New Movie Reveals What’s Next for Interactive Fiction and Video Game Storytelling

SEATTLE, WA (February 1, 2011)– Game Industry TV™ today announced the launch of episode three of celebrated video game show“Game Theory with Scott Steinberg™,” which takes an in-depth look at the past, present and future of interactive fiction. 

Titled“Interactive Fiction: The Art of Video Game Storytelling,” the documentary, available now at, charts virtual narrative and scriptwriting’s evolution from the days of point-and-click adventures to today’s sprawling online, downloadable and massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. Beginning with the early days of text adventures from Infocom and progressing from Sierra and LucasArts’ golden age heyday to the rise of CD-ROM, next-gen consoles and cutting-edge blockbusters like Heavy Rain, yesterday and today’s greatest designers share their thoughts on film.

The video, featuring exclusive and never before seen footage, includes commentary by industry legends including Ultima creator Richard“Lord British” Garriott, Gabriel Knight scribe Jane Jensen, Revolution Software founder Charles Cecil and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy designer Steve Meretzky. Also featuring interviews with key talent behind hit franchises like BioShock, Assassin’s Creed and Uncharted, it offers an uparalleled look at the state of virtual storytelling.

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