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1I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying

Sometimes, an emotional scene in a game can take us by surprise.

You know how it is. You’re just sat there playing a video game, something shocking happens – like a main character meeting a grizzly end – and before you know it there’s a little moisture building up in your eyes. It’s okay. You’re human.

There are some games, though, that seem to be made to make those who play them into blubbering wrecks. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a list of some of the saddest games ever made. If you can play through all these without feeling the need to shed a tear, you’re dead inside.

Spoiler alert: If you haven’t played these games, we may just give the story away. So, uh, read at your own peril. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

Editor in Chief // An avid gamer since discovering the wonders of the Acorn Electron in the '80s, Rich has nearly played more games than he's had hot dinners. Not one to put all his eggs in one basket, Rich is happy to play games of all genres, but he particularly enjoys racing games and anything that's full of non-stop action, especially if it includes a good dose of humour, horror or crudeness!