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All endings he dies in are absolutely heartbreaking. He loved Jason so much, and to lose his only other son (Shaun) is even more depressing. The endings where he takes his life, especially, really will hit you hard. It's such a horrible moment to see a man who loves his son so much that he wants to die because his son is dead.
He went through all that trouble and fought depression, only to lose everything. He lost all hope and I was heartbroken watching him throughout the game and especially at the bad endings.
"Tears in the rain" Holy. After all that he went through, it had to end that way. That left me depressed for the next few days.
We will never forget you Ethan. - AguythatpeopleignoresV 3 Comments
I know it's just a complot theory but it's really sad to see how almost the whole game his dead shows (if the complot theory is true)
This scene was epic, you could see it coming but if you have a younger bro it just gets you even more. All the deaths in the game were pretty sad.
This should at least be in the 20's The death of Henry made me cry so much to see him crying over his brother's death it's so heartwarming and gentle I wish Henry and Sam were still alive and could of worked with Joel and Ellie
When he pulled that trigger it felt like a sucker punch to the gut. I really loved Sam and Henry, and that scene was brilliantly tragic.V 2 Comments
What makes it all the sadder is the whole game you were fighting of the Necromorphs the you were hoping she was still alive eventually you finally see her half way and your convince that she's going to make it until your betrayed at the end by Kendra who forces you to watch the entire video from early revealing that Nicole has been dead since the beginning not only that but she took her own life while she tearly says she's sorry it had to be this way, Issac's guilt over Nicole's death ultimately becomes the main backbone in Dead Space 2. - egnomac
It must really suck to be Issac Clark survive being torn to pieces by Necromorphs only to learn your girlfriend has been dead the whole time. - egnomac
I loved Nicole because A: Brennan is actually my name and B: She just one brave bada$$ girl who just was awesome
Guys like me don't get to be heros that's just awesome
This, should be number 1.
This game is an underrated masterpiece, and it has one of the best story telling in video game history.
The music, the dialogue, your partner is crying, and you left him, dying slowly, while saying your last words.
This scene is incredible, it's incredibly sad because the immersion in this game is excellent.
This game is the only game that made me cry, I assure you.
Best scene in video game history, and the most saddest of all time.
This was personally the first video game death that made me cry. Such an amazing game to follow it perfectly with an amazing scene as it was the protagonist's fate to leave the world to protect it.
I've seen it ten times and I still cry. The heart-wrenching dialogue and the now famous music, I Don't Want to Say Goodbye, make this death a really special one. Definitely should be higher than 30.
An amazing game and an amazing story. Probably one of the closest I've been to crying in video games.V 11 Comments
I think that Zeke, being Cole's best friend in the game, was the saddest I have seen yet (but I did not cry). What makes his death a bit more tragic is the fact that there was so much previous buildup, as to Cole going to save Zeke, and the fact that Zeke was such a great character. Zeke died for nothing, as the manslaughter continues, and Cole comments that he forgets about Zeke. It was pretty sad, and made me regret the evil side. To this day, I have not tried to go the evil path a second time in regards to this moment (and the fact that the good side gets you better powers, and I like the look of the Hero outfit).
Friend against friend... Brother against brother, even. Seemed to me they've been through so much, only for corrupted Cole to kill him. It isn't right, really. He stood against his friend, knowing full well of his power, if only to beat him for the greater good. How sad for it to end the way it had.
The part when he shot cole (which didn't have any effect on him since he has superpowers) then after that I was forced to kill him. That left me in tears I watched slowly as he sank to the ground with each shot and I couldn't take it anymore
I almost cried and I'm a grown manV 6 Comments
Piers Nivans was suppose to take over for Chris as the leader unfortunately fate had other plans, out of the the selflessness of his heart he allows Chris to escape choosing to remain behind R.I. P Piers. - egnomac
Piers is about to kill himself for Chris's life and all Chris wants to do is scream at Piers. - MyRockets345
Saddest scene in the whole RE series.. I cried a lot.. Piers sacrifice for Chris..
This was the saddest death in the history of video games! - Stagla1996V 5 Comments
The speech was what made it real... And the follow-up mission. The saddest part is just to imagine what was happening in the hideout during the hours before Ezio found his body.
This is the 2nd saddest death in any video game after Desmond Miles's death
Yusuf's death should be #1. Soap's and Ghost's death didn't show any emotion.
If you are enough of a monster to murder every lovable character or are just curious of the alternate ending, Sans' words right before he dies will be sure to make you feel sad and guilty for what you did to everyone you came to know and love throughout the game.
You can only fight the boss if you kill everything, and his death speech almost made me cry
This is the only death that rivals lee's in the walking dead.
When I saw this death I think I flooded the house with tearsV 3 Comments
Link plays the Song of Healing, a sad song already, while Mikau is given flashbacks to his long history and fades away out of his memories to his death as the song comes to a close. He was assaulted by Gerudo pirates and left to die on the shore at Great Bay, and nobody realizes that he has died
All of the listings in the top ten were good, but when this game came out I was like 11 so it hit a little harder for me not being able to separate video game from reality.
Needs to be in top tens, seriously.
The death is sad but also comical. - DawscrV 1 Comment
It's very sad when you play guilty spark cause Johnson dies. He was such a badass character in halo 2 and 3 and when he died it was really sad. Even if he didn't die he still would have never been seen again, what are the odd they would just bring him back in halo 4, they didn't bring back anyone else besides chief and cortana who also had a sad death. Anyways it was really sad when Johnson died cause he was so important. Halo reach also had the death of all the major characters.
Sergeant Johnson was one of the only people Chief has known for a long time and when he died I cried. Sgt. Johnson was one of Master Chief's only friends and he died a hero.
He was like an uncle to John, a crazy uncle that was so badass he could never die. But he did go out with a bang just as he wanted...
He was all the games in the first game he was just a soldier then in halo two he was a new main character. When he died I cried for 3 daysV 2 Comments
she was SO innocent and did not deserve to die! I was so extremly sad when she died and she was bleeding. Also the music. And the picture I seen of what she looked like in that japan book of silent hill on the aftermath of her transformation. It was super sad to me.
I remember when I first beat the main quest. I was just left with this bittersweet feeling. The Empire was safe but the Septim bloodline had ended and there was no heir to the Dragon Throne. You feel that the Empire you fought so hard for is going to crumble in a matter of years
He sacrificed himself for the kingdom he only ruled for a few days after the death of his father Uriel Septim, what do you expect from your king more than that?
May Akatosh mercy upon his vigilant soul. Hail Martin Septim. Death to Dagon and his cult! - Nord666
In a world without gold we might have been heros
Legions death was so sad he had to sacrifice himself so the rest of the geth could be more independent
This was the first time I had cried in a video game, next being Lee from the walking dead
I agree the only death in a game (along with Lee) that made me tear up
I am sorry he was a good man at work but behind locked door he was a bastard
He died for complete a caseV 2 Comments
So sad when Gamma realized who he is. When he set off to free his family it ends with the confrontation between him and his brother, and They both end up shooting each other. The music at the end is sad as well. - Shadsilvson11
The developers originally were going to have gamma shoot himself in the head but Sega said that would be too graphic. I cried too. I loved gamma and his quest for freedom and to save the animals
Its really sad and you see it coming after an epic battle against his brother he comes up to look at his dead body, at that moment I was shouting don't do it and you know beta will shoot him but you can't do anything about and to top it of the music it made tear up.
I watched a video of that scene again today, and now... 10 years after I first played the game? It still hurts.
No one even found out.
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