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Submitted by Pozzle 351d ago | opinion piece

10 Awful Plot Twists That Ruined Good Video Games

Arcade Sushi: 10 Awful Plot Twists That Ruined Good Video Games reflects a collection of excellent titles whose narratives are shattered by cliche or lackluster change in its story. Ever since Super Mario Bros. 2 was revealed to just be Mario sleeping, gamers have encountered frustrating plot twists which just left them shouting, “what were they thinking?” at their television screens. This list represents a set of solid titles whose plot twists undermined the effect of everything else the game had to offer. Fire up the Mystery Machine and get those Scooby Snacks ready, because we’re in for 10 Awful Plot Twists That Ruined Good Video Games!

Warning: This list contains massive spoilers. Please read at your own risk! (Final Fantasy X, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons Of Liberty, PC, PS2, PS3, Resident Evil 5, Xbox 360)

moegooner88  +   351d ago
FFX story was perfect including the dream part, also crappy list.
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coolbeans  +   351d ago
I agreed with some of them, but I just hate how dumb the reasoning is behind some of the others.

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SPOILER Black Ops Twist:

"Also, the fact that no other characters ever spoke to Reznov besides Mason didn't really help."

You mean like the plethora of split-personality plot twists that inspired this one?
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wishingW3L  +   351d ago
the whole ghost thing on FFX was just plain retarded.
Blacklash93  +   351d ago
Sensationalist title. Stupid list.

Many of these games didn't have good stories to begin with, despite being good games. They certainly didn't ruin them. Some of the twists were fine if not good for a more interesting story, like FFX.

One of them isn't even a "story twist" but is an MMO expansion.
MightyNoX  +   351d ago
Meh, weak. I could think of plenty more absurd twists for the sake of being twists examples.

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