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*** With low honor, [[spoiler:Arthur manages to retain his dignity in his final moments if he helped John because even if it was his final act, he managed to do something good with his life. [[DefiantToTheEnd He faces down Micah without flinching, calling Micah a fool]] [[NotSoDifferent for thinking they are somehow different]] before Micah [[BoomHeadshot shoots him in the head]].]] Averted if [[spoiler:low-honor Arthur goes for the money, however. His final moments are spent trying to crawl away before Micah finishes him off by knifing him InTheBack]].



--> '''Squad captain:''' "Blindfold?"
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*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabacr is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, [[SoreLoser does not accept his defeat]], [[WeWillMeetAgain and promises that their battle is far from over]].]]

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*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabacr is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, [[SoreLoser does not accept his defeat]], [[WeWillMeetAgain and promises that their battle is far from over]]. [[TheDragon Grabacr 2]], however, promises that he will haunt Razgriz for eternity.]]


*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabacr is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, [[SoreLoser does not accept his defeat]], [[WeWillMeetAgain and promises that the war is far from over]].]]

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*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabacr is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, [[SoreLoser does not accept his defeat]], [[WeWillMeetAgain and promises that the war their battle is far from over]].]]


*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabacr is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, [[SoreLoser does not accept his defeat]], [[WeWillMeetAgain and promises that he will return.]]]]

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*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabacr is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, [[SoreLoser does not accept his defeat]], [[WeWillMeetAgain and promises that he will return.]]]]the war is far from over]].]]


*** When Chopper’s plane gets damaged during the mission ''Journey Home'', his squadmates tell him to drop his plane off at the stadium and eject. [[spoiler: But because the ejection system was damaged, he can’t eject, and thus crashes himself into the stadium, with his final words being ‘I’m gonna miss that voice’, after [=AWACS=] Thunderhead calls for him to keep trying.]]
*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabarc is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are bFetter pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, does not accept his defeat, and curses the Razgriz that he will haunt them.]]

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*** When Chopper’s plane gets damaged during the mission ''Journey Home'', his squadmates squad mates tell him to drop his plane off at the stadium and eject. [[spoiler: But because the ejection system was damaged, he can’t eject, and thus crashes himself into the stadium, with his final words being ‘I’m gonna miss that voice’, after [=AWACS=] Thunderhead calls for him to keep trying.]]
*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabarc Grabacr is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are bFetter better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, [[SoreLoser does not accept his defeat, defeat]], [[WeWillMeetAgain and curses the Razgriz promises that he will haunt them.]]return.]]]]



** In ''VideoGame/AceCombat7SkiesUnknown'', [[spoiler: when the truth about Dr. Schroeder’s work is revealed near the end of the game, Ionela looks down at him with a loaded gun, and he fully expects her to kill him. [[{{Subverted}} She spares his life instead]], and convinces him to help put a stop to the war that caused so much chaos.]]

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** In ''VideoGame/AceCombat7SkiesUnknown'', [[spoiler: when the truth about Dr. Schroeder’s work is revealed near the end of the game, Ionela looks down at him with a loaded gun, and he fully expects her to kill him. [[{{Subverted}} [[SubvertedTrope She spares his life instead]], and convinces him to help put a stop to the war that caused so much chaos.]]


*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabarc is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, does not accept his defeat, and curses the Razgriz that he will haunt them.]]

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*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabarc is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better bFetter pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, does not accept his defeat, and curses the Razgriz that he will haunt them.]]



* In the DownerBeginning of ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'', if you choose [[ViolentGlaswegian Fergus]] in the SadisticChoice, he's all over this trope. [[spoiler:It turns out later on that he didn't actually die, [[FateWorseThanDeath but his brain was preserved by Deathshead to be used in a combat robot which serves as the game's pen-ultimate boss]].]]

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* In the DownerBeginning of ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'', if you choose [[ViolentGlaswegian Fergus]] in the SadisticChoice, he's all over this trope. [[spoiler:It turns out later on that he didn't actually die, [[FateWorseThanDeath but his brain was preserved by Deathshead to be used in a combat robot which serves as the game's pen-ultimate penultimate boss]].]]


