I segreti di Venezia – L’avventura di Corto Maltese ri-mediata nel videogame di Ubisoft=Corto Maltese: Secrets of Venice, an adventure re-mediation


Corto Maltese: Secrets of Venice, an adventure re-mediation. Comics and video games share a common fate. They’ve been both not recognized, for a long time, as a full fledged medium. Comics, today, live a full cultural affirmation. There isn’t, nowadays, a popular narrative that is not somehow related to the comics world. The video game business, on the other hand, has reached remarkable figures. In this scenario, Ubisoft launched an adventure videogame based on the adventure of the beloved pirate created by Hugo Pratt. In this article I will analyze the way the world of the graphic novels has been adapted into an interactive videogame; why it is important for comics and videogames to interact and integrate systemically, taking advantage of their potential and their differences.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22840753n6p103

Keywords: Videogames; Comics; remediation

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