Modern Gamers Owe Thanks to the Creators of Myst

The dock of Myst. Image: in-game screenshot

A precedent was set way back in 1993, and it’s still being matched even today. That precedent is immersive storytelling. From the scintillating sounds that bring an intangible world to life to the minute details that instigate realism. Cyan’s Myst set a new target.

Since then, all future games aspired to reach peak realism. Whether it’s the graphic horror in games like Silent Hill…



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