Should Dark Souls Win "Best Story"...

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3 years ago#1
What do you guys think, do you think Dark Souls deserves to win a "best story" type award? How do you interpret Dark Souls story?

To me I think Dark Souls is the best kind of story telling, open ended and open to interpretation. The types of stories that are open to interpretation like this can be told and retold forever. The subtle style of story telling I think definitely deserves to win a "best story" award.
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3 years ago#2
Eh, best story award would go to something where the story absolutely sucks you in. You can blast through Dark and say "What story? There was a story?"
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3 years ago#3
Do you really think a story that people have to actually THINK about would win an award in modern times?
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3 years ago#4
I'd give it best story since unlike other games, the story didn't interfere with my enjoyment of the game. If I want to read tons of text or watch a bunch of cut scenes I'll read a book or watch a movie. Lasted less than 5 hours on Dragon Age and Fallout 3 cuz there was no game play...
3 years ago#5
No.

It has some curious details, but bits and pieces of information scattered in item descriptions does not make a good story.
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3 years ago#6
No.
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3 years ago#7
I would say no, but when you look at other video games - seriously, what the **** do they offer?

Yes it should, because everything else is worse. Far Cry 3, for example, should be laughed and mocked relentlessly for its "story".
3 years ago#8
Yes, because the writing isn't embarrassing.
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3 years ago#9
Kurama2 posted...
Yes, because the writing isn't embarrassing.
3 years ago#10
Wasn't aware that dark souls actually had a story. Nothing to remember anyway.
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