Schedule

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The Power of Shipping Game Characters We Crush On

In the world of player engagement, less can be more. Games like Overwatch create massive followings by having an implied narrative rather than an explicit one, allowing players to imprint and shape their favorite characters how they want. Which, of course, leads to fan art and stories about fictional characters dating. Join us as we explore the games that give control of their universes to fans, and fantasize about our video game OTP.

Panelists:

Sam Prell [News Editor, GamesRadar], Mike Williams [News Editor, USGamer], Robin Baird [Freelance Writer, MMORPG.com], Alison Rapp [Freelance Content Creator, Patreon], Amanda Cosmos [Columnist, Kotaku]