Top Ten Saddest Deaths In Video Games


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121 Carlos - Saints Row 2

Carlos' death was such a tragic moment in a usually lighthearted series. I was crying when the Boss had to mercy kill him and then when the scene was over, I swore vengeance on the Brotherhood.

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122 The Companion Cube - Portal

The Companion Cube would rather die in a fire than become a burden to you.

Euthanize your Companion Cube or the testing will not continue.

Euthanize your faithful Companion Cube.

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123 Alex Mercer - Prototype 2

This guy... was an all around badass... in fact I am pissed that they didn't make this #1! I cried so hard that he was dead I couldn't sleep... I mean, you take this Ezio look-alike... and you make him die like a dog, not a god, a dog... I hope in the third prototype you kill heller in front of his daughter, then kill Dana for betraying her own brother. but, this is the Mercer we've always known, he went out like a boss, his last words were the badassiest last words ever. "heh... Welcome to the top of the food-chain..." see you back at the top, Alex.

Mercer sucked as a character because his dialogue was crappy he kept complaining about the virus being a curse and in number 2 he rereleased the virus killed father gurruo and took Heller's daughter not to mention kill all of the evolved by consuming them but when Heller did kill him he also got rid of the virus completely and Dana also betrayed Mercer because he was evil so his death was not sad

I will always remember him in my heart as that lovable guy who tried to kill james heller but in the game you just have to kill him I just want him back Rip alex mercer

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124 Kate Marsh - Life is Strange
125 Bowman - Call of Duty: Black Ops

He just didn't deserve his death at all, so unjust for a great character like him. Even when he was being forced to play Russian roulette he didn't play by the rules

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126 Mary - Silent Hill 2

It wasn't so much her death, as her pleas not to die. Also being forced to leave in agony until her dying days.

127 Sniper Wolf - Metal Gear Solid

I cried the same way I did when I had to kil The Boss. I mean, the way she died, in front of the man who loved her makes it more sad

128 Trevor Phillips - Grand Theft Auto V Trevor Phillips - Grand Theft Auto V

It wasn't really that sad but the way he died was just so shocking and violent.

Please choose C, no one wants to see Michael or Trevor die because of Devin - Gtaisawesome2013

Please do us a favor and choose ending C if you choose ending A you will see one of the best Rockstar games Character die :(

He's my favorite story character ever

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129 Seiko Shinohara - Corpse Party

Killed by her best friend and STILL didn't hold a grudge. It's so sad. I cried when all her texts were being sent to Naomi.

She's so sweet and cute I almost started crying when she died she should be ranked higher

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130 Claire - Professor Layton and the Unwound Future

Only death where I ACTUALLY cried. Super sad, and Layton is a great person! He helps everyone and never disserved to see his love die.

The worst part is that he has to lose her twice...

SPOILERS FOR AZRAN LEGACY: I personally thought both Emmy's betrayal and Descole's death were more upset because Emmy kicks ass and Descole has one of the best voice actors in the series (Ii don't know who it is but I've only seen him in The Eternal Diva). Melina's death in that film was quite sad.

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131 Riley Abel - The Last of Us: Left Behind

One of the saddest things about her death, in my opinion, is that you know she is going to die because of the main campaign. Her final words and not actually seeing her death, yet knowing what will happen makes this sadder.

This is a very sad death that should have been more sentinmental and they shouldve shown what happened after they were bitten

132 Emile - Valiant Hearts

I don't know if this was just me, but I started sobbing uncontrollably when he died

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133 Sonic the Hedgehog - Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) Sonic the Hedgehog - Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Yet, he was being brought back to life by, dare I say it, getting kissed by Elise. (the Sonic 2006 haters are in shock and awe)

Seriously, people. It was just a simple kiss. They weren't "getting it on" or anything. Stop out.

134 Sif, the Great Grey Wolf - Dark Souls

I agree, I was so depressed when I read the lore about Artorias and Sif. What makes it the most sad is if Sifs health bar is low enough, he limps towards you, making you feel like total scum.

135 Desk Man - Five Nights at Freddy's World

Died from baby Thus started the sister location.

Are you serious right now? I mean seriously.

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136 The Gray Warden - Dragon Age: Origins

Dude, that was the first character, who I played, that died. I was teary-eyed, and... It was heartbreaking...

Well, this one is an optional case, it depends on how you play the game and which options you choose, you can accept the witch's ritual offer and survive the Archdemon or can send Alistair to die... But the Warden's death is so much painful. - Nord666

137 Illedan Stormage - Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
138 Kurow - Okamiden

In all honesty, this was the only scene in any video game I've played (and I've played a lot of them, mind you) that I genuinely cried at. Kurow was such a likeable character, and him being with you for a large portion of the game really makes you grow to care about him. In addition, his character arc is the largest and most compelling one in the game, and to see him die feeling happy to have lived and having committed a truly selfless act for the first time in his life, combined with the music and writing, makes this scene both genuinely sad and genuinely heartwarming, given the circumstances for his prior betrayal. All in all, this scene was, in my opinion, just perfect.

Okamiden's an excellent game, but underrated. Hardly anyone knows about Kurow's death. While your "main" partner, Kuni, ditches you early on, Kurow is with you more than any other partner in the game. He had a great personality and went through development, and you truly get to bond with him as if he was truly your friend. But then, he joined the dark side along with Kuni, and you're just asking "why? " But then near the end of the game he explains everything, that he was kinda born to die, but he was afraid of his destiny, so he ran away. But after seeing the resolve of people from his travels, he's willing to face his destiny. And it's not just Chibiterasu who kills him, you yourself, have to be the one to kill him. The story and the music in this game is brilliant, Kurow's an amazing character, and I still tear up when seeing his death scene. "Woohoo! What a rush! Ain't nothing gonna get in our way! "

Okamiden might be the cutest game ever, but this death scene really got the tears flowing. To those who haven't heard about this game, you should give it a shot. Like it's predecessor Okami, and many artists it wasn't really recognized until after it was already mostly dead.

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139 Cleon - The Warriors
140 Cliff Hudson - Dead Rising

Sure he tried to kill you but only becaue seeing his grand daughter die in front of him and hearing her scream was too sad for him that his mind reverted to insanity and as he lay there after defeating him he shows you a picture of his grand kids and reverted back to sanity and dies

When I played this I felt guilty for killing him in the end of the boss fight.

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