History DrivenToSuicide / VideoGames

13th Feb '17 2:52:16 PM Onlythrice
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** Happens somewhat often in the ''Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney'' crossover. The alleged murder victim [[spoiler: Sir Newton Belduke poisoned himself due to the guilt of knowing the town's dark secret. Years before, his butler and adopted daughter Jean tried drowning herself after appearing to have accidentally killed her pet goat with magic.]] In addition, Espella is convinced that she's really the Great Witch who burned down the city 100 years ago, and tries to [[HeroicSacrifice have herself executed in a witch trial]]. [[spoiler: In reality, the fire was 12 years ago and her father faked the existence of witches to try to convince her that it wasn't her fault. When this is revealed, [[GoneMadFromtheRevelation she tries to throw herself off the bell tower]].]]

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** Happens somewhat often in the ''Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney'' ''VideoGame/ProfessorLaytonVsAceAttorney'' crossover. The alleged murder victim [[spoiler: Sir Newton Belduke poisoned himself due to the guilt of knowing the town's dark secret. Years before, his butler and adopted daughter Jean tried drowning herself after appearing to have accidentally killed her pet goat with magic.]] In addition, Espella is convinced that she's really the Great Witch who burned down the city 100 years ago, and tries to [[HeroicSacrifice have herself executed in a witch trial]]. [[spoiler: In reality, the fire was 12 years ago and her father faked the existence of witches to try to convince her that it wasn't her fault. When this is revealed, [[GoneMadFromtheRevelation she tries to throw herself off the bell tower]].]]
28th Jan '17 8:44:27 PM ChivalrousTigrine
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** At the very beginning you run into a man, who is trapped and his mask is broken, exposing him to spores. He begs you to kill him so he doesn't turn, whether you grant his request is up to you.
** [[spoiler: Tess gets infected and chooses to die in a blaze of glory, rather than succumb to infection]].
** You come across [[spoiler: Bill's partner, Frank who killed himself after getting bitten]].

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** At the very beginning you run into a man, who is trapped and his mask is broken, exposing him to spores. He begs you to kill him so he doesn't turn, whether turn. Whether you grant his request is up to you.
** [[spoiler: Tess Your partner, Tess, gets infected early on and chooses to die in a blaze of glory, rather than succumb to infection]].
** You come across [[spoiler: Bill's partner, Frank Frank, who killed himself after getting bitten]].



** Through letters you find in a sewer you learn the story of a failed colony that got overrun by infected. One of the colonists chose to kill himself and his kids to spare themselves from a fate worse than death. You find a message "they didn't suffer" carved into the floor near the bodies.

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** Through letters you find in a sewer sewer, you learn the story of a failed colony that got overrun by infected. One of the colonists chose to kill himself and his kids to spare themselves them from a fate worse than death. You find a the message "they didn't suffer" carved into the floor near the bodies.
28th Jan '17 8:42:01 PM ChivalrousTigrine
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* Kind of a fact of life in ''Videogame/TheLastOfUs''. Many people in the zombie infected wasteland you encounter choose to kill themselves than succumb to the infection. Just a few of these:
** At the very beginning you run into a man who is trapped and his mask is broken exposing him to spores. He begs you to kill him so he doesn't turn, whether you grant his request is up to you.
** Tess gets infected and chooses to die in a blaze of glory than succumb to infection.
** You come across Bill's partner, Frank who killed himself after getting bitten.
** Henry kills himself after crossing the [[DespairEventHorizon despair event horizon]] once he is forced to kill his infected brother.
** Through letters you find in a sewer you learn the story of a failed colony that got overrun by infected. One of the colonists chose to kill himself and his kids rather than being infected. You find a message "they didn't suffer" carved into the floor near the bodies.

