For a majority of video games, weapons are one of them, if not the only, ways to interact with the world. The best weapons are the ones that have three things: unique/iconic design, fun to use, and some reason for that weapon to exist. That last part is not only the rarest but also the most important. It gives justification for the player to be using that weapon within the context of the world.
Just swinging around a sharp sword with pretty colors isn’t enough. Give me a reason to put my faith in this object. Why is it important? Does it have a history? Is it cursed? It all matters, and here are some of the best examples of purposeful and iconic weapons.
Master Sword – The Legend of Zelda
The Master Sword is one of the most iconic weapons in video game…
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