[52 Weeks Challenge] Week 8 – Saddest scene

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Tired of the 30 days game challenge? Enjoy my own personal revisitation of a classic challenge! Instead of 30 daily posts that fill an entire month, this challenge is more diluted in time and it will cover all the year 2018. 52 weeks, 52 questions to understand who’s the person behind this blog. Me!

Week 8 – Saddest scene

This is not of my topics since most of the games I’ve played were platformers or FPSs where all the persons I’ve killed were aliens or assholes, so there was nothing to cry about. However I’ve seen, even though not directly played, very sad scenes, especially in the last decade since some of the games released have a more dense plot with scees that are specifically designed to make you cry.

Don’t mind the featured image, even though it’s the saddest scene I’ve seen in a cartoon in the last years (I still can’t help but cry like a baby just looking at the picture, let alone the video…)

One of the saddest scene I’ve seen in a video game is from The Last of Us, an horror themed adventure released in 2013 for PS3 and the year after for PS4. Unfortunately is not a game I will most likely play soon since I don’t have a PS3 nor a PS4. I’m planning to get a PS3 when I’ll find one cheap enough, but the PS4 is still our of my price range.

In The Last of Us there’s one scene that really broke my heart and is Sara’s death, just in the arms of his father. Even now, after seeing it a thousand times it still makes my heart break and I still have to skip it.

Take a kleenex and brace yourselves:

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. kmerrill8276 says:

    The ending of Metal Gear Solid 3.

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  2. pick3dlast says:

    This scene didn’t even cross my mind! I’m surprised I haven’t heard anybody say anything about Final Fantasy yet.

    Mine isn’t really sad, or maybe it is, but not in a bad way. Bioshock Infinite.


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  3. I nominate the end of Forest Temple in Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. While I can appreciate that the Metal Gear Solid series has a lot of effective sad cinematic scenes showing emotional pain, betrayal and courage, I felt much more sadness watching this scene. The Forest Temple is the first temple after Link becomes an adult. It is entered after the player realises that Hyrule, including Link’s childhood home, has fallen into despair and become filled with threatening monsters. Link follows Saria, his best friend, into the temple and, seemingly, sees her on her journey to the boss. After completing the temple, Link meets Saria again, who tells him that she is a sage and excitedly tells him that she will help him in his quest to defeat Ganondorf, but can no longer live in his world. Afterwards, the screen goes white, with Navi hesitantly telling Link “Saria will always be… your friend…”. This feels sad for a lot of reasons, the realisation that the world has been overcome by evil, the loss of an old friend, the responsibility of being a hero, the end of safe childhood and entering an uncertain adult world.
    Would you play The Last of Us? Do you still feel sad despite not being involved in the story beforehand?


  4. The corridor scene in Silent Hill 2 where Mary is narrating the letter. Destroys me everytime

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