Top 9 Original Poems Featured In Video Games


When a game creates its own poetry, however, it’s another matter entirely. Sometimes it’s a simple attempt to convey a clue or plot point to the player, but in many cases it exists solely to flesh out the game’s universe (or maybe give us a cheap laugh). Now, being a self-proclaimed frustrated former English major, I know some of you may not find this as interesting as I do, but I feel it’s worth it to take a look at those moments when video games try to take part in one of humanity’s oldest artistic traditions. Yes, verily, it’s an easily traced line that runs from Virgil to Keats to Mass Effect 2. Don’t believe me? You shouldn’t. But read on anyway!” w/ videos

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