Top 10 Best Video Game Plot Twists


The Top Ten

1 Shulk is Zanza's vessel - Xenoblade Chronicles
2 Sheik is Zelda in disguise - TLOZ: Ocarina Of Time
3 Count Bleck isn't the main villain; Dimentio is - Super Paper Mario

I don't think anybody saw that coming. I could be wrong, though. - Synchronocity

4 The Masked Man is Claus - Mother 3
5 Id and Fei are actually two different sides of the same character - Xenogears
6 Alphys is the creator of the Amalgamates - Undertale
7 Mimiga Enslavement - Cave Story
8 The Baby Metroid is killed by Mother Brain - Super Metroid
9 Azimuth actually ISN'T Ratchet's father - Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack In Time
10 Dark Samus is actually Metroid Prime's newly evolved form after stealing the DNA from Samus' Phazon Suit - Metroid Prime

The Contenders

11 Atlas is actually Frank Fontaine - BioShock
12 Zant isn't the main villain; Ganondorf is - TLOZ: Twilight Princess
13 Psycho Mantis possesses the power to break the fourth wall - Metal Gear Solid
14 You are actually Revan - Knights of the Old Republic

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15 Ganondorf breaks into the Temple Of Time while Link is away - TLOZ: Ocarina Of Time
16 Medusa isn't the main villain; Hades is - Kid Icarus: Uprising
17 The black cat is actually Princess Shokora - Wario Land 4
18 Flowey is actually Asriel - Undertale
19 Hinawa is killed by Mecha Drago - Mother 3
20 Master Hand is killed by Tabuu - Super Smash Bros. Brawl
21 Metal Face is actually Mumkhar - Xenoblade Chronicles
22 Roland is killed by Handsome Jack - Borderlands 2
23 Scooter dies - Tales From The Borderlands
24 Chara is actually the narrator of the game - Undertale
25 When you assign a name to yourself at the beginning of the game, you're actually naming Chara - Undertale
26 When you complete a Pacifist Run after doing the Genocide Run, Chara's influence permanently taints the Pacifist Ending - Undertale
27 Cackletta's evolved form is literally Bowser with boobs - Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
28 Chairman Drek isn't the main villain; Dr. Nefarious is - Ratchet & Clank (2016)
29 Captain Quark is actually working for the bad guy - Ratchet & Clank
30 Chairman Drek is literally destroying and rebuilding the entire galaxy just for the sake of making real-estate profit - Ratchet & Clank
31 The game was actually named after Midna - TLOZ: Twilight Princess
32 Berri dies - Conker's Bad Fur Day
33 Hyperion is the most evil corporation in the franchise - Borderlands
34 Kefka destroys the world - Final Fantasy VI
35 Kefka kills himself - Dissidia Final Fantasy
36 The "zombies" in the game actually aren't zombies - Resident Evil 4
37 Barlowe is evil - Castlevania: Order Of Ecclesia
38 Albus is possessed by Dracula - Castlevania: Order Of Ecclesia
39 There is actually an upside-down clone of Dracula's castle directly above the main one - Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night
40 The Great Sea is actually flooded Hyrule - The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker
41 Agahnim is actually Ganon in disguise - The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past
42 The Master Sword transforms Link into an adult - The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time
43 Sans is the most badass character in the game - Undertale
44 Mettaton has the ability to transform into not one but two incredibly sexy humanoid forms - Undertale
45 The entirety of Hotland was actually just a big show put on by Mettaton to make Alphys feel better about herself - Undertale
46 LOVE and EXP are both acronyms - Undertale
47 Chara is actually part of the Dreemurr family - Undertale
48 When Asriel went on his murderous rampage against humanity, he was actually being possessed by Chara - Undertale
49 Chara baked Asgore a poisonous buttercup pie on purpose
50 Undyne has a super form - Undertale
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Top Remixes

1. Shulk is Zanza's vessel - Xenoblade Chronicles
2. Sheik is Zelda in disguise - TLOZ: Ocarina Of Time
3. Count Bleck isn't the main villain; Dimentio is - Super Paper Mario


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