* In the BadEnding of ''VideoGame/WingCommander IV: The Price of Freedom'', Colonel Blair is taken to his execution by firing squad.

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* In the BadEnding DownerEnding of ''VideoGame/WingCommander IV: The Price of Freedom'', Colonel Blair is taken to his execution by firing squad.



-->''"It's okay, Blazko. [[WarIsHell It's war]]. People die. My time's up, is all."''
* A rare {{mook}} example in ''VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown'' is the Thin Man interrogation scene. While all other aliens freak out in containment, to the point of trying to attack the robotic arms used in the procedure, this dude simply sneers contemptuously and approaches the glass, as if to say something. Then, the metal panel closes.

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-->''"It's okay, Blazko. [[WarIsHell It's war]]. war.]] People die. My time's up, is all."''
* A rare {{mook}} {{mook|s}} example in ''VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown'' is the Thin Man interrogation scene. While all other aliens freak out in containment, to the point of trying to attack the robotic arms used in the procedure, this dude simply sneers contemptuously and approaches the glass, as if to say something. Then, the metal panel closes.

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*** Before that, as he's struggling to keep Agent Milton's gun off his face, Arthur just shuts his eyes and waits for him to pull the trigger. He survives with [[DamselOutOfDistress Abigail Roberts']] help.

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* ''VideoGame/AceCombat''
** ''VideoGame/AceCombat5TheUnsungWar''
*** When Chopper’s plane gets damaged during the mission ''Journey Home'', his squadmates tell him to drop his plane off at the stadium and eject. [[spoiler: But because the ejection system was damaged, he can’t eject, and thus crashes himself into the stadium, with his final words being ‘I’m gonna miss that voice’, after [=AWACS=] Thunderhead calls for him to keep trying.]]
*** [[spoiler: In the final mission ''The Unsung War'', when Grabarc is shot down, he accepts his defeat with grace, acknowledging that the Razgriz are better pilots than he is. His partner, Ofnir, does not accept his defeat, and curses the Razgriz that he will haunt them.]]
** Ilya Pasternak in ''VideoGame/AceCombat6FiresOfLiberation'' launches a one man assault into the liberated Gracemeria to cover for the Strigon team’s retreat. When he’s shot down by Talisman, his final words are that his squadron has left the combat airspace, and thus they won.
** In ''VideoGame/AceCombat7SkiesUnknown'', [[spoiler: when the truth about Dr. Schroeder’s work is revealed near the end of the game, Ionela looks down at him with a loaded gun, and he fully expects her to kill him. [[{{Subverted}} She spares his life instead]], and convinces him to help put a stop to the war that caused so much chaos.]]
* ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedIII'':
** Charles Lee, the BigBad of Connor's story, [[spoiler:waits in a tavern for Connor to catch up to him, as both are severely injured and unable to fight or, indeed, run. He calmly shares a drink with Connor before the latter finishes him off with a knife, leaving him to "die in retirement", as happened in real life.]]
** [[spoiler:Desmond calmly accepts the fate that will befall him when he chooses to save the world. His penultimate act is to send his friends away so that they, unlike him, will survive.]]
* Early on in ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedSyndicate'', when Evie assassinates David Brewster, he displays remarkable grace not seen in many Templars during his CradlingYourKill moment, faithful that God will protect him and only lamenting that he couldn't finish his work.
* Implied in case of [[spoiler:the Songbird]] in ''VideoGame/BioshockInfinite''. [[spoiler:When Elizabeth transports it to Rapture, it first flails around violently, still trying to get to Elizabeth. But as it is crushed to death by the pressure of the ocean, its eyes switch from red to green and Songbird accepts its fate as Elizabeth comforts it in its final moments.]]
* A nameless engineer or technician of some kind gets this in spades in ''VideoGame/DeadSpace2.'' After being badly injured, he leaves a recording that shows him demonstrating how to use kinesis to tear blades off of dead necromorphs and impale others with them. He then says that he's going to bleed out soon, but he hopes that whoever sees his recording finds it useful.
