As video game narratives have grown stronger over the years, so has our bond to the characters in these stories. That’s why it’s so heart-wrenching/gut-punching when one of our favorite characters takes a walk into that beautiful sunset. People die in video games all the time, but these deaths caught us so off guard, they were instantly memorable. These are the 18 Most Shocking Deaths in Video Games.

In case you couldn’t already tell, there will be MAJOR SPOILERS ahead.

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