#1 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

Name a game that you found to be brutal. So violent and disturbing that it made you kinda cringe. It can be any game that you found to be graphic.

#2 Posted by Shirogane (3576 posts) -

Well....Soldier of Fortune 2 made me want to throw up after a while, though i'm not sure if that was really the violence or if it had a bad FoV or something.

#3 Posted by Morrow (1829 posts) -

Dead Space 2. Never played it, but watched a video of all the possible death scenes on YouTube.

#4 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

@Morrow said:

Dead Space 2. Never played it, but watched a video of all the possible death scenes on YouTube.

LOL! yeah Issac doe's get fucked up badly in his death scenes. Like the one where he stabs his eye.

#5 Posted by Ramone (2967 posts) -

The eye in Dead Space 2 was so bad, I could feel my skin crawling.

#6 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

In general for me its kinda hard to make me cringe. The only times that I can think of would have to be horror games. I love to play survival-horror games and I'm a fan of the genre. So I'm use to seeing alot of graphic stuff.

#7 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8699 posts) -

Witcher 2 has some sick executions.
I mean, he's got a sword but yet he insists on flipping it and burying the hilt in your neck. Ouch!
 
Mortal Kombat 9 had some sickening hits as well, not to mention the x-rays.
  

#8 Posted by SexyToad (2760 posts) -

In MW2 you shoot up a airport full of people.

#9 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

@TaliciaDragonsong: I remember pulling off a few of those X-Ray attacks. They was so beautiful to witness.

#10 Posted by ShaggE (6459 posts) -

Game violence doesn't really bother me, but a few of the deaths in Waxworks stuck with me for awhile.

#11 Posted by ProfessorK (824 posts) -

Time Killers in the arcade, MK1 when I was younger. But yea, Dead Space 2, sheesh.

#12 Posted by Cold_Wolven (2220 posts) -

Darkness 2 was probably the most brutal I've seen in a video game with all those execution moves, next to that I'd say Manhunt.

#13 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

At the moment the game I'm currently playing is Silent Hill: Downpour. Its the reason why I made this topic. Even though the puzzles in the game drives me to insanity and makes no fucking sense. I enjoyed walking around the town beating the shit out of monsters. I like how in downpour they took the best aspects in the previous Silent Hill games and put it into one.

Even though I enjoy the game. If this had a bigger budget and better combat system. It would have turned out to be truly amazing.

#14 Posted by RWBladewing (118 posts) -

Game violence doesn't really disturb me because it never feels realistic to me regardless of graphical quality. (On the other hand, good voice acting can make me completely unable to take the "evil" path in a game because I feel too bad about killing those characters). Regardless, Noob's "Wishbone" fatality from MK9 and the finishing move from Assassin's Creed 2 where you impale the enemy from their collarbone to their groin are definitely "ouch" moments.

#15 Posted by IkariNoTekken (990 posts) -

No game ever has made me cringe and probably ever will. It has to be real for it for effect me.

Don't care what anyone else says, turn the filters off in Manhunt 2 and you have the most violent game ever released on the market. Very graphic and just listen to that superbly sickening sound design; slashes, cries, screams, gurgles, it's fucked. Yet, surprisingly I find it fascinating, not sickening. I give props to Rockstar for getting all that crazy shit in Manhunt 2.

Watch and enjoy.

#16 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

@IkariNoTekken: Hell Yeah! Manhunt was hardcore brutal. If anyone wants to truly fucks someone up manhunt is the way to go.

#17 Posted by familyphotoshoot (653 posts) -

Unfortunately I was one of those kids who thought he was super edgy when they were a teenager and I spent my young adulthood online on sites like Ogrish and StileProject (before it became a porn video host and was still a shock-site) and mostly desensitized myself to violent stuff. After seeing so much real-life shit, video games tend not to phase you.

I'm not trying to brag about looking at all that horrible stuff or anything, just stating facts. I regret most of it actually, but what's done is done.

#18 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

@familyphotoshoot said:

Unfortunately I was one of those kids who thought he was super edgy when they were a teenager and I spent my young adulthood online on sites like Ogrish and StileProject (before it became a porn video host and was still a shock-site) and mostly desensitized myself to violent stuff. After seeing so much real-life shit, video games tend not to phase you.

I'm not trying to brag about looking at all that horrible stuff or anything, just stating facts. I regret most of it actually, but what's done is done.

I seen alot of nasty disturbing stuff online too. I have a friend who showed me the most disturbing site I ever seen, and that is called crazyshit.com. That site has some of the most fucked up things I ever seen.

#19 Posted by Stonyman65 (2712 posts) -

Some of the MK8 stuff was pretty gnarly. As far as the whole game though, I think Manhunt was pretty messed up.

#20 Posted by TobbRobb (4654 posts) -

Manhunt 2... The only old Violent game that still is cringe worthy. I remember being amazed but Soldier of Fortune, but that was ages ago. Same for God of War, both those series lost it I think, or I outgrew it. Who knows.

For more current games, I'd definitely say Darkness 2 and Dead Space 2 are really fucking graphical and MK9 ofcourse, but I can't take that game seriously. Everyone reacts to Noobs Wishbone the first time they see it though. XD

#21 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2721 posts) -

Max Payne 3 is up there.

