Portal is a compelling puzzle game with a strong narrative thread throughout. There is direct narration in the form of GLaDOS as well as embedded narrative in the scenery, that slowly reveals that trusting GLaDOS might not be the smartest idea. In terms of a distinguishing mechanic, I believe that…


Life is Strange uses many narrative techniques to create a sense of mystery. The main technique in this game is direct narration, which comes in the form of the protagonist’s inner thoughts and her private journal. There is some embedded narrative elements, such as missing person posters in the school…

Sydney Jones

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