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* Kind of a fact of life in ''Videogame/TheLastOfUs''. Many people in the zombie infected wasteland you encounter choose to kill themselves rather than succumb to the infection. Just a few of these:
** At the very beginning you run into a man man, who is trapped and his mask is broken broken, exposing him to spores. He begs you to kill him so he doesn't turn, whether you grant his request is up to you.
** [[spoiler: Tess gets infected and chooses to die in a blaze of glory glory, rather than succumb to infection.
infection]].
** You come across [[spoiler: Bill's partner, Frank who killed himself after getting bitten.
bitten]].
** [[spoiler: Henry kills himself after crossing the [[DespairEventHorizon despair event horizon]] once he is forced to kill his infected brother.
brother.]]
** Through letters you find in a sewer you learn the story of a failed colony that got overrun by infected. One of the colonists chose to kill himself and his kids rather to spare themselves from a fate worse than being infected.death. You find a message "they didn't suffer" carved into the floor near the bodies.
28th Jan '17 8:37:33 PM ChivalrousTigrine
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* Kind of a fact of life in ''Videogame/TheLastofUs''. Many people in the zombie infected wasteland you encounter choose to kill themselves than succumb to the infection. Just a few of these:

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* Kind of a fact of life in ''Videogame/TheLastofUs''.''Videogame/TheLastOfUs''. Many people in the zombie infected wasteland you encounter choose to kill themselves than succumb to the infection. Just a few of these:
28th Jan '17 8:36:45 PM ChivalrousTigrine
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* Kind of a fact of life in ''Videogame/The Last of Us''. Many people in the zombie infected wasteland you encounter choose to kill themselves than succumb to the infection. Just a few of these:

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* Kind of a fact of life in ''Videogame/The Last of Us''.''Videogame/TheLastofUs''. Many people in the zombie infected wasteland you encounter choose to kill themselves than succumb to the infection. Just a few of these:



** Henry kills himself after crossing the ''despair event horizon'' once he is forced to kill his infected brother.

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** Henry kills himself after crossing the ''despair [[DespairEventHorizon despair event horizon'' horizon]] once he is forced to kill his infected brother.



** Many many more. Part of a consequence of living in a ''crapsack world''.

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** Many many more. Part of a consequence of living in a ''crapsack world''.[[CrapsackWorld crapsack world]].
28th Jan '17 8:32:20 PM ChivalrousTigrine
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*Kind of a fact of life in ''Videogame/The Last of Us''. Many people in the zombie infected wasteland you encounter choose to kill themselves than succumb to the infection. Just a few of these:
**At the very beginning you run into a man who is trapped and his mask is broken exposing him to spores. He begs you to kill him so he doesn't turn, whether you grant his request is up to you.
**Tess gets infected and chooses to die in a blaze of glory than succumb to infection.
**You come across Bill's partner, Frank who killed himself after getting bitten.
**Henry kills himself after crossing the ''despair event horizon'' once he is forced to kill his infected brother.
**Through letters you find in a sewer you learn the story of a failed colony that got overrun by infected. One of the colonists chose to kill himself and his kids rather than being infected. You find a message "they didn't suffer" carved into the floor near the bodies.
**Many many more. Part of a consequence of living in a ''crapsack world''.
23rd Jan '17 12:58:37 PM Willbyr
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* [[spoiler:Kohaku]] in ''{{Tsukihime}}'' in Hisui's route. [[spoiler:The True End she succeeds. The Good End Shiki saves her at the cost of some of his lifespan.]] Either way, she points out that she has nothing left to live for anymore and did not really want to do what she did.

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* [[spoiler:Kohaku]] in ''{{Tsukihime}}'' ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'' in Hisui's route. [[spoiler:The True End she succeeds. The Good End Shiki saves her at the cost of some of his lifespan.]] Either way, she points out that she has nothing left to live for anymore and did not really want to do what she did.
11th Jan '17 4:10:37 PM infernape612
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** The ultimate fate of [[spoiler:Priscilla and Raven's parents, Lord and Lady Cornwell]] in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Fire Emblem 7]]''. For worse, [[spoiler:Raven believes they were murdered, thus fueling his {{Revenge}}.]]
** Also, it's hinted that [[spoiler:Ninian and Nils]] seriously considered killing themselves at some point, driven into despair after [[spoiler:being summoned, captured and hunted down by the Black Fang.]] Thankfully, they don't go through it.
** In [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Seisen no Keifu]], Alvis and Azel's father Lord Victor of Velthomer commited suicide when Alvis was a pre-teen and Azel was a little boy. [[PromotionToParent Alvis starts raising his half-brother from then on.]]