* In ''VideoGame/FatalFrameII'', the folklorist Seijiro Makabe was imprisoned in Minakami village for the Cutting Ritual. The ritual involved choosing an outsider and subjecting them to cold-blooded torture as long as possible, before being thrown alive into the [[{{Hellgate}} Abyss]], to create a Kusabi. When Makabe learned that he was going to be used as the sacrifice, he felt pleased and honored to be allowed to participate in such a secret ritual. And his calmness in the face of the torture is what [[CameBackStrong turned him into the deadliest ghost in the game]].
* Multiple examples in ''Franchise/DragonAge'' series:
** If you decide to execute [[AntiVillain Teyrn Loghain]] in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' after defeating him in a duel of honor, he'll spend his last moments saying goodbye to his daughter and says that he can die in peace knowing that the Grey Warden is up to the task of stopping the Blight.
** In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'', if you kill [[spoiler: Anders after he blows up the Chantry, he quietly and calmly accepts it. If you romanced him, he will even say "I'm glad it's you."]]
** In ''Origins'', Wynne has good reasons to believe that her health is rapidly deteriorating and it is unlikely that she'll survive much longer than the defeat of the Darkspawn horde. If the Warden asks her why she's spending her last days traveling and fighting, her response is: "I will not lie motionless in a bed with coverlets up to my chin, waiting for death to claim me." And indeed, she doesn't. [[spoiler:In ''Literature/{{Asunder}}'', she finally dies after accomplishing what is declared impossible by the rules of the universe: bringing a dead person (namely, her estranged son's love interest) back to life]].
* ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'':
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'':
*** A House Redoran quest has you convincing another member of the house to do this via a duel to the death in the arena. He will almost certainly die (unless you aid him from a distance.)
*** In the ''Tribunal'' expansion, [[spoiler:[[PhysicalGod Tribunal deity]] Sotha Sil did this, according to [[BigBad Almalexia's]] rant]]:
--> ''"And Sotha Sil...he always thought himself our better, shunning us, locking himself in this hole. He spoke not a word as he died. Not a whisper. Even in death, he mocked me with his silence!"''
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]]'': At the beginning of the game, Emperor Uriel Septim VII who from the intro knows his death is coming. Even as his guards try to smuggle him out and save him, he knows they [[YouCantFightFate Can't Fight Fate]], so his last moments are spent giving instructions to the PC so that he might avert the consequences his death will have.
** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]''
*** When you encounter [[spoiler:Emperor Titus Mede II]] in the finale of the Dark Brotherhood quest, he tells you that he's long since accepted his fate, talks to you in a calm and friendly manner and is completely unimpressed by you trying to intimidate him. The only thing he asks of you is to kill the person who ordered the contract on him and he only asks you to merely consider it. Of course, this scene is something of a callback to the one from Oblivion above.
*** Whatever you think about Ulfric Stormcloak, [[spoiler:he faces his death at the hands of the victorious Imperial-aligned Dragonborn well. His last request is for the Dragonborn to deal the final blow. "It'll make for a better song", he says.]]
*** At the very start of the game, a Stormcloak prisoner fearlessly volunteers to be executed first and gives pithy insults to his executioners right up until he gets the chop. Ironically if he didn't do that and instead made a scene or tried to resist, he might have lived, as moments later Alduin turns up and attacks the camp, which allows the Stormcloak prisoners and yourself to escape in the chaos.
* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'':
** Dick Richardson, president of the [[TheRemnant Enclave]] and NonActionBigBad of ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 2}}'', is utterly devoted to his mission of wiping out every mutant (read: anyone who's not the Enclave) in the Wasteland so the "pure" Americans can retake America, and he'll tell a PowerArmor-wearing [[TheChosenOne Chosen One]] wielding a gatling laser right to their face that he's perfectly willing to die for his cause.
