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9 horribly embarrassing ways to die in a video game


Death by crate

Embarrassingly ending your life in: Modern Warfare 2

Alright, getting twatted from above by a plummeting care package is more hilarious than pathetic. But there’s no denying being bested by a cube filled with ammo is a pretty embarrassing way to be booted out of the union. We’d honestly rather get sniped ten times in a row by some camping 15  year-old wearing Battlestar Galactica PJs. Alright, so we don’t usually have much of a choice over that.



Death by cold

Embarrassingly ending your life in: Lost Planet

Wrap up warm kiddies, hypothermia is a killer. Even if you’re holed up in the cosy embrace of a massive killer mech. Lost Planet’s awesome robot killing machines might be able to see off skyscraper-sized insects, but they’re clearly no match for a cold snap. Fail to replenish the game's space pirate with thermal energy every 32 seconds and he can kiss that sweet mechanical ass goodbye. In hindsight, maybe they should have cut back on the alien-shredding guns a bit and installed a couple of hot water bottles.


Death by Topher Grace

Embarrassingly ending your life in: Spider-Man 3

What better way to have the last shreds of our tattered dignity obliterated than getting Spidey killed by a whiny That 70s Show reject? Not only is the Tophinator’s take on the once respected and feared Venom one of the worst film baddies ever, his horribly phoned-in performance in the game is like adding Tabasco to an already gaping, shameful wound. Hey, we had no beef with getting taken out by that fat dude who gets offed five minutes into Raiders of the Lost Ark in Spider-Man 2. But being murdered at the mitts of this rubbish, comically miscast actor is taking the piss in the almightiest and humiliating of fashions.

Feb 12, 2010


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45 comments

  • oryandymackie - February 18, 2010 11:25 a.m.

    'xboxrulez'? Sigh...I OWN an Xbox 360...........
  • oryandymackie - February 16, 2010 11:04 a.m.

    'wat u meen i fealed mi englsh esey?!!1! bil gaetes and mi beet u upp1 xboxrukez x' ;/ ;/ ;/ ;/; ;/; ;/; ;/; ;/; ;/;#;;';#; ;/l;];;l]/;l] ];]kl;' l;k]' ]l; ;';'';'lk'lkp.kjp,p,[pj,k[p,m,;,'m,m'p,[p,[;/ ;/
  • MaynardJ - February 15, 2010 11 p.m.

    Know what sucks? People picking on each other and their consoles in completely incomprehensible and offensive "English". I remember my most embarrassing death: in the first GTA game (where every driver nicely stops for you when you cross the road unless they're out to get you) I got run over. WASTED! No idea why, but it happened.
  • ps3pownagewitmgs - February 15, 2010 9:56 p.m.

    MGS3 IF YOU DIE BY A SPIDER YOU ARE RETARDED I HAVE NEVER ONCE DIED BY THAT IT KIND OF TELLS YOU WHEN YOU GET ALL YOU HAVE TO IS GO TO MENU AND HEAL YOURSELF GOSH PPL i AGREE WITH PSYCOWOLF XBOXES ARENT GREAT SUK THAT RED RING XD LOLZ BUT SERIOUSLY XBOX ARENT THAT GOOD
  • noobeater - February 15, 2010 7:07 p.m.

    haha most embaressing cod death for me was throwing a semtex thru a door as my teamate went thru and for some reason backed up into me as i screamed to him as i was running back, i was so pissed off
  • michelkeepertje - February 15, 2010 4:42 p.m.

    @xboxrulez Are you French or are you just retarded, cause you speak with a really weird accent. My most embarassing death was in GTA: San Andreas. I shot a cop, got chased for an hour, then when i thought it was all over, I treid to pick up a whore on my bike. I got hit by the police officer who followed me for an hour troughout the enitre map -_-"
  • rxb - February 15, 2010 1:25 p.m.

    GTA can cause angry fits, after nearly finishing a hard mission only to die by getting run over or hit by passer by. The second time I played MW2 I got killed by my own crete, it was kinda funny.
  • EJBSPEED - February 15, 2010 1:30 a.m.

    In Tomb Raider: Legend, you can be killed by a flying chair. In a QTE, no less.
  • joffutt88 - February 15, 2010 12:11 a.m.

    The first time my wife played Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, she was doing pretty well; however, once she escaped the Imperial Prison, she tried to swim across the lake directly outside of the sewer escape route. She drowned.
  • MaynardJ - February 14, 2010 8:40 p.m.

    And that's another 16 mistakes in one post (including missing capitals and grammar errors). If one can't express oneself in proper English, that's OK. If what one is saying is stupid and hateful on top of that, does that justify a ban? Maybe not the most embarrassing death but definitely my most frustrating one: DROWNING! Especially in a 16 bit Sonic game.
  • Cyberninja - February 14, 2010 4:55 p.m.

    i persona for the psp you can get killed by basketballs and toilets or a giant teddy bear and if you ingore xboxrulez he will go away
  • jar-head - February 14, 2010 3:52 p.m.

    I thought Cod MW2 had a challenge to airdrop a crate on the last enemy, as a game winning kill, has Anyone ever gotten that?
  • psycowolf - February 14, 2010 3:03 p.m.

    OMFGOW!! xboxrules go back to english class in preK
  • Mirako - February 14, 2010 1:27 p.m.

    Jesus go Xbox troll eh? I have been killed in GTA IV by a random man punching me after I had survived a huge explosion.
  • skynetiscoming - February 14, 2010 4:55 a.m.

    Killed a few team mates with care packages 'cus the spawn switched under my smoke lol. Anyone ever camp their care packages, it's the most embarrassingly unintelligent way to go.
  • linkganon - February 14, 2010 3:04 a.m.

    @Cwf2008, I think xboxrulez needs safari, it has spellcheck. another embarrassing death that's from modern warfare 2 has to be death/loss to a noob online and dying from a martyrdom, especially if you have a killstreak going.
  • NCGunnMan - February 14, 2010 2:43 a.m.

    It's kinda ironic that I just killed myself today with an care package.
  • D0CCON - February 14, 2010 2:37 a.m.

    And I managed to forget about dying by care package. Thanks GR. Most embarrassing suicide I ever had to deal with by far. At least there was a teammate there to steal (I mean, share) what woulda been my pave low.
  • AuthorityFigure - February 13, 2010 1:59 p.m.

    Death by jumping for a 1up is hard to swallow too.
  • iNSANE - February 13, 2010 1:29 p.m.

    You die off random things in GTA lol.

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