Most of the times video game stories are not taken seriously. Many thinks the story is there only to give the gamers a context to complete the next mission. But now a days video game stories have become more complex and they can even rival some award winning movies in this aspect. This list comprises the 10 best video game stories that I have played.
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There is something really interesting about revenge tales. Most of the world's epic stories are centered around getting revenge. Though Assassin's Creed 2 is not about only revenge, it makes the gamers to have empathy for the protagonist Ezio.
The continuation of the story of Ezio. After this game, Ezio becomes one of the most beloved characters in video game story.
One of the best depiction of the dark world of Italian mafia.
One of the first PC game I played, with one of the best stories.
You start as a penniless prisoner, and end as a national hero who saves the empire from the evil daedra. You may also become a rich adventurer, or an infamous thief and many more based on your choices and action. But the main storyline is really one of best stories in the gaming world. And it has also one of the best if not the best in-game lore, like you expect in a high fantasy novel like the lord of the rings or a song of ice & fire.
You want the real taste of living the life of a golden age pirate? Then this is the best thing you can try. Some will say Pirates of The Caribbean movies are better suited for this purpose, other may say novels like Treasure Island do a better job, but I don't think so.
Though intended to be a hack n slash game for just having fun, the stories in the previous titles of Devil May Cry featured some really touching moments. And the fifth major entry which is also a reboot of the franchise, really got it to an another level.
A space battle RPG game with a really good story and characters. This game emphasizes a lot on character development. It also features one of the most beloved protagonists in video games, Captain Shepherd.
A war game with a good story? It became a reality when Activision released Modern Warfare back in 2007. It didn't follow the traditional formula of a war FPS game, and also revolutionized this genre with many new things, many of which future FPS games has followed.
A story where you will have sympathy for the villain, even if he was resposible for numerous innocent deaths in the game. There is no simple black-and-white side in this game.
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