Five Incredible Opening Acts in Video Games

Hardcore Gamer: It’s not easy making a good first impression. Gamers don’t like to wait. We like our action, our adventure, and we want it all now. While many games take a long time to show their best moments, there are rare instances where the game hooks you from the start. Making those opening moments valuable can mean a lot to keeping a gamer’s attention. Here are five games that know how to make a good first impression.

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skoorydook1371d ago

Half Life 2
God Of War 3
Dead Space 2
Mass Effect 2
Gears of War 2

DoomeDx1371d ago

No love for The Last Of Us? I thought that was one sweet ass opening.

My personal list:

1. The Last Of Us
2. Dead Space 2
3. -- I give up. There are just to many.

VforVideogames1371d ago

dead space combined with the animated movie was a real blast.

skoorydook1371d ago

Yeah love the last of us, it would be on the list somewhere,those were just the 1st five that came to mind, could easily list another sweet top 5 and leave out all afore mentioned

nirwanda1371d ago

Zelda a link to the past.

SG1_dapunisherX1371d ago

nothing was holy shit like uncharted 2 and god of war 3

pandehz1371d ago

After playing Mass Effect 1, ME2 opening was a pretty much wtf defining moment.