Tethered between hope and despair: Mama’s secret battle in Death Stranding

Disclaimer: This article contains spoilers for Death Stranding. From a narrative game designer’s perspective, and for anyone who decided to give it an honest shot and not write it off as a walking simulator, the intricate tapestry of Death Stranding stands as a masterclass in storytelling. Among its many threads and the masterful mind of […]

Chronos Before the Ashes: Contemplating mortality and the relentless march of time

Video games, as a medium, offer storytellers a unique avenue to not only narrate a tale but to have the player live it. Chronos Before the Ashes is no different. Beyond its captivating graphics and enticing mechanics, it weaves a tale that makes players question their own mortality, the choices they make, and the inexorable […]