Top Ten Saddest Video Games

Ever played a game that made you cry all the way through? Then you might find it here.

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81 Mortal Kombat X
82 Yoshi's Story

This game has PERMADEATH!?!?! - Mariomaster63

83 Kirby: Planet Robobot

Depressing when Haltmann's first daughter dies - Mariomaster63

84 Chrono Cross
85 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

"Link's Awakening" is sadder in my opinion, but Ocarina of Time should have a higher spot than some games on this list. After forfeiting your childhood to go on an adventure to save the world, your reward is that you must give up your only friends and loved ones, revert to childhood, and leave the land. (You then end up in Termina in the next game, which is an extremely sad place to be). I guess saving the world is a happy ending, but Ocarina of Time still gets me in the feels.

I can't believe this isn't on the list. SPOILERS The ending to this game when you have to hand the ocarina back to Zelda and navi leaves you. 😭

86 Superman 64

This is the saddest game ever made. You can tell before you even start when you see that the guy who even recorded the demo can't get through the damn rings! - Username123

87 The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon

The game wasn't all that good, but sad still

88 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
89 The Shivah

Rabbi Stone's philosophical remarks, along with the extremely sad soundtrack, make this the saddest game I have ever experienced.

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90 Assassin's Creed: Revelations
91 L.A. Noire
92 Transistor

How is this not here!?

93 The Order: 1886
94 Okamiden

The ending of this made me cry, and I don't even cry at the usual real-life sad things! It's just so sad, seeing a valued party member die (not to mention he's everyone's favorite). The ending really gets you, more so because they reference what the ending might be at nearly the beginning of the game! Of the few video game endings I've cried at, this one takes the cake. (P.S. Even the spoilers don't prepare you for that moment! )

I was crying for days because of the ending

The ending is truly heart-wrenching.

95 Xenoblade Chronicles
96 Emily is Away

Jesus Christ,this game puts you in the shoes of a teenage boy trying to win the heart of Emily over windows I'm and despite any choices you make to change the outcome, you always lose, there is no happy ending, it's simple but hits those feels...

This is the game I was hoping to see, how is it 100th?

Damn,this game was really depressing.Took me a while just to get over the fact that I lost a girl who wasn't even real... But,you can play it if you want that 2000's feel.

97 Xenogears
98 Okami

I originally hated Waka,but I got hit by the feels at the end :C

99 Left 4 Dead 2
100 Tomb Raider: Underworld
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