Every one of this week’s big games have interesting introductions for wildly different reasons.
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Between Super Mario Odyssey, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, and Assassin's Creed: Origins, it's one of the biggest weeks for video games in a long time. What connects all three of them is that once you start a new game, they have to introduce themselves. We use the powerfully dark introduction from Wolfenstein II, the botched beginning to Assassin's Creed: Origins, and the trope-y introduction from Super Mario Odyssey as a launching pad for a larger discussion about each game, and what it means to design a video game's first impression.
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