I cried while playing The Last of Us on PS4. I cried a couple times during Gone Home. And those gaming experiences are pretty dissimilar too. One has a lot of guns, action, and survival/horror scenarios. The other is pure exploration, a slow creep through a house, nothing to keep you company but objects and the stories that unfold as you pick them up.
Lyrics are both as important and inconsequential as any other piece of a song, they can make or break one the same way a sloppy guitar or beat can