List of games with great stories


Because great stories are hard to find in every medium… Here’s a list of video games which (at least for me) have great stories that should not be missed.

This list is going to be updated according to what I forget and with what I still have to play (which is a lot).

Great stories that ABSOLUTELY should not be missed:
Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn (PC)
Baldur’s Gate II: Throne of Bhaal (PC)
Planescape: Torment (PC)
Grim Fandango (PC)
Fallout (PC)
System Shock II (PC)
Portal (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
Deadly Premonition (Xbox 360)
Mass Effect (the whole trilogy) (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
Neverwinter Night 2: Mask of the Betrayer (PC)
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64)
Baten Kaitos (GameCube)
Final Fantasy VI (SNES)
Alan Wake (Xbox 360, PC)
The Longest Journey (PC)
Beyond Good and Evil (PC, PS2, Xbox, GameCube)
Phoenix Wright: Trials and Tribulations (Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance)
Portal 2 (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
StarCraft (PC)
Chrono Trigger (SNES)

Games that have great stories, but not as jaw-dropping as the ones above:
Anachronox (PC)Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (Xbox 360, PS3)
Max Payne (PC, PS2)
The Witcher (PC, Xbox 360)
Psychonauts (PC, PS2, Xbox)
Final Fantasy X (PS2)
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey (PC, XBox)
Final Fantasy VII (PSONE)
Final Fantasy IV (PSONE, Nintendo DS)
Drakengard (PS2)
Half-Life (PC)
Half-Life 2 (PC)
StarCraft II (PC)
StarFox Adventures (Nintendo GameCube)
The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (Nintendo 64)
The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker (Nintendo GameCube)
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Nintendo Wii)
Eternal Sonata (Xbox 360, PS3)
Metal Gear Solid (PSONE)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (PC, Xbox)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords (PC, Xbox)
Dragon Age (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
Dragon Age II (PC, Xbox 360, PS3)
Brütal Legend (Xbox 360, PS3)
Jade Empire (PC, Xbox)
Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark (PC)
Neverwinter Nights II: Mask of the Betrayer (PC)
Full Throttle (PC)
Heavenly Sword (PS3)

… To be updated!


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