Global Game Awards
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Best Story
Throw away the Dickens. Set alight your copy of War and Peace. Wuthering Heights, meet paper shredder. You have no need for these intellectual curios with gaming’s huge advances in storytelling and character development. These are the cream of the crop, the Booker prize for our new interactive age. All of the nominees give us a riveting yarn that had us hooked from the very first screen, with stories that will live long in our memory. Intriguing plot devices, exceptional character dialogue, twists and turns that all come together to deliver a real contender for the Best Story Award.
Persona 5
By now, Atlus have absolutely got high-school drama with a twist of the supernatural nailed down pay. Everything about Persona 5 oozes style, but it’s the rollercoaster narrative which helped pull us through.