Top Ten Saddest Video Games

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41 Aliens: Colonial Marines
42 Valiant Hearts: The Great War

The ending is so sad. So no spoilers here but basically through character development, u get more immersed to the characters. The ending is perfect in being sad because of the music, letter, and other things (no small spoiler.)

Connecting you emotionally with the main character, then killing him off in the end with a firing squad ( not to mention the Walk of Memories), this is one of the sadder games I've played.

Most I have ever cried in any game, or movie. Truly a beautiful game about the great war and the stories of the soldiers.

I cried like a baby at an onion convention playing this game.

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43 Limbo
44 Gears of War 3
45 Bioshock Infinite

Once you understand the ending, you realize that even though it is happy, at the same time it is sad. Since no world exists where Comstock takes Anna away, Elizabeth never exists and never becomes the girl you get to know throughout the story. In essence she "dies", which was quite sad for me.

Elizabeth and Booker had complicated lives.

46 Yume Nikki
47 Portal 2

What is more sad than a mother letting her child go and sining a really sad song about it, PLUS having the only friend you'll ever know try to kill you, gets pulled into space and then you get abandoned in the middle of a wheat field. Well gets my vote.

Nobody is happy except the space core.

This is so sad. GLaDOS deletes Caroline and Wheatley gets suck into space and GLados says she will delete Chell and 3 innocent personality cores get sucked into space. The only thing happy about it was when the space sphere gets to live his dream in space. When Whealey desperately ye
Los grab me makes it even worse

48 Metal Gear Solid 2
49 Mortal Kombat (2011)

It's so sad that everybody dies

50 Super Mario Galaxy

The storybook. HOW IS THAT NOT SAD. I Don't normally tear up but I got emotional and when I said something to my mom about it I broke down. Absolutely sad. Rosalina doesn't Want to accept the fact that he mother is dead and says she wasn't out there I the stars all along, because she's sleeping under the tree on the hill. The music also ups the sad factior.

. It's heartbreaking! When Rosalinas mom and family is dead... it's so sad. Everybody says "Super Paper Mario made me cry ". How is that sadder than a young girl realized her family is dead? The music that plays adds the sadness. Then when Rosalina is talking to Mario about how she never expected all the trouble to happen when she was looking forward to travel with the Lumas. I started crying at that part. Then at the end when (SPOILER ALERT) the lumas put themselves in the black hole it's so sad. Especially when the young luma in Mario/Luigis hat comes out and waves goodbye with the sad music from Rosalinas storybook... So sad. I started crying. I'm not emotional during movies or games or anything. I don't start crying at sad moments (except I cried at the song The Moment I Knew by Taylor Swift). If you make a video game that makes me cry multiple times you made a sad game. It's so sad, but it's so good. Great but sad sad game.

Why is this not at least in the twenties that storybook literally involves a little girl coming to terms with the fact that her family died while she was gone

That moment when you got feels from an alive star being sucked in a black hole

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51 Kingdom Hearts

The only sad part of the game was when Sora killed himself to save Kairi, but that moment only lasted like 15 minutes. Awesome game though. - Alpha101

Soras sacrifice, the ENTIRE ENDING, and not to mention the numerous sequels...
For a Disney series its really depressing.

The part at the end where Kairi draws the paopu fruit gets me every time

The ending with Sora and Kairi being separated, and then the paopu fruit part... , the feels :'(

52 The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
53 Earthbound
54 Mario Party 7

Simply heartbreaking... Just thinking about it makes mes cry ;-;

The big twist at the end where peach kills Mario gets me every time...

Who put this on here? I don't understand...

tooo sad

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55 Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3

The ending was so bittersweet. Not to mention several parts before the ending that made me cry. Overall, a very dark, but beautiful game. Memento Mori... - Zeebs

The game was most depressing in that characters died for good, unlike in later installments where they were somehow brought back. The story became even more upsetting thanks to The Answer and Shadow of the Labyrinth, where the former shows how the Protagonist's death affected his teammates (Yukari, especially), while the latter had the P3 meet the P4 cast, only for all to forget their memories in the end (who ends a story like that? ).

56 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
57 Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster

How is this not here?! I cried for hours at this game's ending. - PlatinumTheHitgirl

Still the only game to make me cry

58 Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days

The Kingdom Hearts Series is overall one with sad moments, and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days has some of the saddest scenes of all, one of them when Xion chooses to sacrifice herself to save Sora over being with her best friends. And it is also depressing that Roxas and Axel don't even remember her.

/What really made me sad is that he doesn't even get to remember her.

This game was so sad when it reached the end. Having to see Roxas fight off Xion in the end and seeing her sacrifice herself. If you saw this and you didn't at the very least want to cry you're a soulless person.

59 Dark Souls

Save from the salty tears from your rage, this game has a pretty dark and depressing tone. Everyone is eventually cursed with a mark that turns them into mindless Hollows, the light in this world is slowly but inevitably dying, and at the end of it all, you fight the former shell of a heroic god who's gone mad after kindling the First Flame. - MKBeast

You are just a curse for the others and for yourself you fight to die and finally have peace

And many others from the other games in the Soulsborne series

60 That Dragon, Cancer

The game is based on the creator and his son, in other words real events and I can't imagine what the creator of this game would have gone through emotionally during the development of this game. I have never experienced anything like this before, and it fills me with nostalgia and grief I didn't know existed.

The entire game is sad. You read the description on Steam and it says that it's about the creators expierience with cancer. And then it reveals that it was actually the creators son who had cancer and the game is about real people. Saddest thing ever - Username123

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