* A meta version of sorts, but when the Tokyo earthquake hit, Square-Enix decided to power down the Final Fantasy XI and XIV servers to save power for emergency services, and cancelled billing charges for FFXI players for a month to cover for the downtime.
* The ending to A Crystalline Prophecy. It was hard enough to keep it together when [[spoiler: Aldo and Mathilde reached out to Lil' Aldo]] but then "Final Fantasy" started to play and [[TearJerker oh god]].