An opinion piece from casually-addicted.net showing why narrative in games are becoming more realistic and depressing for the gamer
***contains spoilers for Mass Effect 3, The Last of Us and The Walking Dead: The Game***
"Around fifteen years ago, I used to spend my nights grinning from ear to ear, sending Sonic spinning from one badnik to the next while collecting every ring in sight with my lightning shields. The eleven year-old me spent time playing games when really, I should’ve been getting a good nights rest before school. At times I’D turn up a yawning mess as my late night session’s on the latest Sega game was affecting my education – not that I cared."