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Aug 9, 2012

[Interview] James and Neil are joined by best-selling author James Swallow, one of the writers that penned Deus Ex: Human Revolution, as well as various other video games and the upcoming Fable: The Journey. He has also written countless novels and TV episodes based on smash hit franchises such as Doctor Who, Warhammer, Star Trek and Stargate. In this special episode, we talk to him about how storytelling in gaming has matured, how it can be improved, the challenges that face writers working on games, why Mass Effect 3 ending critics can "take a hike" and why he'd love to write The Adventures of Jar Jar Binks.

You can find out more about James Swallow at or follow him on Twitter at @jmswallow