Video games are fun. They’re great outlets for dealing with stress, they exercise our brains, they provide a link to distant friends via online campaigns and co-ops, and most importantly, they stave off complete boredom. Every now and then, we get so into the storytelling of a game that we develop an emotional connection to the characters. And then…something terrible happens. Something so awful that we are left either screaming in wounded anguish or sobbing our eyes out. Or sometimes we are just left trying to pick up our jaws back up for reattachment. Here are some games that have kicked us in the feels and kept kicking us in the “vulnies” until the bitter end.