Top Ten Saddest Video Games

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61 Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter

I could literally not stop crying after the ending. It was crushing. All of the terrified Raposa characters we come to know from the series disappear forever when Max wakes up from his coma. To further rub it in, they play sad music while revealing that Max's parents died in the car crash, and that him and Heather were brother and sister. And then the credits end on showing Mari and Jowee as dolls won from the carnival. I am so surprised that this series isn't more well known, and it's cheerful cover art is probably the biggest facade of all. I've played Shadow of The Colossus, and wasn't remotely upset. I shed a few tears at the end of The Walking Dead, sure, but I honestly have never been so moved by a video game before. I truly see this as a masterpiece.

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62 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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63 One Chance

All the ending to this one are sad. Either you die, your family dies, your wife always dies, not sure about the daughter... And, like the title, its almost impossible to replay the game, so you have one chance.

This game is so sad when I saw markiplier play it to the end I also started crying

Such a sad game. Even sadder seeing Markiplier's reaction to the end.

How is this not higher up?

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64 Super Paper Mario

May not be the saddest game ever, BUT definitely DESERVES TO at least BE IN THE TOP 10!

Count Bleck's sad background makes him evil and unique

You it's good of a Mario game made you cry

Rip Count Bleck his death was too sad

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65 The Binding of Isaac

Not necessarily the saddest game out there, but definitely more so than "paper Mario" or "sonic". This game is dark... Your mother receives revelation from god that her son Isacc (you) is corrupt and must be sacrificed. Forced to escape into a basement full of nightmares, Isaac becomes deformed and scarred as he surpasses evil beasts and eventually must kill his own mother. Dark and slightly disturbing, this game's atmosphere is full of sadness. Nothing to be happy about here

This game is literally about child abuse. Isaac still loves his mother who is possibly schizophrenic and wants to murder him! He is always haunted by monsters and the only way to get rid of them is to cry! That poor five year old! He never even has any reason to be happy!

Isaac is just a little boy who means no harm and wants love from his mother, but even that is turned down. He is not a crybaby, he is just ignored and abused.

66 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? ).

67 The Beginner's Guide

The music makes the ending even that much sadder.

68 Fallout 4

Two sad things: 1. The fact of living in that world and having a stolen baby. 2.One ending. (2 sad 4 me)



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72 Max Payne

This game is amazing, regarding storyline I always felt bad for him

Really. He is a man who should be pitied for.

73 Corpse Party

This should way higher than it is right now I played this got into it so much I cried at most of the deaths

So emotional I will always remember this game, the feels hit hard

Mayu got rammed into the wall and exploded like a pul

74 Ori and the Blind Forest
75 Shadow the Hedgehog

Every time I see this game, it makes me a little depressed.

Yeah this game is a little depressing

76 Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)

The only thing sad about this game is it's existence.

I've never cried so much at the glitches..

I cryed when mepiles killed sonic

77 Assassin's Creed II

This game is so sad, imagine poor Ezio, everyone he loves dies, first his father is beheaded, so he escapes the city and goes to his uncle Mario. Then in brotherhood Mario dies too. I have the book Assassin's Creed Rennaissance (I suggest reading) and I cryed when his father died :( vote for this

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78 Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Menendez was really sad! For his sister. He loves his sister. That stupid Frank killed her. In that moment he could even kill Hudson.

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80 Yoshi's Story V 1 Comment
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