10 Worst Plot Points In Otherwise Awesome Games

Gamers are a fickle bunch. We can be enjoying a supreme slice of gaming goodness when, all of a sudden,…

Mark Woodrow

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Gamers are a fickle bunch. We can be enjoying a supreme slice of gaming goodness when, all of a sudden, we are struck by something so outrageous, so outlandish, so outstandingly crap that it threatens to spoil the enjoyment of everything that has preceded it.

Perhaps it is a sign of the quality of games nowadays that we demand more than simply getting from A to B via hundreds of faceless cannon fodder. A game needs to have a good story. A story that we become emotionally invested in, to the point where we can justify spending an entire day in our pyjamas in front of the telly.

With that in mind, I have collected the Top 10 worst plot points in games which really should have known better. These can be moments where the plot took a ridiculous turn for the worse or lead to a piece of game design that threatened to undo all the good that came before.

You can expect spoilers for the games I have discussed but I have tried to keep them out of the titles so feel free to skip any games you haven’t played yet.

So, without further ado, let’s kick off the list with a modern classic….