The first few minutes of a video game can have a huge impact on you. Depending on what you think of the opening sequence of a game, an impression so lasting can be made on you that you’d be influenced by it for a long time. Rarely do we ever see games with explosive opening sequences, but when we do, we remember them fondly. So here’s a list of 7 such games- 7 games that we thought had the best opening sequences we’ve seen in recent memory.
This list contains major spoilers. You have been warned.
Mass Effect 2
The impact of the scene that showed the Normandy getting ripped to shreds by that terrifying vessel and Shepard actually dying and falling to his death was immense. We saw explosions, some casualties and the fact that the entire sequence was so well directed made it so much better. It set the tone of Mass Effect 2 perfectly, and the game began with a bang.