** In ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'', Benny despite being a [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder backstabbing sleaze ball]] the entire game, if he escapes the Tops after you confront him and is captured by The Legion and left completely at your mercy, he'll keep his cool the entire time, even chuckling at the {{irony}} if you decide to execute him with his own gun, [[KarmicDeath just like he tried to do to you when you first met him in the opening cut scene]]. He's also thrilled if you choose to face him the Legion's arena; House explains that before he "civilized" the Boot Rider tribe into becoming the Chairmen we know today, they would fight each other in honor [[DuelToTheDeath duels to the death]] to resolve disputes over things like leadership, which is how Benny became Chief.
** In his bad ending, [[ColdSniper Boone]], one of your companions chooses go on a suicidal RoaringRampageOfRevenge on the [[TheEmpire The Legion]], where he [[OneManArmy single handily kills so many soldiers]], he impresses [[BigBad Caesar]] himself, who personally appears before Boone, just before his execution by crucifixion. Boone's response? ''Spit tobacco'' in Caesar's eye without saying another word.
** In ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'', when Brotherhood of Steel Paladin [[spoiler:Danse]] discovers that he is a synth, an android that the Brotherhood is dedicated to eradicating, he willingly allows himself to be executed by you or Elder Maxson, so that the Commonwealth can be a safer place (At least in the Brotherhood's eyes.). Though if you don't want to let him die, [[VideoGameCaringPotential you can convince him to stand up for his right to live]].
* In the Unlimited Blade Works route of ''[[VisualNovel/FateStayNight Fate/stay night]]'', the final choice is between this, mixed with TakingYouWithMe, and desperately struggling like a frightened animal in a cage. You die and the game itself openly ([[HaveANiceDeath and hilariously]]) insults you if you choose to go with this trope.
** Assassin is a big-time believer in this trope, even stating outright that the best thing you can do when you're dying anyway is to be dignified about it.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII''. Rufus Shinra as he stands atop the Shinra tower, seeing lethal blasts from Diamond Weapon headed his direction. He does not so much as flinch, calmly awaiting his end.
** Though it turns out in ''[[Anime/FinalFantasyVIIAdventChildren Advent Children]]'' [[spoiler:he actually survived, making him even more badass than he was.]]
* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXII'', Judge Drace accepts her condemnation, knowing that Gabranth will take care of Larsa in her stead.
* In all routes of ''VideoGame/{{Hakuouki}}'' that get that far, Kondou Isami surrenders himself to the Imperial Army to allow his subordinate Hijikata to escape with the rest of the Shinsengumi. Hijikata tries to get him freed, but fails, and recounts to the other characters how Kondou asked for the right to commit {{seppuku}}, was rudely denied that right by his captors who refused to recognize him as a samurai, and responded by politely asking to at least be allowed to shave and going to his beheading with all possible dignity.
* In ''VideoGame/HotlineMiami'' and ''VideoGame/HotlineMiami2WrongNumber'' [[spoiler:Richter]] faces both their potential and actual death peacefully.
** In ''VideoGame/HotlineMiami'', [[spoiler:he calmly tells Jacket, whose girlfriend he was forced to kill, that he won't beg for his life, and instead [[PleaseKillMeIfItSatisfiesYou awaits Jacket's decision]]. Canonically, Jacket spares him]].
** In ''VideoGame/HotlineMiami2WrongNumber'', [[spoiler:he greets Richard, who [[MindScrew may be]] the GrimReaper, very calmly, and when told he is about to die, accepts his impending fate without complaint or fear]].
* Throughout ''VideoGame/LunarEternalBlue'', a primary antagonist has been opposing you at every turn, working towards bringing Zophar back into power. However, in your final encounter with him, you learn that he's secretly been opposing Zophar, who literally is supplying him with his life, and once he knows that the world of Lunar is in good hands with Hiro and company, he willingly accepts his death, fading from existence unmourned.
--> '''[[spoiler:Ghaleon:]]''' Are you watching in secret, [[spoiler:Dyne]]? These children ''shine'' with your light...
* Happens all the time in ''VideoGame/MassEffect3''. Right from the beginning things are looking really bleak and though preparations are running at high speed to attempt the use of an ancient super weapon, chances that the Reapers can be stopped are growing lower every hour. Complete annihilation of all spacefaring species appears inevitable, but everyone is taking it surprisingly well, keeping calm and doing whatever they can to slow down the Reaper advance as much as they can.
** [[spoiler:Mordin goes into a collapsing tower in order to cure the Genophage.]]
-->'''Shepard:''' I am sorry.
