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 - Alan Wake [PC]

 - Shining Force [Sega Genesis]

    
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I've heard the story in Braid was especially good, although it's a different type of game than the others.

Oh, ^Alan Wake is $15 on Steam at the moment.
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Alan Wake thumb.gif its like playing a movie lol
 
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FEAR and FEAR 2 have a great story line to me!! something more modern would be like Metro 2033, I actually enjoyed the story.
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Another vote for Alana Wake. At the end of one of the chapters, the song "Haunted - Poe" kicks in and it is EPIC! Also, STEAM is selling Alan Wake at a discount today!

The only games that I couldn't drop (that I remember off top of my head):

Half Life 2
Portal 2 (portal 2 is ~7$ in STEAM right now!)
Witcher 2
Alan Wake
God of War (entire series but yeah they are PS3)
Heavy Rain (yeah PS3 too)
Batman (Both Ark City and Asylum) and I don't even like the Batman superhero character!
Metro 2033 (The story is great, but I hate how unreal the shooting is... headshots seem to do nothing)

Story-wise, I think Heavy Rain is the one I liked the most. It has a lot of different endings. Alan Wake for PC comes a close 2nd.
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 - Shining Force [Sega Genesis]

loved that series.

So far as contemporary stuff goes, Fallout 3 comes to mind. I'm playing the first Witcher and enjoying it as well.

also maybe The Walking Dead "game" that just came out. Better than I expected, and pretty much more story than game.
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+1 For Witcher 2, followed by Half-Life series. That should keep you busy for a while.
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Witcher 2, easy 60+ hours there. Feels like a movie. I did the Vernon Roche path the first time, AWESOME. Doing Iorveth path now, totally agree it is a different story. AWESOME GAME.
     
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Skyrim? Lots of stories in there.
 
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Skyrim? Lots of stories in there.

I really disliked Skyrim. The game is too easy. Especially when you make your Draeic armor and 1 shot even the dragons at level 28 or something.

The Witcher 2 combat is hard and gratifying. The craftable items are done by Blacksmiths (you don't have to level up yourself) and they arent overpowered. I stopped playing Skyrim out of boredom.
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