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1Brilliant plot twists in games that we didn’t see coming

Plot twists are like a slap in the face that you were never expecting.

At the least the bad plot twists in games are. Some of them are like your best friend showing up at work with a giant cupcake after you’ve had a royally bad day. On the other hand, some of them can be like a giant slap in the face.

Certain plot twists can be ever-so satisfying or so unsuspected that they make us angry. And yet we still crave them. Why? Who knows. Perhaps we’re merely glutton for punishment.

Lots of video games are known for their intriguing plot twists. These are story twists that shocked us and made our jaws drop to the floor. These writers sure knew how to throw the audience for a loop and we’ve put together a list of some of our favourites.

Warning: This list contains major – and I mean MAJOR – spoilers for the games in question. It’s a list about plot twists in games; what d’ya expect? Read at your own peril! 

Becca knew that she would be addicted to video games for the rest of her life when she saw the first pixelated zombie shambling across her TV screen while playing Resident Evil 3. She particularly enjoys being scared, laughing until she cries, or just plain crying while experiencing games. When she isn't playing games she loves spoiling her cat Usagi and eating any kind of sushi she can find.