On a scale of 1-10, how much do you care about the story in a game?

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1 year ago#31
FruitPuddin posted...
Story doesn't matter, not even in RPGs.

And when it does somehow, annoying unskippable cutscenes are merely replaced by annoying unskippable gameplay.
1 year ago#32
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1 year ago#34
Thaxagoodname posted...
1 for me. I buy games to play them. I don't need to feel an attachment to the characters or the story. Only reason there's a 1 is because if the cutscenes look good, I'll watch them and pay attention.

I agree with you. Of the hundreds of games I've beaten, I can only think of 3 that I cared about the storyline. It certainly can add to a game if done just right, but for the most part I feel it only gets in the way.
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1 year ago#35
if its a story based game, like p4g, then i care immensely. but something like ninja gaiden or mario or any really action based games, couldnt care less.

(note: those were the first two games i saw on my shelf)
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1 year ago#36
It really depends on the type of game.
1 year ago#37
Every game should have at least some kind of story, even if it is just in the instruction manual.
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1 year ago#38
7/10
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1 year ago#39
seven
1 year ago#40
It is important but there are plenty of games that don't focus on it and are absolutely fantastic (Bayonetta/DMC/whatever else). Those types that absolutely refuse to play a game that doesn't have a story that they believe (or what Kotaku told them to believe) is "deep" (Aka: pretends to be deep) have brain problems.
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