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Infinite Possibilities: Ken Levine

These days, Ken Levine is getting back to the proverbial drawing board. During his periodic five-hour walks with Andres Gonzalez, the lead level designer on BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea, the pair ponder gaming’s more nebulous questions. Do game narratives need to be linear? Can designers give players the power to rearrange and customize storylines?

GDC 2014: Narrative Legos with Ken Levine

The Game Developers Conference is coming to a close today, but you can catch a live stream on gaming narrative hosted by Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine. The talk begins at 11:30 a.m. PST, streamed courtesy of GameSpot.

From the GDC online schedule:

Ken Levine Announces Irrational Games is "Winding Down"

In a letter posted to the company’s website, Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine announced that he is essentially dismantling the BioShock studio, stating that all but about 15 of the current staff are being laid off.

“I am winding down Irrational Games as you know it,” the letter reads. “I’ll be starting a smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor at Take-Two.”