10 Fan Theories That Make Your Favourite Video Games Super Depressing

No ending is ever too happy to tear apart.

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The world can be a pretty dark and depressing place. Luckily, we have better things to do than pay attention to it, like playing video games.

Oftentimes, games offer us an escape into bright and colourful landscapes - places where good people always come out on top and make the world a better place for everyone. There's no better feeling than finishing the game as a hero, knowing that thanks to you, the day is saved and sunshine has returned to the land.

However, we're also a bitter and cynical lot, and so we're always suspicious of a happy ending, constantly searching for a notable tear that can rip away the saccharine facade and reveal the darkness underneath.

Indeed, it's always fun to read someone else's take on a particular title. They provide a new perspective on some of our favourite stories, turning simple tales of good vs. evil into tragic stories of loss and failure.

Whether they're true or not, people have invested a lot of time and effort looking into these theories, and some of them can really make you think about what you're seeing on the screen.

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I was just a mild-mannered NCTJ accredited journalist until one day I found out the truth... that I could share my nerdy ramblings with people on the internet! It's just like mumbling to myself on the train, but without all the strange looks.

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