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5 Fictional Video Game Locations I would love to visit

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The Unofficial Official VG Travelers Guide


A lot of games pride themselves on atmosphere, some more than others, but there are very rare times where the location and setting is just perfect, and it fits so well. I am going to list the places I would love to visit or live in; they are that great.

Number 5.

Rapture



Featured in BioShock, this just reeks of atmosphere, the 1940’s Art Deco is just fantastic, and you could picture residents living there. Oh yeah and it’s under the FREAKIN’ OCEAN! How cool is that?
Besides, it is just one of those places that (If it were real) you would just have to visit.

Number 4.

Marcuria



Featured in The Longest Journey. At first glance it just appears to be one of those Generic Magical Towns, but it is so much more than that. It just has that Magical feeling and you feel right at home, it is so natural, from the bustling market to the vast docks.
The reason for wanting to visit this place would be for the sights, smells and sounds.

Number 3.

Mirror City



Featured in Mirror’s Edge. Although its name is never mentioned and it may just seem like a dull dystoptian city… It looks so DAMN CLEAN! Seriously, I could see my face in the floor. If real cities were like this, I wouldn’t complain, everything else it just dull compared to this. It’s not like its just plain white either, it has splashes of all the best colours.
It just makes you stand still and go “Wow, this is amazing”.

Number 2.

The Citadel



Featured in Mass Effect. Another contender for the ‘Cleanest place of the galaxy’ award. It reminds me of those perfect imagines futures, when people would predict flying cars and colonisation of planets, when in fact they just wanted to get out of the shithole they live in, I can see why. Apart from being IN SPACE!!!!...!! It is a sight to behold, it has a fantastic Sci-Fi feel mixed with something of a clean reality about it. It is also low maintenance (Those Bug things fix everything, how nice!) and is about as big as things get.

Number 1.

Rubacava



Featured in Grim Fandango. If you have every played Grim Fandango, you will know this is without a doubt the best place in the game. I love the Noir styling, it is pure class. It has a Casino, High Rollers club, Giant Blimp, CAT RACES! Seriously what’s not to like. I can’t explain why I like this place so much, but if I ever go to the land of the freaking dead, this is the place I am heading to first.



Missed the Mark

City 17 in Half-Life 2

I was going to list this until I realized that this City sucks, there’s no fun place to go, you get hit with a stun stick all the time and they stuck a giant steel rod in the middle of it (Over compensating much?) besides from the fact that it is generic and not a pretty sight.

So Dtoiders, what Location has stolen your heart? Where would you like to visit?
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About Freefallone of us since 4:54 AM on 10.10.2008

Welcome!

I'm Freefall, a 20 year old gamer from the UK.
Currently at University and balancing my time.
I'm an avid Video Gamer, I'm into every kind of game there is, games are a part of my life.
Destuctoid is the Best and Most Random Community there is, that's why I'm here.

It's a beautiful day, the sun is shining, and I'm out on a journey to save the world... Man, I love video games.

I might just drop in a few Opinions here and there, So
Don't mind me.

May your life be like toilet paper... Long, and useful



Some of my stuff:

Why we don't get any good Star Wars Sequels

Top 10 Things in Games which make me feel good

My Gaming Confessions

You've seen me before?

Who Am I?
I once went to the cinema and watched a 3D movie. As I was walking out, a guy with his 3D glasses still on yelled, "Woah, everything is 3D!" I was one of the 10 people that put their glasses back on to check.

I was looking at my to-do list on my laptop. Near the bottom of the list, already crossed out, was written "time travel" I have no recollection of writing that.

Once, there were only two brownies left. I decided I should eat them both so that they wouldn't be lonely. I am completely satisfied with my decision.

That's who I am.



Most Games Completed In a Year= 2009:

January:
Tomb Raider Legend
Crackdown
Gears of war 2
Professor Layton
Knights of the Old Republic

February:
Oddworld: Strangers Wrath
Knights of the Old Republic II
Fahrenheit
Left 4 Dead
Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force

March:
Prince of Persia
Drawn To Life
World of Goo
Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines
Jet Set Radio Future

April:
Dead Space
Resident Evil 5
TimeShift
Homeworld
Braid
Homeworld 2

May:
Star Trek: Elite Force II
Tomb Raider: Underworld
Jade Empire
Plants vs Zombies
Pokemon Platinum
Dead Rising

June:
Perfect Dark Zero
Second Sight
Halo
Tomb Raider Anniversary
Prototype
Secret Files: Tunguska

June:
Grim Fandango
Rainbow Six Vegas 2
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Freespace 2
The Secret of Monkey Island: SE
Half-Life 2
Ninja Gaiden 2

July:
No One Lives Forever
Earth Defense Force 2017
Splosion Man
Half-Life 2: Episode 1
Gears of War
Fable II

August:
No One Lives Forever 2
Beyond Good & Evil
Star Trek: Shattered Universe
Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis
Castle Crashers
Left 4 Dead
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey

September:
Pokemon Yellow
Timesplitters 2
Max Payne 2
Mirror's Edge
Timesplitters: Future Perfect
Star Wars: Republic Commando
Starcraft

October:
Brute Force
Halo 3
Half-Life 2: Episode 2
Starcraft: Brood War
Valkyria Chronicles

November:
System Shock 2
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
Shadow of Destiny
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
Crysis

December:
Burnout Paradise
Assassin's Creed 2
Amped 3
Psychonauts
Batman: Arkham Asylum




Quotes:
"Skills for kills agent, skills for kills"

"Try to get your combat multiplier even higher!"

"Ah...THERE YOU ARE!"



MY TOP FIVE GAMES:
No One Lives Forever 2
The Longest Journey
Grim Fandango
Valkyria Chronicles
Halo. Yes you heard me.



WOLOLOLO
You are now converted to my cause.
Xbox LIVE:ForceFlow301
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