Evaluation Criteria for Different Games

Re: Discuss two criteria, apply them to a game, and show how they don’t apply in the same way to a different game Immersion is one important topic to address when discussing the Stanley Parable. By immersion, I mean the player feeling as if they are surrounded by the game’s world. This often is helped…

Effects of Endings

  Considering the endings of Queers In Love At The End of The World and The Stanley Parable in conversation with each other reveals different ways of determining what to value in games. There are multiple endings in the Stanley Parable, and the end that Stanley meets is determined by player choices. Once an ending…

Limited Freedom in The Stanley Parable

As, perhaps, the first obvious choice presented in The Stanley Parable, the choice to enter the left or right door presents an opportunity for the player to adhere to what has been dictated as the game’s story, or rebel against the narrator and assert their own volition. While this offers the opportunity for a player…