Thief vs. AAA Gaming

A detailed video essay focusing on favourites Thief: The Dark Project and Thief II: The Metal Age, and how these old dogs stack up against the AAA gaming industry of today.

CHAPTERS:
1. Introduction – 0:00
2. Removal of Elements – 1:48
3. Maps and Quest Markers – 3:13
4. “Gaminess” in Level Design – 7:26
5. Storytelling in Gameplay – 11:08
6. “Choice” in Gaming – 15:36
7. Vulnerability – 17:09
8. Conclusion – 23:39

BUY THIEF:

GOG:
http://www.gog.com/game/thief_gold
http://www.gog.com/game/thief_2_the_metal_age

Steam:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/211600/
http://store.steampowered.com/app/211740/

OTHER VIDEOS:

manzerboy06 (Uncharted 2):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r_tuRWxlrE

Levelsave (Geoff Keighley Interview):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rbU0mzoMyw

Rev3Games (Thief 2014 Interview)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MefdILzzRvc

jjdthemoviemaker3 (The Force Unleashed II Gamespot E3 Stage Demo):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jof-d-NoU8k

drdrillvga (Saint’s Row The Third):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmkmDIwLLiI

gamespot (Saint’s Row The Third Review):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJw3zNDEnDU

gamespot (inFamous Review):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqgIw1P2EeU

AbsoluteLlama (Homeworld):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChRWSpodc3A

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