Narrative Analysis: Tension
StoryScan: Yakuza: Like a Dragon and Character
StoryScan: Chrono Cross and Plot
About Cutscene University
At Cutscene University, our goal is to teach the fundamentals of narrative analysis by using the vibrant, engaging stories featured in both classic and modern video games.
Narrative Analysis: The Basics
Narrative Analysis: Next Steps
Game Study: Ocarina of Time
Storytelling has a shape. It dominates the way all stories are told and can be traced back not just to the Renaissance, but to the very beginnings of the recorded word. It’s a structure that we absorb avidly whether in art-house or airport form and it’s a shape that may be – though we must be careful – a universal archetype.
Producer and Script Editor