Storytelling In Dark Souls And Skyrim

I’m going to dip back into Tom Bissell’s excellent piece on Bethesda’s Skyrim for a moment, now that I’m up to speed on From Software’s Dark Souls. Bissell argues that the storytelling in Skyrim, and the vast amounts of dense expositional lore, serve as distractions from the immersive nature of the game itself. Far from […]

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Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the editor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.