makers have long striven to create "cinematic" games, more and more by increasing the graphical detail and by shifting the plotting to hit particular beats standardized by films. The apex of the modern game seems to be the "playable movie." There's nothing wrong with that, after all, Cinema started very much the same way, and eventually,..." (Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Culture, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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