Best Story

Best Story

Spanning the dramatic range from subversive comedy to tales of revenge, videogames have come a long way since chasing the dots.

Winner: Breakdown

Namco // Namco

The first-person genre frequently places motivation a distant second to, well, just about everything else. Namco’s novel sci-fi thriller Breakdown bucks the trend, enabling the player to “live” through every aspect of its emotionally compelling, time-twisting narrative. Like many of the best, it’s an experience impossible to relate, so just try it for yourself.

Copyright © 2005 Ziff Davis Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. Originally appearing in Xbox Nation.