Some moments come and go but some tragic scenes are forever.
Life is adorned with both happy and sad moments. Video games are no exception and while many things in a game could make you sad – like messing up a perfect run in Dead Cells or losing a ranked match – there are some really tragic scenes which stay with you for years. Let’s take a look at 15 of the saddest scenes in video games as examples.
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Rikiya’s Sacrifice – Yakuza 3
The very premise of Yakuza 3 – where Kiryu Kazuma is trying to prevent his orphanage from being destroyed – is sad enough. However, when Rikiya sacrifices himself to save Kiryu from a bullet, so many major emotional developments come to a head. Rikiya considered Kiryu to be his brother and his death caused the latter to cry for the very first time. Knowing Kiryu and the nonsense he’s been through, that’s saying something.