When a game is successful it tends to be expanded into a series, but with that success comes the start of a convoluted narrative thread that is woven throughout each series. But some franchises try to buck this trend by releasing standalone titles that are great for newcomers and veterans alike. Here are 15 standalone games you must play.
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes
Before the release of the full Metal Gear Solid 5 experience i.e. The Phantom Pain, Konami decided to whet fans appetites. Ground Zeroes sets up the epic story with a brief tale set in a small yet expansive sandbox with a story to tackle, and side objectives that test your mettle.