We know them all too well: bad video game plots. There are too many games out there with weak stories or just plan uninteresting ones. Some however have good enough gameplay to get us hooked only to slap us right in the face with an obnoxious plot twist. A game twist revolving around “it was all a dream” or “you’re in the Internet, Matrix, digital copy of a dead universe” and the like are worn out cliches that seem to be a writer's default.

Here’s a look at some of the games that got it all wrong, or fell asleep at the wheel through the most important parts. Some of these games were otherwise solid plays but lost its focus; while others are just straight-up bad. One or two just might have you scratching your head. Like why the hell did they put my wife in my arm? Read on.

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