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Submitted by gulevski 461d ago | opinion piece

Five of the Worst Ways to Die in Video Games

"In a multitude of games, death becomes of us sometimes too easily. Sometimes it happened with stupid mistakes. Other times it is a ridiculous death after countless difficult trials, which only results in sending you all the way back to the beginning." | Explosion.com (Alice: Madness Returns, Altered Beast, Culture, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Team Fortress 2)

DragonKnight  +   461d ago
Camera deaths and the frickin' Souls series Lock On deaths are the worst in my opinion.
ZoyosJD  +   461d ago
Three letters: QTE

Dying in a QTE totally kills the build up, and tends to feel cheap when it happens on the introduction of a button that wasn't initially used.
adorie  +   461d ago
I agree. I hate to be at the mercy of QTE deaths. RE5 Professional, when that massive boss was chasing you all over the ship. WHat was it's name?Excella?
Y_5150  +   461d ago
I became a victim of that as well.
r21  +   461d ago
What? Does the author not get that Alice: Madness Return was part platformer :L It wasnt even that hard of a platformer!
oof46  +   461d ago
Dying after a long battle, right before a checkpoint.
greatcrusader44  +   461d ago
Was playing Demon Souls a few days ago and was in 5-2, got to the end and instead of going through the boss door I made a detour and found a bridge I could knock down to the beginning of the level, out of nowhere a guy knocks me off the ledge and I die without knocking the bridge down.

20min later I make it back to that spot, knock down the bridge, and proceeded to the boss which was insanely easy and didn't even need to use the shortcut.
Chaos_Raiden  +   461d ago
Dying in Dead Space 3 in Hardcore mode.
edonus  +   461d ago
Headshots out of no where

Team Ultra combo

In escort missions when you dont die but the escortee does for being a jack A$$. But you minds well should have died.

When you are trying to run away.

When you see someone across the board, shoot them with a distance to medium range weapon. They turn and start running and flipping at you with a shotgun, you continue putting 3-12 more shots in them as they run towards you.
Then with one shot they blow you a part.

I'm looking at you Gears of war judgement.
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HmongAmerican  +   461d ago
Fall of the edge in Demon's Souls.
Y_5150  +   461d ago
Killing yourself with your own explosive on accident would be my number 1! Funniest would be Drake jumping off the edge on Uncharted. :)
SegaGamer  +   461d ago
There is nothing worse than a glitch death.

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