Assessing the Narrative in “Last Of Us”

When assessing The Last of Us, what immediately jumps out at me is how effective the game is at using the power of the narrative to ensnare us into a compelling story, as well as how it uses some of our most basic human instincts to invoke an emotional attachment. The power of the narrative, in this case, is a game’s ability to convey to us a story that is integral to the entire experience the player receives. Emotional attachment is the byproduct of a well-executed narrative; sentimental bonds between the player and elements of the game that are nurtured by … Continue reading Assessing the Narrative in “Last Of Us”