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Parts of the industry 'still think story is girly' - Gears of War 3 writer

Karen Traviss says emotion makes games more immersive

Gears of War 3 writer Karen Traviss reckons that parts of the games industry are still too dismissive of embracing narrative.

Gears of War 3 writer Karen Traviss reckons parts of the games industry are still too dismissive of embracing narrative.

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The third Gears of War instalment is a much more emotional affair than its predecessors, but Traviss talked us through the benefits of that in a war story.

"I think there's still a hangover in some parts of the games industry that story is girly," she suggested. "But if you are engaged with that character it becomes much more of a life or death story and you can immerse in it more."

Have a watch of the video interview below to hear what else Traviss had to say:

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