-->'''[[spoiler:Mordin]]:''' [[HeroicSacrifice I'm not. Had to be me. Someone else might have gotten it wrong.]]
** [[DefiedTrope Defied]] if Shepard shoots him. His death is messy and leaves the story arc on a distinctly sour note.
** Thane Krios was already terminally ill in the second game and if he survived he's nearing his end by now. [[spoiler:When Kai Leng attempts to assassinate the salarian councilor, he shows up and gets into an amazing swordfight. Because of his illness, the stab wound he receives is fatal, but he lives long enough for Shepard to visit him in the hospital as he dies in his typical calm manner, saying a prayer for Shepard with his last breaths.]]
** The Krogans are undergoing quite a substantial amount of CharacterDevelopment, to a great deal thanks to this trope. In the first two games they appear almost entirely as {{Blood Knight}}s who would rather die in battle than see their race succumbing to the long-term effects of a bio-weapon. Any battle would do. But faced with an enemy they can actually fight, they are much more disciplined and charge into entire swarms of Husks without hesitation or concern for their own safety, as long as it helps protecting their world.
** [[spoiler:Even the Catalyst, the one responsible for the Reaper Cycle, calmly accepts that Shepard has all but won at that point, and simply tells him his options.]] [[EpilepticTrees Maybe.]]
* Averted in ''[[VideoGame/{{Oddworld}} Oddworld: New n Tasty]]'' at the end of the game. [[spoiler: When Abe is about to be executed via meat grinder for his actions during the game, instead of being dignified or defiant, he instead thrashes against his restraints while crying and begging the Big Bad for mercy.]]
* While FacelessMooks simply fall over and die, there is no InstantDeathBullet for bosses in the ''VideoGame/MetalGear'' series. While some chose to go out with a bang, many other decide to face their final moments with dignity, making for some of the most memorable death scenes in video games. It also fits the series' highly pacifistic tone.
** Probably the greatest example is [[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3SnakeEater The Boss]], who is essentially taking this attitude for the whole game. She knows that she has to die, and it has to be at the hands of her favorite student and [[ParentalSubstitute almost-son]]. Not once does she ever break down over this, and at the end of their final fight, she peacefully hands her gun to Snake and, almost comfortingly, tells him to finish his mission.
* The fate of the Barrier Trio in ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}'':
--> The Barrier Trio strikes one final Barrier Pose! \\
It was spectacular.
* ''VisualNovel/{{Narcissu}}'' is mainly about the terminally ill Setsumi's wish to give her death meaning by dying somewhere other than the hospice or at home.
* John Marston in ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption''. After buying his family time to escape from government soldiers coming to kill John for his 'crimes', John takes shelter in the family barn before facing down a platoon of US soldiers and two Government agents, knowing full well he will be torn to pieces. [[DyingMomentOfAwesome But that's not to say he]] [[DoNotGoGentle went peacefully.]]
** In the prequel, ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption2'', Arthur Morgan, already stricken with tuberculosis and having a short time to live, helps John escape from Micah Bell and the Pinkerton gang and chooses to stay behind to fight them off while buying the Marston family time to flee and start a new life. In the High Honor ending, after having emerged victorious while getting wounded himself, Arthur, content that [[HeroicSacrifice he has sacrificed himself for the Marston family]], uses his final moments to relax peacefully and watch the sunrise, and to let nature take its course with his tuberculosis.
* Discussed in ''VideoGame/ResonanceOfFate''; after she saves him from being killed by [[spoiler: Lagerfeld]], Leanne [[AngerBornOfWorry tearfully berates]] Zephyr for [[DeathSeeker wanting to die]], telling him that if he ''is'' going to die, he should at least "die with courage."
* Eileen from ''VideoGame/SilentHill4'' walks steadily to her death towards the Giant Machine of Doom in the final battle against [[AxCrazy Walter]], but she's technically possessed. In the third game, Claudia goes willingly to her death, even though she's absolutely certain she's going to Hell.
* In ''VideoGame/TouhouMother'', [[PlayerPunch YOU]] have to do this at the end of the game, when you are robotocised by [[KarmaHoudini Porkey]] and the rest of [[VideoGame/{{Touhou}} Gensokyo]] attack you, thinking you are the last remaining enemies. [[TearJerker It is quite possibly the saddest moment in any fangame ever.]]
