Ken Levine is the Creative Director of the upcoming Bioshock Infinite, while Amy Hennig has the same role on the Uncharted series. The Irrational Interviews podcast is therefore almost a must listen for anyone interested in video game story telling.
The two Creative Directors discuss creating complex narrative in a video game, how a large creative team works, and the challenges of their roles and how different it is to writing for film.
“It’s not the way films are made,” said Hennig. “I’ve described this to friends of mine who are screenwriters, and they just think we’re insane.”
A previous podcast saw Levine discussing narrative with film director Guillermo del Toro, which you can find out more about here.
Will you be downloading this podcast? If so, let us know what you learned from the two Creative Directors.
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