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Bioshock, STALKER, COD2/4, and neverwinter nights all offer excellent single player gameplay.
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CoD4 has AWESOME singleplayer (especially the very Black Hawk Down-like mission where you are flying into the city in a massive combined assault.. epic)

Mass Effect is an incredible game, both beautiful and compelling. Very immersive game, with one of the best storylines ever seen in a game

HalfLife 2 is a given..

Crysis is a fun game if you can get it to perform relatively well (took some tweaking for me, but I managed).. it tends to be a one time play game though.

Gears of War is an amazing game.. nothing beats chainsawing an enemy in half

Prey is a very under the radar game that I thought was excellent. Try that if you come across it

As for Stalker, I know a lot of people love it, but I didn't get into it. It's a beautiful game, but it can be really difficult and hard to understand.

Bioshock, I played for about 2 hours and got bored pretty quickly.
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I would send you in the direction of Civ4 with the warlords and beyond the sword expantions. The vanilla is lacking but add the expantions and the game is awesome. I mean come on who does not like building up a war-mongering nation that wont think twice about dropping nukes on anyone for no reason at all then fighting the entire world off because you nuked there friend. RESET THE WORLD.
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I know it aint FPS but I really enjoyed The Witcher, I can't usualy get into those types of games but it's one of the best i've played for a while, may have something to do with my lack of internet and not being able to play online anymore though D;
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If we're allowed a trip on the way-back machine, I'd say Flashback; an underappreciated little 2D masterpiece from the mid-90s. Gameplay was incredibly smooth and challenging, a seamless mix of platforming, puzzle, rpg, and shooter genres. And even today the graphics look gorgeous, about as good as 16-bit 2D ever looked.

Had its hiccups; the "survival game show" level was a bit silly, and the story kind of tapered off. Some parts were impossibly hard, or some puzzles pretty obtuse.

While we're wondering about the ancient 1990s, honorable mention to Dark Castle, Marathon, and SimAnt.

Best of late? Neverwinter2 if you can get over how such unimpressive graphics can take so damn much GPU power to render at a decent framerate (and if you can stomach DnD turned-based combat, which I can't get enough of but others find dreadful). Oblivion if you skip the main plot altogether. I'm getting pretty drawn into Mass Effect atm, but not sure how long that will last. Anything made by Stardock that comes in a box.
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Crysis anyone?
COD4 is nice too.
    
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best single player game?

final fantasy 7, 8 or 9 lol
    
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post #29 of 63
Half-Life 1?

Also, CoD series are very fun too.
But Assassins Creed is one of the best for me.
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Cod 4's single player was fantastic, all be it short. Bioshock is also amazing on every single level I can think of, but there is little replay value. S.t.a.l.k.e.r is pretty darn good except for the amount of buggyness and glitchiness I get at the levels you encounter near the end.
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