As much as the theory that violent video games make people more bloodthirsty is a total myth, it's undeniably true that a lot of gamers crave a spot of gore here and there.
Much like violent TV and films, seeing your daily dose of grot in a fantasy world lets you get the adrenaline pumping without even having to leave the house. Which is a real blessing, even if the sheer scale of it all does make you wonder if anyone has checked the creative team's basements recently for skeletons.
And the blessing of video games is that creators have a lot more free room to get as ridiculous as they want with their violence. While other mediums have to focus on fights being short and fitting the plot, some franchises actively make ridiculous combat moves because they know you'll love it - even if it's in no way realistic.
Whether its ripping someone's organs out, giving them botched plastic surgery, or just drowning them in a used toilet, there is literally no end to the weird, wild and absolutely brutal moves developers have dreamt up over the years. It's the most messed up blessing of all.