The Tom's Hardware Definitive List of PC Games: Biggest Surprise Endings

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The Tom's Hardware Definitive List of PC Games: Biggest Surprise Endings

Are we living in a new "golden age" for PC Gaming? Of course, it is impossible to give a definitive answer. The distance of time and a heaping dose of nostalgia are both necessary prerequisites for any "golden age". And, while it may be easy to argue the merits of one generation over another, one thing is abundantly clear: PC Gaming in 2017 is more widespread and more accessible than ever before. The maturation of digital distribution, a new diversity of platforms, and the adoption of x86 CPU architecture by console manufactures have together, created the perfect environment for a PC Gaming renaissance. PC Gamers have access to more games than ever before, including overlooked titles from past generations and current games that would have been either too costly or too difficult to port. Games are so ubiquitous that you're more likely to hear complaints of having too many games, rather than too few. The number of "good" games is now so great that even the hardest of the most hardcore gamers struggle in their search to find the very best.

To help navigate this brave new world for gaming, Tom's Hardware is in the process of assembling the definitive list of PC games in a number of genres. We've already put a few lists together, but the number of titles is lacking. While the Tom's Hardware Editorial team is few in number, the Tom's Hardware Community is legion. With your input we hope to assemble a list of the best and worst PC games that can truly be called definitive. Over the next few weeks we'll be collecting Community feedback across multiple categories. Once we have a sufficient number of submissions, we'll have the Community vote on the most popular, with a showcase of the winning games on the Tom's Hardware homepage.

This thread will decide which PC games have the biggest surprise endings. There may be spoilers. You’ve been warned :)

To help get you started here are the Editorial Team's list of PC Games with the biggest surprise endings. Remember we're looking for suggestions that aren't on the list below.

May the greatest plot twist win!

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain


Spec Ops: The Line

Far Cry 4

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  2. If F.E.A.R. 2 doesn't show up in this list, I don't know what you guys are thinking.
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  3. Remember Me
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  4. Mad Max.
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  7. Deus Ex Mankind Divided
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  8. Knights of the Old Republic, a classic, but gameplay and the twist ending are still amazing.
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  9. Half-Life 2 Episode 2?
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  10. voodoobunny said:
    Half-Life 2 Episode 2?

    Yeah, 10 years later and still no hint of HL3. Surprise! :lol:
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  11. resident evil 7
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  12. I think the surprise death of Paul Jackson by a nuke in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, was a huuuge twist! I haden't really experienced the death of main a playable character in a game before.
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