Oftentimes we don’t have to reach the end of the game we’re playing before we realize how terribly depressing it is. In fact, a lot of these games thrive off of the sadness of both its characters and us as players. Needless to say, this week’s Top 5 from Zoomin.TV has a pretty accurate title — these games played some very depressing melodies on our heartstrings.
- Goat Simulator‘s symbolism and story only make it weirder (and depressing)
- Realistic Mario shows you what happens when you start dropping through random pipes
- Link opens the same and door until he collapses from exhaustion in Nintendo – A Sad Story‘s dark metaphor