First things first: "SPOILER ALERT".Taking the reins of the main character in a new game for the first time, you're never quite prepared for the emotional, sometimes life-changing journey you are about to embark on.
Taking the reins of the main character in a new game for the first time, you're never quite prepared for the emotional, sometimes life-changing journey you are about to embark on.
As we're with them every step of the way for potentially hundreds of hours, it's hard not to get attached to the likes of Link, Geralt of Rivia, Nathan Drake, and Master Chief, which is why it is sometimes so difficult to take when the game inexplicably kills off the main character at the end of the game.
They kill you, the player, in essence.
It's not just action/adventure games whose protagonists are at risk of an untimely demise either, with characters from all genres of gaming suffering the same unfortunate fate in the unsuspecting and quite literal hands of the player.
Of course, some of the victims are inevitably characters who we, whether by design or mere taste, do not care for and aren't sad to see shuffle off this mortal coil.
Most, however, we love; we collect their merchandise, wear their T-shirts and name our pets after them, which is why their deaths suck so badly.
Here are ten video games where YOU died at the end.