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The BEST game story ever

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Alright guys, I was just thinking, what games do you think have the best developed story ever (not the best game) created for a game? Hmmm... tough question, especially for younger players, since they are not so familiar with the goodies before 2000.
If I am to think this through, and categorize, I would say something like this:
DeusEx for best 1st person game (maybe the best overall...)
Descent: Freespace(1+2), best space simulator story ever
The Longest Journey (1+2), best story for an adventure/puzzle game
Starcraft or C&C: Tiberian Sun....hmm, cannot decide which is best for a strategy game
and Mass Effect series or KOTOR series...for 3rd person adventure games........difficult indeed!!

What do you think?? :pimp:
 
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Descent was the first game I ever played. Fucking awesome game.
 

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I vote for Erik the Unready for funniest adventure game story. It's old, but it's a classic.
 

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Doom 3 if you took the time to hear it.

Also

Knights of the Old Republic 1 and 2
 

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1. Vagrant Story
2. The last remnant
3. Indigo prophecy / Fahrenheit
After all it depends on what is your main objective in life
 
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Descent was the first game I ever played. Fucking awesome game.
Wow, young crowd here. :) Also, the thread is about stories, not games in general.

Anyway, I pretty much agree with the original poster. I would like to add the Monkey Island games to the list, as well as Full Throttle.

Oh, and Planescape: Torment and Anachronox to the RPG side.
 
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Legacy of kain series has the most complex and interesting story among all the games I played.
Next come Dragon age: origins and Mass Effect, also Fable: the lost chapters.
 

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Bios shock 2 , HL2 , doom3 , Diablo II and home world all 3 of them were the best .
 
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For the best game story I would say Max Payne I & II.
 
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Silent Hill & Metal Gear Solid :cry: :cry: :cry:
So sad! :cry: :cry: :cry:


EDIT: And maybee monkey island
 
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Homeworld. And if you took the time to read it, Mechwarrior 2.
 
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Without a doubt Day of the Tentacle. Check it for yourself.
 
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Mafia 1 indeed, Max Payne series, HL2, Mass Effect series, and of course Witcher.
 
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Diablo 2, FF7, Starcraft 1&2, MGS, and I'm sure Diablo 3 will be off the chain.
 

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Never winter nights 1 and all expansions.
 
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I think Big Rigs had an excellent story.
 
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Bioware has some good writers like David Gaider and Drew Karpyshyn. the Video Game industry doesn't have the pen talent Hollywood has. Mafia wasn't an original story it was a cliche.
 
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Super Meat Boy :D
 
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Borderlands! The main story, Zombie Island, and Knoxx were hilarious and extremely well written. "It's time for my pound of flesh!" A Shakespeare allusion in the middle of killing burning psychos? It doesn't get much better than that. The "story" in a traditional sense was pretty damn solid too.
 
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Hmmm everyone has already mentioned most of the games I think have the best story, but I will mention one more:toast:

- Final Fantasy X :rockout:
 
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for me an old one,XIII.not the best game but a real good story line.