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** The ultimate fate of [[spoiler:Priscilla In ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Seisen no Keifu]]'', Alvis and Raven's parents, Azel's father Lord Victor of Velthomer committed suicide when Alvis was a pre-teen and Lady Cornwell]] in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Fire Emblem 7]]''. For worse, [[spoiler:Raven believes they were murdered, thus fueling Azel was a little boy. [[PromotionToParent Alvis started raising his {{Revenge}}.half-brother from then on.]]
** Several examples in ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Fire Emblem 7]]''.
*** The ultimate fate of [[spoiler:Priscilla and Raven's parents, Lord and Lady Cornwell]]. For worse, [[spoiler:Raven believes they were murdered, thus fueling his desire for {{Revenge}}.]]
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Also, it's hinted that [[spoiler:Ninian and Nils]] seriously considered killing themselves at some point, driven into despair after [[spoiler:being summoned, captured and hunted down by the Black Fang.]] Thankfully, they don't go through it.
** *** In [[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Seisen no Keifu]], Alvis the English version of the same game, the ending for [[spoiler:Karla]] and Azel's father Lord Victor [[spoiler:Barte]] mentions that [[spoiler:Karla]] dies of Velthomer commited suicide when Alvis was an illness. Afterwards her husband [[spoiler:Barte]] gives their child to a pre-teen relative and Azel was a little boy. [[PromotionToParent Alvis starts raising his half-brother from then on.]]kills himself.



*** In the ''Birthright'' route, [[spoiler: after the player defeats Flora, Felicia's sister, she sets herself on fire due to her sadness and guilt of double-crossing the Avatar.]]
*** In the ''Conquest'' route, [[spoiler: at the end of Chapter 25 of that route, Ryoma commits seppuku to prevent the Avatar from killing him. Unlike Flora, this counts as a HeroicSuicide, as he wanted to prevent Garon from executing the Avatar for not carrying out his order to execute Ryoma.]]
** In the English version of ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Fire Emblem: Blazing Sword]]'', the ending for [[spoiler:Karla]] and [[spoiler:Barte]] mentions that [[spoiler:Karla]] dies of an illness. Afterwards her husband [[spoiler:Barte]] gives their child to a relative and kills himself.

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*** In the ''Birthright'' route, [[spoiler: after the player defeats Flora, Felicia's sister, she sets herself on fire due to her sadness and guilt of double-crossing the Avatar.]]
]] Later on, [[spoiler:after accidentally killing Elise, Xander falls into despair and commits [[SuicideByCop Suicide by Avatar]]]].
*** In the ''Conquest'' route, [[spoiler: at [[spoiler:Takumi decides it's BetterToDieThanBeKilled and jumps off the Great Wall of Suzanoh.]] Later on, [[spoiler:at the end of Chapter 25 of that route, Ryoma commits seppuku {{Seppuku}} to prevent the Avatar from killing him. Unlike Flora, this counts as a HeroicSuicide, as he wanted to prevent Garon from executing the Avatar for not carrying out his order to execute Ryoma.]]
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]] The first example then posthumously bites the suicidal person in the ''ass'' when [[spoiler:the GreaterScopeVillain fully possesses his corpse and uses it as the FinalBoss]].
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In the English version of ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe Fire Emblem: Blazing Sword]]'', ''Revelation'' route, [[spoiler:Gunter attempts this after the ending for [[spoiler:Karla]] GreaterScopeVillain possesses him and [[spoiler:Barte]] mentions that [[spoiler:Karla]] dies of an illness. Afterwards her husband [[spoiler:Barte]] gives their child forces him to a relative attack the party, but the Avatar saves him and kills himself.convinces him to atone with his life instead of his death]].
11th Dec '16 9:50:39 AM JayTMax
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* In ''VideoGame/CampSunshine'', a survival horror slasher game, the supernatural killer's backstory eventually shows that [[spoiler: his father, Jacob, was forced to kill him a couple of years ago when he went on his first murder spree. Jacob was so distraught at this that he killed himself soon afterward]].
27th Nov '16 8:24:22 PM Pichu-kun
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* Ethan Mars from ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'' kills himself in three of his possible endings. They all require him to survive the main storyline but fail to rescue his son, Shaun.

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* ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'':
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Ethan Mars from ''VideoGame/HeavyRain'' kills himself in three of his possible endings. They all require him to survive the main storyline but fail to rescue his son, Shaun.



** [[spoiler: Sakura Oogami]], as a way to release herself from [[spoiler:Monobear's blackmail of her]] without having to murder any of her classmates.]]

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** [[spoiler: Sakura Oogami]], as a way to release herself from [[spoiler:Monobear's blackmail of her]] without having to murder any of her classmates.]]
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