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Games with a wonderful story

Storytelling in video games is a dynamic aspect of game design that encompasses various techniques and elements to engage players in immersive narratives. Unlike traditional storytelling mediums like books or films, video game storytelling often leverages interactivity as a central component. Also effective worldbuilding involves creating believable environments, cultures, histories, and lore that enhance immersion and provide context for the narrative.

Overall, storytelling in video games is a collaborative effort that integrates various artistic disciplines, including writing, game design, art direction, music composition, and voice acting. When executed effectively, video game storytelling can deliver memorable experiences that rival those found in other forms of media.


The Operative: No One Lives Forever

Windows XP/98/9520003.7/5 Monolith Productions
The Operative: No One Lives Forever is a first-person shooter with stealth gameplay elements, developed by Monolith Productions and released by Fox Interactive in 2000 for Windows, Mac and PS2. As Cate Archer, a spy working for a secret organization in the 60s, you have to find out who killed your colleagues. No One Lives Forever is the first of th...

The Shadows of Mordor

DOS19883.7/5 Beam Software

The Wizard of Oz

DOS19853.9/5 Windham Classics

Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny

DOS19884.2/5 Origin Systems
Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny is a role-playing video game developed and published by Origin Systems in 1988. It is the fifth installment in the highly influential Ultima series, created by Richard Garriott. Initially released for the Apple II and Commodore 64, it was later ported to DOS, Atari ST, Amiga, and other platforms. The story pi...

Ultima 7 Part 1: The Black Gate

DOS19924.3/5 Origin Systems
Ultima VII: The Black Gate is a top-down RPG where you, the Avatar, have to find out what's happening in Britannia by solving quests, meeting interesting NPCs and fight hordes of headleass monsters. The land of Britannia is shaken by mysterious earthquakes, a new religion (the Fellowship) is spreading and is replacing the old virtues, and who is th...