It’s not enough for bosses to smack us around or toy with us throughout a story. No, some bosses must have a flair for the dramatic – a talent for emerging out of nowhere and taking us completely by surprise. Let’s take a look at 15 shocking boss reveals in video games.
Spoilers abound so be warned.
Queen Reyna – Gears 5
We knew going into Gears 5 that Kait would be trying to exorcise her inner Locust. What we didn’t know is that she would succeed and that Reyna, her mother, presumed dead at the end of Gears of War 4, would re-emerge. Sure enough, Queen Reyna took control of the Locust, raged against the COG and even took Del or JD away to cement her evilness.