These are the games that almost made me forget that I'm playing a video game. Instead, in some of them, I became a part of another world which was hard to leave. Some of them made me feel like I'm inside a real life simulation or a nightmare.
Atmosphere and giving players full control is the key.
5. The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (2011)
4. Alan Wake (2010)
3. F.E.A.R. (2005)
2. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (2007)
1. Thief: The Dark Project (1998) -Sometimes, simplicity and freedom is all you need (along with atmosphere)-
What about you???