The most emotional scenes in video games, according to Reddit

The most emotional scenes in gaming, voted by Reddit users, with Final Fantasy IX, Nier: Automata, and The Last of Us leading the way.

The most emotional scenes in video games, according to Reddit
Published by Ethan @ PC Game Spotlight 9 months ago


The most emotional scenes in video games

The most emotional scenes in video games are what really tug at your heart strings. Whether it’s the death of a character, a beautiful moment between friends, or a shocking twist, these moments really get to you – and others, as we’ve found out from the people who spend their lives playing video games.

We’ve pulled together some of the most emotional moments in games, as voted for by the people on Reddit. We’ve got everything from the heartbreaking deaths in Dark Souls and Red Dead Redemption, to the emotional conversations between characters, and everything in between. We’ve also included some of our own personal picks, as well as links to some of the best PC games you can play right now.

Here are the most emotional scenes in video games:

Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Titanfall 2, and Red Dead Redemption 2 are just some of the games listed in this Reddit thread, with users commenting on how certain moments made them feel. The connection between Sif and Artorias in Dark Souls is brought up multiple times, as is the emotional ending of To The Moon.

There are also multiple mentions of Metro Exodus, Mass Effect 3, and Nier: Automata – all games that have fairly emotional endings. Other games mentioned include Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and Half-Life 2: Episode 2, which both have impactful moments within the games.

As you’d expect, there are also several mentions of Final Fantasy IX and X, with the emotional endings to both games being highly regarded. We’ve also included some games that have emotional scenes rather than endings, with The Last of Us, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, and To The Moon all making an appearance.

There are so many games out there with emotional moments, but here are some more specific mentions for games that have had a significant emotional impact on players:

Ghost of Tsushima, A Plague Tale: Requiem, and Final Fantasy XV are just a few of the games listed in this massive Reddit thread, with users talking about specific, emotional moments in games like Spider-Man, Portal, and God of War 2018.

We’ve also listed a few more emotional games, as well as some of the best PC games you can play right now.

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