10 PC Games with the Best Storylines: Page 5 of 10

Gather 'round for some great tales!
Gather 'round for some great tales!

6. Silent Hill 2

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“I’m starting with the man in the mirror!”

In Silent Hill 2, James Sunderland receives a letter from his wife telling him to go to the town of Silent Hill. There's only one teeny-tiny detail that complicates things: 

She’s been dead a year.

But that doesn't stop James. So he enters the town hoping to find his wife. He ends up facing the truth about his sins.

James’ story unfolds through Silent Hill’s unsettling landscape, and its equally disconcerting denizens - which are twisted personifications of his most sinister secrets. A game thick with darkly beautiful metaphors, we have to applaud its courage for giving us as a main character like James - who is as much the game's protagonist as he is its villain. That alone earns it a place among the best video game stories ever.

Our rating – 5/5

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