#22 Posted by Xymox (2088 posts) -

Nothing, really. I did however looked away once. As in, I move the mouse upwards to hide what happened, which is funny since I'm perfectly okay with splatterfilms and in general I'm very desensitized with blood/gore/horror stuff.

Scene in question was the opening to Skyrim. No, seriously.

Wait... Actually... Even though I was just a kid at the time, Phantasmagoria and the :

Scene with the guillotine chair and the blade cutting through her head. That shit was way too graphic.

Huh. Starting to see a pattern here.

#23 Posted by BlueLantern1995 (102 posts) -

God of War 3...you watch a boss fight and blood is everywhere on the screen.

#24 Posted by Tsoglani (585 posts) -

I must agree with a few others when I say Manhunt; in terms of impact that violence was crazy. God of War (the first one and 3) mainly due to the surprise of watching such a brutal game and the way Kratos slices the guts of the centaurs and the innards just slide out.

#25 Posted by GunstarRed (5194 posts) -

I think the newest MK is kinda fucked up in places, but it's cartoon gore and that seems ok, same with things like gears. But God of War 3 came across as really distasteful in its violence. I found it unsettling in ways I really was not fond of.

#26 Posted by EVO (3913 posts) -

I second God of War III. Some of the kills in that are fucking brutal.

#27 Posted by Witzig (327 posts) -

I thought Brothers in Arms Hell's Highway's combat was fucking brutal.

#28 Posted by Klei (1768 posts) -

Manhunt 2 for its credible brutality. God of War 3 for the finishers.

#29 Posted by TwoLines (2811 posts) -

God of War 3. Senseless violence, he's killing those guys left and right, and in such horrible ways too. Ugh.

#30 Posted by bemusedchunk (692 posts) -

Silent Hill series.

And General Custards Last Stand.

#31 Posted by believer258 (11927 posts) -

The Darkness 2 demo shocked me at first, but then I found myself trying to wishbone every motherfucker I could.

Also, the only time a video game has really made me cringe anytime recently is Dead Space 2's eye scene. I failed it the first time.

#32 Edited by BBAlpert (1478 posts) -

There was an old Dragon's Lair-like game called Braindead 13 that had cartoonish, but unexpectedly gruesome death scenes. One that sticks out in my mind (I don't know if it's in the videos) is a very simple one. A bad guy sneaks up behind your character and whacks him in the back of the head with a mallet. Your character's skull pops right out of his mouth, and his now empty head just deflates. No blood or anything, but holy shit.

#33 Posted by adam1808 (1504 posts) -

Max Payne 3. For some reason that game realised violence in a way that other games haven't. It's not so much the gore but the detail in which bullet wounds are depicted. Really got my teeth on edge. The effects they used for bullet impacts especally.

#34 Posted by Emperor_Jimmu (249 posts) -

The figurative violence of Defcon is affecting in a way that graphic violence isn't. That said CoD: World at War made me through up, but I had been spiked with LSD.

#35 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

That one scene in Spec Ops: The Line. Kudos to whoever modeled that area.

#36 Posted by Inkerman (1451 posts) -

'splosion Man fucking got to me. I haven't played it (and I won't) but just watching the Quick Look of it nearly made me vomit. I have no idea why, maybe because the scientist's turned into literal pieces of meat, which I also associate with food. Also just generally seemed way brutal.

#37 Edited by Supercancer (183 posts) -

@Emperor_Jimmu: Agreed with Defcon. Just hearing random crying in the background was surprisingly eerie

The STALKER games are probably the only ones to get an actual reaction out of me. I remember in Call of Pripyat where there will just be some guy curled up in a fetal position, crying in pain, and some rival faction member will just walk up and shoot him in the head. There was just something about it that freaked me out.

#38 Posted by LiquidPrince (15952 posts) -

I feel I've become slightly desensitized to video game violence (not real world, just video game). So something in video game world has to be real brutal for me to cringe. The only thing I can think of in recent years was from God of War 3 where you were bashing Hercules's face in.

#39 Posted by CosmicBatman (317 posts) -

I have played a lot of violent games but this one is just stupid.

#40 Posted by falserelic (5437 posts) -

@CosmicBatman said:

I have played a lot of violent games but this one is just stupid.

LOL! I loved the violence in that game.

#41 Posted by PrivateIronTFU (3874 posts) -

It's probably not the most graphic I've ever seen, but Max Payne 3 has, at least for a videogame, the most realistic depiction of bullets entering your body. Therefore, it's the most disturbing to me.

#42 Posted by gaminghooligan (1447 posts) -

Max Payne 3 has some pretty gruesome moments.

#43 Posted by OneKillWonder_ (1749 posts) -

Video game violence has never bothered me. In fact, I quite enjoy it. However, there's a scene in The Suffering: Ties That Bind when you walk into an apartment seconds after a guy kills himself via shogun to the face. You walk into the room and see him on the floor. There's just a big gaping crater where his face used to be, with one eyeball still on the stem sticking up, twitching with blood spurting out. I always found that to be fairly disturbing and it's stuck with me ever since I played that game.