Supergiant’s debut effort Bastion has been widely praised for its poignant and purposeful use of narration. In this action-packed role-playing game, the player is challenged to save the last remnants of a post-apocalyptic world. As the player embarks on his quest, a mesmerizing voice offers insights into the “Calamity” that destroyed the world and the challenges that lie ahead. The intricate backstory is revealed gradually as the narrator responds to the player’s actions in real time. Bastion’s captivating narration, accompanied by lush hand-painted visuals and beautiful music, create an emotionally resonant experience that immerses the player deep in the story.