Granted, they’re all in the entertainment business, but still. If series have raised the bar over the last 20 years, gaming has undergone multiple revolutions in the same time frame. The realism of the images is striking, deceptive, even disturbing. The narrative itself, given its iterative mode, is also becoming increasingly complex. Right now, streamers are adapting game IPs into series or developing a gaming experience ancillary to their successful series. How do you translate an interactive experience into a linear story? How to re-transcribe the role of the hero? Is the convergence between series and gaming inevitable?
A discussion moderated by Maria Rua Aguete, Senior Research Director, OMDIA