* Episode 6 of ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'' has a surprising one in [[spoiler: Furudo Erika]]. Previously the perfect example of SmugSnake, DefectiveDetective and LackOfEmpathy, by the end of the story she's been shot, is dying, and knows it. So she gets up [[spoiler: and challenges Beatrice and Battler one last time despite knowing she's going to lose and be erased, saying that as a villain she needs to die to the heroes dramatically.]]
* ''VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles4:'' When Colonel Walz is close to death, he says "So this is our last dance. One of us dies, and one walks away."
* In ''VideoGame/ValkyrieProfileCovenantOfThePlume'', rebellion leader Natalia turns herself in toward the beginning for execution, so that her troops will be spared. No matter which version of the chapter you're playing in, they end up being killed anyway, and her ally tries to rescue her. Whose side you picked determines whether he's successful or not.
* In the BadEnding of ''VideoGame/WingCommander IV: The Price of Freedom'', Colonel Blair is taken to his execution by firing squad.
--> '''Squad captain:''' "Blindfold?"
--> '''Blair:''' No.
** This is a running theme in ''Wing Commander:'' The good guys fight like hell to live but if they lose, they face their death with a stoic's resolve; the bad guys beg, plead, or if they can't escape, [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled take matters into their own hands]]. Chris Roberts definitely seems to approve of facing death with dignity.
* In the DownerBeginning of ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'', if you choose [[ViolentGlaswegian Fergus]] in the SadisticChoice, he's all over this trope. [[spoiler:It turns out later on that he didn't actually die, [[FateWorseThanDeath but his brain was preserved by Deathshead to be used in a combat robot which serves as the game's pen-ultimate boss]].]]
-->''"It's okay, Blazko. [[WarIsHell It's war]]. People die. My time's up, is all."''
* A rare {{mook}} example in ''VideoGame/XCOMEnemyUnknown'' is the Thin Man interrogation scene. While all other aliens freak out in containment, to the point of trying to attack the robotic arms used in the procedure, this dude simply sneers contemptuously and approaches the glass, as if to say something. Then, the metal panel closes.
* ''VideoGame/TheTalosPrinciple'': [[spoiler:The entire human race, or at least those working and communicating with the EL project. Unlike most apocalyptic stories there is no mention of riots or the collapse of civilization. Whatever plague was killing humanity did so at a rate where basic services and food were still available for a while and the internet was still functional. Once it became clear that the human race was going extinct, the logs of the project team are filled with stories of love, of what they'll miss, and the hopes of what might come of the project. One even comments on how in the last days the entire world effectively joined online to send as much data as they could to the Archive to preserve as much knowledge as possible for whoever found it. When communications did start breaking down, the logs turned into goodbyes as staff members either committed suicide peacefully, left the facility to be with their loved ones in their last days, or in Alexandra's case [[HeroicSacrifice died at her workstation trying to complete the Talos project]]]].
* In ''VideoGame/DarkestDungeon'', the FinalBoss has a OneHitKill that never fails, but which it will only use twice - and [[SadisticChoice you get to choose which hero it takes]]. Each hero will get a unique line when selected, and several of them fall under this trope. (Others, [[AintTooProudToBeg not so much]].)
-->'''Leper:''' [[HeroicSacrifice Spare the others. I am ready.]]\\
'''Highwayman:''' [[FacingTheBulletsOneLiner No way out, hmph.]] Let's do this.\\
'''Houndmaster:''' Steady, girl. If we're called, we answer.\\
'''Musketeer:''' All for one, and one for all!\\
'''Man-at-Arms:''' I go with a clear conscience. I've given my all.\\
'''Occultist:''' [[FaustianRebellion Finally, the face of my tormentor.]] Come, then.
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkBetweenWorlds'': [[AntiVillain Hilda]] -after realizing that her actions would lead to the very thing that her ancestors were trying to prevent- decides to face her world's demise with as much dignity and grace as she can muster... [[TearsOfJoy only for her to lose any sense of composure]] when Link and Zelda's SelflessWish restores Lorule's Triforce.

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