Playing the bad guy can be liberating, especially in these games.
Though we often take up the mantle of “hero” in many games, not everything can be so straightforward. Sometimes, we have to become the villain, whether knowingly or unknowingly, and experience a different side of history. Other times, being the villain is just an intriguing premise that forms the backbone for an experience. Either way, here are 15 video games where you played the villain.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Okay, yes, The Force Unleashed did make us experience a rather uneven story with the stupidly named “Starkiller” as the protagonist. However, the opening allowed for playing as Darth Vader, feeling every bit as powerful and domineering as the movies made him out to be. Well, the good movies, that is.