Best Video Game Stories Ever


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21 L.A. Noire L.A. Noire

One of the best detective games I've played. The last missions were near perfection.

If this story was a movie, we'd call it one of the best noire movies of all time.
And the Black Dahlia Killer! WOW! The best case/missions/level I've ever played.

22 Heavy Rain Heavy Rain

How this is only number 19 is a question that I may never know the answer too. Great original story, I cared about all of the characters, it is very intense. It's very emotional. If you haven't played it, play it and you'll change your mind. - ChickenKing

This was the first game I ever completed. I was so captivated by its amazing story. Different endings are possible, what do we want more? It's a game you have to play!

The best game I have ever played

23 The Saboteur The Saboteur

Blowing up fuel depots, zepplin's and Panzers are just another day at the office for Irish saboteur Sean Devlin

Who need Resident Evil when youcan have The Saboteur. You get to play as Sean Devlin, an Irish race car drivr turn saboteur as he causes chaos against the Nazis.

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24 Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
25 Mafia II Mafia II

This is one of my favorite recent games the only problem I have with the game is the lack of free roam and I feel the game could be longer, otherwise it's a great game!

None other game is best as mafia 2 is... No one can go upto the level of mafia 2

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26 Mario

I'm really disappointed about this. Mario has a very generic storyline that everyone complains about, and yet the beautifully written RPG games like the Paper Mario and Mario and Luigi games are overlooked. I may be a bit biased because I love Mario, but the stories in these games are some of the best I've seen, including books and movies. That's how much I love these often overlooked games.

I liked Mario because it does not have a super complicated story line like some others on this list. It is a classic story of saving the princess from the evil villain. Mario keeps it simple and that is what I like about it.

I love the main series games, but the stories aren't legendary. I enjoy the rpg stories from Mario though. - HeavyDonkeyKong

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27 The Walking Dead The Walking Dead

The story NEVER gets boring, it's so meaningful!. You'll always find yourself immersed in it. I was so attached to the story line I almost cried when I made Clementine shoot Lee. I felt the tears about to fall out. No game has ever come close to making such a good story line to the point where I would be so emotionally attached like that. It won game of the year for a reason!

I am incredibly shocked that this is #29! If people think Halo, The Legend of Zelda, and Mario have better storylines, they must've never played this game. While this game has gameplay that isn't as good as the aforementioned games, it has the most amazing storyline. I've never seen anyone NOT cry after playing this game who didn't have the ending spoiled.

Why is this number 30 under the likes of Halo, Mario, etc? There's nothing more to this game than pure story. I haven't seen a single gamer NOT cry at season one or two. This game deserves top 3 At LEAST

I have no idea how this is not number one, let alone having to be added onto the list - ChickenKing

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28 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
29 Fallout 3 Fallout 3 V 1 Comment
30 Max Payne Max Payne
31 Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy VI
32 Mother 3 Mother 3
33 Final Fantasy VII Final Fantasy VII V 1 Comment
34 BioShock 2 BioShock 2
35 Silent Hill 2 Silent Hill 2

I can't believe this. This story will send shivers down your spine. This game is the epitome of survival horror. What have you done with your life if you haven't played this!

36 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
37 Half-Life Half-Life

Said to be one of the best games ever made plus it's a hell of a good sequal too

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38 Chrono Cross Chrono Cross
39 Call of Duty: Black Ops Call of Duty: Black Ops

Only a fool will ignore the plot of this game. The graphics, the flash backs, the actions, everything is just beyond being a computer game. It's really deserves number 1 position.

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40 Deus Ex

It was one of my favorites back in the day. I played it again last year and was amazed at how well it holds up. PC Gamer mag even gave it the best game of all time award. DX2 and 3 were mostly good, but not as good as the original masterpiece. X-Files meets James Bond meets Blade Runner.

Deus Ex in my opinion deserves to spot. I just love the conspiracy story combined with dystopian, cyberpunk setting.

the best I'll give you 1000$ if don't like d story or d game!

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