Our Story for Games course director Caroline Marchal recently spoke about struggling to find female game designers when hiring for her development team. We explore why female talent is underrepresented in the games industry.
There’s a growing concern in the $137b video games industry as 80% of games are abandoned by players before they reach the end. As part of our industry guide, we explain why game creators must prioritise narrative in their games if they want to stand out in the current saturated market.
The games industry’s most valuable writers are the ones who understand game design and production. But with few writing courses teaching storytelling for an interactive medium, nor game mechanics or collaborating within a development team, it’s hard for aspiring games writers to know where to start.
As part of their coveted guide Three Strategies to Make Your Game a Winner, the team behind the John Yorke Story: Story for Video Games online course explain why game creators must prioritise cohesion between gameplay and narrative from the very start of development.