15 Video Games With Complex Stories

Want some exceedingly deep narrative? Check out these games.

Posted By | On 07th, Apr. 2021

Page 1 of 15

Story-telling is an art and like many forms of creative expression, video game story-telling can be especially unique. Narratives can unfold in linear fashion or non-sequentially while making the player an active participant in events. And while some stories can be relatively straightforward, others are complex to the point of requiring multiple playthroughs. Let’s take a look at 15 titles with some of the more complex stories out there.

Alan Wake

alan wake

Alan Wake travels to Bright Falls with his wife, who subsequently goes missing, but must also contend with the darkness within. Remedy’s high-profile Xbox 360 title was touted as a visually accomplished action-adventure game before launch. However, the story went beyond a traditional format, playing out in episodic fashion with dollops of Stephen King and David Lynch influencing the plot, and the writer’s will influencing the overall medium.


Amazing Articles You Might Want To Check Out!



Share Your Thoughts Below  (Always follow our comments policy!)



Keep On Reading!

For Activision To Reform, Bobby Kotick Must Go

For Activision To Reform, Bobby Kotick Must Go

No more excuses. Bobby Kotick should be terminated from his position.

Star Wars Battlefront 3 Pitch Was Rejected by EA Due to Licensing Costs – Rumour

Star Wars Battlefront 3 Pitch Was Rejected by EA Due to Licensing Costs – Rumour

A pitch by DICE for a third Battlefront game was allegedly rejected by EA, with the studio now supposedly work...

Gotham Knights Developer is Seemingly Working on Another Unannounced Game

Gotham Knights Developer is Seemingly Working on Another Unannounced Game

Senior artist Megan Berry's LinkedIn profile suggests WB Games Montreal is working on more than just the upcom...

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Could be Headed to Xbox Game Pass – Rumour

Mass Effect: Legendary Edition Could be Headed to Xbox Game Pass – Rumour

A recent update to the trilogy's Xbox store listing could be pointing to its addition to Xbox Game Pass in the...

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition Patch Fixes Numerous Bugs, Rain in San Andreas, and More

Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition Patch Fixes Numerous Bugs, Rain in San Andreas, and More

Patch 1.02 has gone live for the game on consoles, as the remastered trilogy begins its long journey down the ...

Halo Infinite Campaign – Worldwide Unlock Timings Revealed

Halo Infinite Campaign – Worldwide Unlock Timings Revealed

Halo Infinite has officially wrapped up development, and 343 Industries has shared the exact timings for when ...