Emily is a freelance writer and adventure game enthusiast who lives in Northern California. Her fiction has been published in several literary journals, including Bryant Literary Review and Georgetown Review, and at this very moment she is feverishly working on her third novel. (Or possibly procrastinating.)
Writing samples, deep thoughts, and a disturbingly large volume of dollhouse pictures can be found on her website. Follow her on Twitter @fovlet.
These stylistically different him-and-her games are both emotionally powerful but broken down by largely non-interactive storytelling.
The Dreamfall saga's long journey is complete, balancing beautiful worlds and beloved characters with uneven storytelling and scant gameplay.
The Game Developers Conference was packed with visitors, including Sherlock Holmes, Viking ghosts, burly sailors, and frustrated creators.
May 13, 2016
An extensive GDC demo provided the first substantial piece of this narrative exploration of love and loss.
A rendezvous with The Odd Gentlemen offered an early peek at "Once Upon a Climb", and we fell in love with what we saw.
The slickly presented, narrative-driven horror story is effectively tuned into the authentic teenage experience
Sony's gaming convention in San Francisco sparked a firestorm of adventure that we were on hand to witness first- (and fourth-)hand.
The series concludes with a whirlwind of emotion, capping a flawed but intensely personal paranormal teen drama.
A first-hand demo gave us a clear overview of two very different fantasy journeys on Daedalic's horizon.
Double Fine's long-awaited two-part adventure is now complete, forming a truly memorable whole.
Things got real at the Game Developers Conference, as we were lucky to get our hands on two intriguing new adventures.
The highly anticipated series reboot put its best foot forward in a recent GDC demonstration.
Listen up, as the acclaimed designer talks about life after Telltale and helping pioneer the interactive audio drama.
Jan 2, 2015
Far more story than game, this short but sweet tale from the developer of To the Moon really soars in its poignant simplicity.
War may be hell, but this unique WWI-themed side-scrolling adventure brings out the best of its dramatic potential.