Why are the stories in video games so bad?

People often say they are enthusiastic about games because "they can tell stories", or because they enable narrative moments not possible in other media. But although there are numerous flashes of brilliance in games, this potential often feels like something they circle, but never attain. Read the rest

You're the writer of a terrible video game. Can you save it?

That's the premise behind the new interactive fiction game The Writer Will Do Something, which begins at a Monday morning meeting that's about to get ugly.