Everyone loves a good twist, right? Like movies and TV Shows, many games also manage to create thrilling and gripping tales that will keep the player on the edge of their seat. Here are five great games with twisted stories.
This is not a ranked list. This article does not contain any spoilers for the following games. The purpose of this list is to let readers know of some great games that are mind-boggling and twisted without spoiling anything in regard to the plot or the story.
BioShock is a true classic. The story is set in the underwater city of Rapture, which was the creation of the genius Andrew Ryan. When the player reaches this city, it’s in turmoil. There are some unexplained issues throughout Rapture – like, insane violence and murder everywhere. The player will not have any idea of what really goes on in the city at first, and you will realize how much of a brilliant game BioShock is once everything unveils.
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Spec Ops: The Line
Spec Ops: The Line is a psychological horror third-person shooter game. When you look at this game, it seems like a regular plain third-person shooter. It’s not. The disturbing and twisted story of this game is mind-boggling. The developers have used various techniques to really let the player feel what this game is all about. The Line is way different from your ordinary psychological horror game.
Spec Ops: The Line is a must-play game for anyone who likes twisted and disturbing stories. I would suggest getting into the game knowing as little as possible. Don’t watch any videos or trailers; just try it out for yourself and be surprised.
Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc
Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc might not seem like an appealing game for people who dislike anime, but you’re missing out if you don’t play this marvelous franchise. This is a disturbing and savage story of a group of teenagers trapped in a school.
Various… incidents happen here and no one knows why they happen. There’s an entire Danganronpa series, and there’s a good chance that you will play all of them if you play this. Again, don’t let the internet spoil the game for you.
Silent Hill 2
Silent Hill 2 was released in 2001 on PS2, so many mechanics and graphics are obviously outdated by today’s standards. But this game is a highlight of the horror video game genre, and you’ll be missing out on a masterpiece if you don’t play it. This is a dark, gloomy, atmospheric, and terrifying game that will surprise you immensely. It is truly a classic.
There are currently several Silent Hill games in development, including a Silent Hill 2 Remake. So if you haven’t played the original, we suggest that you do so now to prime you for the upcoming remake.
Soma is another psychological horror game that strays away from conventional horror game design. The story will get quite philosophical at some points and it will surely make you ponder a lot of things. There are survival mechanics in the game too. Soma‘s unique setting and unsettling atmosphere make for one of a kind horror experience.