CheatCC - "As games grow more sophisticated over the years, it is necessary for developers to insert some kind of narrative into their creations. Even fighting games like SoulCalibur often have a tacked-on "plot" about an evil sword to try to give players some purpose for beating the brains out of NPCs when their friends aren't around to play. These days, video games are often touted as the newest story-telling medium, taking the place of television. Many of us have been moved by the stories of certain video games, in the same way that we are moved by novels, movies, and TV shows. So, how important is the story in a game?"