Pratchett: gaming is finally growing up

Rhianna Pratchett, who wrote two Tomb Raider titles, is encouraged to see more depth and subtlety creeping into the narratives of top-selling video games

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
16th July, 2017
Tomb Raider : two volumes of the enormously successful franchise were written by Rhianna Pratchett Picture: Conor McCabe

The games business is getting more mature when it comes to story-telling, according to Rhianna Pratchett.

The writer of two Tomb Raider games told The Sunday Business Post that the sector was getting smarter when it comes to understanding narrative.

Pratchett entered the business at a time when writing and story-telling were afterthoughts in games. “I started off in the games industry in 1998 as a freelance games journalist, I travelled around the world to...

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