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  • LegionOfBoom - December 24, 2014 5:37 p.m.

    there's one thing i know without doubt: tlou is the most cliched and pc story in video game history.
  • 1kallesuuri1 - November 30, 2014 10:50 p.m.

    As far as i have played games, i think the best stories were in Final Fantasy VI, FFXII, The Walking Dead 1-10 and Metal Gear Solid 4. I think that Final Fantasy VI should have atleast made it to the last 10! Also theres no FFXII or MGS4! They should have easily made it to the list because they have much better stories than for example GTA:SA or Hotline Miami. I just played trough The Walking Dead Season 5-10 and i think it was BRILLIANT! I had to play it all in one time because i was so into the story :D! After playing that game trough i had to download the episodes 1-5 again because the 2nd season reminded of how amazing story was in the first season. And because of The Walking Dead series, i think Lee is the best video-game character so far! I also noticed that there's a DLC for the Season 1, The 400 Days And i can't wait to play it!!! By those means, my opinion is that The Walking Dead has so far the best story i have experienced. And i have played trough most of those other games except Planetscape Torment and couple others. If anyone here haven't played The Walking Dead I advice to buy it right now and enjoy! (It doesn't matter if you have watched the show or not)
  • griever - November 24, 2014 11:15 a.m.

    How come you guys forgot this? http://youtu.be/TuVRUZwAX8U
  • BladedFalcon - November 18, 2014 11 a.m.

    Sorry, but in no way is The Walking Dead's story better than The Last of Us. Even removing the sham of the so called "choices" TWD has, the overall story and themes it covers aren't really that original or deep. Very well executed, certainly, but a lot of it still felt terribly predictable. Not to mention that some characters are cartoonishly terrible. (Hey there Ben!) TloU however, makes every character matter, and you can beehive every single one of them as well rounded human beings that would exist in real life. And the core conflict and message is also a very human and relatable one. And told in a way that very few games (or movies for that matter) had the balls to do.
  • sephex - December 2, 2014 5:58 a.m.

    I'm not the biggest defender of TLOU, but I agree. TLOU has the better storyline. Walking Dead is just fine.
  • LegionOfBoom - December 24, 2014 5:43 p.m.

    i'm sorry, but, both stink and tlou, btw, has the most generic gameplay in history.
  • BladedFalcon - December 25, 2014 midnight

    Had you said "most generic gameplay of the generation" you might have had a bit of a point, but by exaggerating, you have shot yourself in the foot. 2D platformers are by and large the genre that has more games historically, and thus its the most generic style of gameplay. Besides, gameplay had nothing to do with this discussion. Regardless of that, TloU's story was excellently written, paced and bold as hell.
  • kijib-kijin - November 16, 2014 8:20 p.m.

    okami!
  • joss-bridgers - October 27, 2014 3:49 p.m.

    Elder scrolls isn't on the list this post can go fuq itself
  • markegiani - September 2, 2014 4:56 p.m.

    Where are the adventure games here ?? Except ''To the moon'', there is no single P&C adv. game on the list. Traditionally, they have the best scenario in gaming world. That is why we play 'em. I'll just say Syberia ....
  • LegionOfBoom - December 24, 2014 5:48 p.m.

    i will love filling my 360 library with great games for pennies while others pay 60 bucks for their laughably casual idiot games on modern systems. go casual go.
  • hakim-lincoln - August 22, 2014 3:23 p.m.

    RDR and Bioshock infinite and TLoU have much better story than the original Bioshock !
  • LegionOfBoom - December 24, 2014 5:40 p.m.

    tlou was the most laughable pc spawn i've ever played. i haven't played infinite, but, the original is a very start for a story.
  • bryan-san-jose - August 19, 2014 5:14 p.m.

    Guys, I literally just finished Silent Hill 2, and it's a damn good game. You can buy it online, search for Silent HILL HD Collection, you'll get 2&3 on a PS3 disc. Not sure about Xbox 360. But definitely a must play for all gamers. If you're play one game from the Silent Hill series, definitely should the second. Also, I think Bioshock Infinite & Last of Us is way to low. The plot twist for Infinite should be enough said to project it higher, you can put Infinite's story with the best with and make a strong valid argument. There is no other game that will take us on an emotional ride like the Last of Us. Once in console game. These games are a MUST play.
  • Cancer6667 - July 30, 2014 10:09 a.m.

    Why isn't The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion in this list! :(
  • cobra0528 - September 9, 2014 4:29 p.m.

    Most likely because the story was hardly present and what little there was came across as either predictable, disjointed or otherwise meaningless. "Close the gates. Good job! Dragon. That one guy. Game over."
  • INSBDominator - July 28, 2014 5:10 p.m.

    First, I'd like to say thanks to Gamesradar for making these top gaming lists, despite all of the negative backlash that will undoubtedly come of creating such lists. I know it's a pain in the as sifting through these comments. Secondly, to you people complaining about The Legend of Zelda not being on the list... REALLY? You think LOZ has one of the best video game stories ever? Now, I've got my own gripes with this list (Portal being number 1, mainly), but not a single LOZ game tells a story that hasn't been told many times before. On top of that, each game is a RETELLING of the same unremarkable story. You're the hero of time. You wear a green tunic. You wield a sword and shield. You hold one part of the tri-force. You save the princess who holds another part of the tri-force. You slay Ganon, who holds the last part of the tri-force. IT NEVER CHANGES. And it's not even that spectacular to begin with. The only thing that changes is the setting, and a setting ALONE doesn't make for a good story. Interesting and diverse characters, tightly woven yet unpredictable and spontaneous narrative, AND an immersive setting make for a great story. The Legend of Zelda. A great game with an immersive setting. But the story? Nothing special.
  • sephex - December 2, 2014 5:56 a.m.

    Agreed.
  • CaptainKaiju123 - December 13, 2014 6:38 p.m.

    Um, have you played Majora's Mask, Wind Waker, Twilight Princess, Link's Awakening, or Skyward Sword? Obviously not, because all those games right there have some of the best in-game stories I have ever witnessed. Give them a play, if you haven't, and you will change your mind.
  • LegionOfBoom - December 24, 2014 5:44 p.m.

    for me, all zelda games, especially, waker, are the most overrated games in the history of gaming. i'd rather play pong or tanks.

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