Ian Bogost – “Video Games are Better Without Stories”

In a new Ian Bogost article, he writes about on the relationship between videogames and stories:

Players and creators have been mistaken in merely hoping that they might someday share the stage with books, films, and television, let alone to unseat them. To use games to tell stories is a fine goal, I suppose, but it’s also an unambitious one.

Check out the full article here: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/04/video-games-stories/524148/