- Bencalypse mode can be seen as this. In this mode, you start out playing as Ben, who is now a zombie. In sharp contrast to the normal game, which has high energy music, crowds cheering and Ed running around in colourful levels, Bencalypse mode is much darker and quieter, with almost nothing in Ben's way other than harmless humans, and even then that oh-so-familiar "Press E to celebrate" prompt comes up. The whole thing is so somber and sad...
- The end of Level 23, where Ed reunites with Ben... and proceeds to devour him.
Tearjerker / Ben and Ed