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In search of the best story driven PC game. I like most games with a compelling story like kingdom hearts, grim fandango and Zelda games. Though i am more specifically searching for the greatest story driven PC games feel free to include anything on console too. Once i get a sufficient number of responses I'll make a poll so people know what people recommend
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The longest journey simply is the best there is thumb.gif

Edit : And lets throw some JRPG's in the mix as well. FF7, FF9 and legend of dragoon
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

I liked the sci fi story line.

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I feel like I'm not trying by posting this but, Oblivion and Skyrim.
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Alan Wake has a pretty good story to it. Also the Mass Effect series, although some will dispute the Mass Effect 3 story. I still thought it was ok, but not as good as the first 2.

EDIT: Alan Wake is also on sale right now on Steam and gog.com.
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I feel like I'm not trying by posting this but, Oblivion and Skyrim.
Personally they are good only Lore wise, however their main stories are garbage and lore can't simply drive a compelling story for them imo.

I can only mention Deus Ex for Cyberpunk fans, and Wticher 1 + 2 for storys. Interested in this topic since most of the best story driven games are for the consoles and rare on the PC for me.
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Yeah really enjoyed Alan Wake. Wish i had a PS3 to play heavy rain, apparently a great story driven game.
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Personally they are good only Lore wise, however their main stories are garbage and lore can't simply drive a compelling story for them imo.
I can only mention Deus Ex for Cyberpunk fans, and Wticher 1 + 2 for storys. Interested in this topic since most of the best story driven games are for the consoles and rare on the PC for me.

I agree 100% with everything you have said except pre-2000 PC's had the upper hand.
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Oblivion, GTA IV had a good storyline. Fallout? Far Cry 1 (though the beginning sucks) Bioshock (only played the first one) crysis, morrowind.
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Bioshock, the Arkham games, Assassin's Creed (especially the second one), Portal games... those would be my recommendations!
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the Mass Effect Series....short of the ending on ME3 the overall storyline is pretty good....I'm still waiting for bioware to fix those massive plot holes at the end of ME3 so I can put my FemShep to rest thumb.gif
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