If anyone has ever doubted video games as a form of legit storytelling, this should help change your mind. Gone are the days when games were simply “walk to the right, jump on/beat up/shoot bad guys, eat chicken found on ground to replenish health.”
Games now have writers, concept artists, actors, directors, everything you’d find behind the scenes of a tv show or movie. Whole mythologies and worlds are created that serve as a catalyst for the narrative that help make games immersive and make you care for the characters you as a player interact with. Sometimes , lines of dialogue are spoken that make you pause, put the controller down and go “whoa.” Imgur user yafilthyweeaboo compiled this compilation of screenshots & quotes alongside characters from various games:
And some gems from reddit:
What are some of your favorite lines from a game that blew your mind? Comment below or tweet us at @nerdworktweets!