Common Traits, Trends and Tropes In Video Games

Your Home is Gone: This is used in a huge portion of video games out there right now. Most RPGs use it at a motivation for you to get revenge on the main antagonist or to push you out of the starting town. In shooters, it’s usually used as a backdrop for your epic mission and typically for revenge of some kind.  If there’s a cheerful home town, the chances of it getting destroyed are far higher than the chances of  it making it through the first 30 minutes of the game.

Published Jul. 19th 2014

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