Eight directing tricks which useful for staging cutscenes
Games are a young form of art that has not yet had time to acquire its own narrative language. The most daring game designers act blindly and experiment with its presentation. The vast majority of such projects fail miserably. Occasionally, they succeed like Disco Elysium or Journey. The more cautious developers adopt and use the work of writers, playwrights, and filmmakers.
Popular narrative methods are through environments, gameplay, and in-game videos. The latter (also called cutscenes) require the most technical skills and resources. Modern AAA games even have their director. He alternates angles, plans, and other ways to work with the visual space to evoke the right emotions in the player. In this article, we'll tell you what techniques developers use to make a cutscene.