Ten great games with terrible storylines

Nice video game, shame about the plot...

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Metal Gear Solid series

Whether you love the Metal Gear Solid series or hate it, there's no denying that its storylines are usually a bit too convoluted for their own good. This arguably reached its zenith with Metal Gear Solid 4.

In the words of gaming veteran Stuart Campbell: “There are things worse than death, and that includes wading through nine hours of wannabe-Z-movie cutscenes of dribbling nonsense written by an overindulged Japanese scifi nerd for the occasional brief snippet of video game.” We couldn't have put it better ourselves.

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to the author of this crap...

if you don't understand video games, p!ss off and have wink.

or else write about something that interests you, like, dandelions and pissybeds...

You runt

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I disagree heavily with many entries on this list, although I DO agree that FF7's story line is pretty bad, but for a different reason.

I was a HUGE FF fan at one point, and had played all of the games, but had not gotten around to get FF7. I had managed to play through 4 and 6, and finally borrowed 7 from a friend.

After completing it, I was horribly disappointed. FF4 and 6 just were written so much better.

After playing 7, I played X, and after that, I quit FF. Those were two of the most dull, boring games ever, in my opinion.

Also, to talk about Mario is not really fair. You're talking a game from a time where people didn't care about storylines. Pac-Man has a bad story too you know, absolutely terrible!

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