Original story posted in The Bulletin Brief.
Sonja Nikkila, an assistant professor, teaching stream, in the department of English at the U of T Scarborough teaches the course "Video Games: Exploring the Virtual Narrative" and says it makes sense to study video games like pieces of literature. She recently teamed up with a group of students for one of six U of T Scarborough projects funded by the Jackman Scholars-in-Residence program to create something to help students and teachers apply narrative theory to video games. They came up with an e-book titled Critical Inventory of Video Game Analysis, which offers a series of frameworks that each make sense on their own but also link to one another, allowing readers to choose their own adventure. Read more by visting U of T News.