Critically Speaking

Episode 40

Don't Insult our Intelligence

Nate Barham published on

Theme is more than a simple bullet point to be added amongst the various graphical effects, multiplayer modes, and stat systems. When big name titles aim for thematic resonance, is there ever a possibility in which they can be successful in the way that writing and filmmaking can be? If not, the possibility exists that AAA games are just not the place for thematic subtlety.

Notes

Big games are often light on themes
Destiny on PC is a heavy point of discussion at Activision
Yoshida: PS4 games are being delayed because of the console’s power and potential

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Critically Speaking - Don't Insult our Intelligence
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