GDC – Narrative Review Platinum Award

My analysis of Darkstalkers 3: Vampire Saviour was the recipient of the Game Developer Conference 2014’s Narrative Review Platinum Award. Vampire Saviour stood out to me as an excellent example of story in fighting games (while also being one of my favorite games), as it explores an anthology format of characters’ stories running in tandem, but many orbiting around a singular theme. In this case, several of the characters seek rebirth, exploring a very human dramatic question both figuratively and literally.

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GDC Poster

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