• michiyo-sentakubunya - May 15, 2014 10:04 a.m.

    Serah Farron in Final Fantasy 13-2. The girl who Snow fought fate to save all the way through the first game. The girl who herself fought fate to be reunited with her sister. DEAD before she even meets back up with her sister. DEAD before she gets to be married to Snow (who'd been her fiance since the start of the first game). DEAD before she finds out that the world is going to end in 500 years at least in part due to her actions. I think this is even more heartwrenching than Aerith's death in FF7 could have been. Serah was a major character for 2 full games FULL of character development before she died. Aerith was in what? half a game before she died?
  • lordshinjuku - May 15, 2014 9:40 a.m.

    Resident Evil Bravo team members Richard Aiken, Enrico Marini. You find them alive run around to find specific supplies to heal them only for them to die anyways. Not that Richard would wont to survive with those giant holes in his body.
  • automatonxtinct - May 15, 2014 5:40 a.m.

    "It speaks volumes that most just accept this narrative kick in the teeth without bothering to point out that a quick application of Phoenix Down would render her healthy as a horse in a matter of seconds." Who are you kidding? EVERYONE pointed that out.
  • AwkwardLoser - April 18, 2014 7:57 p.m.

    Why would you put Carely and not mention Doug? His situation is exactly the same as hers. Not trying to be a jerk just saying I really liked that character and he seems to be ignored by fans.
  • luke-perryman - April 18, 2014 3:56 p.m.

    Deckard Cain in Diablo 3? He should be on this list too...
  • g1rldraco7 - April 17, 2014 5:21 a.m.

    How depressing :(
  • marcus-manley - April 17, 2014 4:35 a.m.

    I thought that Jenny wasn't completely gone since she makes an appearance at the end of the second game
  • GoldenEagle1476 - April 17, 2014 5:06 a.m.

    She's not gone but she's certainly dead; her soul is trapped in hell, or the darkness, the entire game.
  • macrm32 - April 16, 2014 3:12 p.m.

    A correction, in case no one mentioned it already: it's Aerith, not Aeris.
  • GOD - April 16, 2014 9:14 p.m.

    Aeris is technically right, although I'd recommend just googling it for an explanation....
  • macrm32 - April 16, 2014 11:02 p.m.

    If I recall correctly, Aeris was a mistranslation. For what I understand, her name in japanese is Earisu, which is supposed to be the japanese pronunciation of the English word "Earth". The japanese -su sound can be translated as either -s- or -th, and I'm guessing that because Aeris sounds better, the translator went with that one at the time. However, the developers have stepped forward and confirmed it's meant to be Aerith, so much so that in Advent Children and Crisis Core that's how her name is written/pronunced.
  • mothbanquet - April 17, 2014 6:06 a.m.

    Actually, in the European release it was Aeris, and Andy here is a Brit, so that's all we've ever known. Simple as that, really.
  • Satchurated - April 16, 2014 2:30 p.m.

    The instant I saw this article, I thought the Carmines were going to be splattered all over it. Surprising take choosing a non-Carmine instead. I personally think that Marcus's dad was a bigger loss because of his role in the war. Maria would have been a nice honorable mention too.
  • GoldenEagle1476 - April 16, 2014 1:40 p.m.

    John Marston?
  • james-doyle - April 16, 2014 1:12 p.m.

    how does Jun die in Halo Reach?
  • Satchurated - April 16, 2014 2:27 p.m.

    I've thought about him too. I just like to think he managed to survive somehow.
  • Divine Paladin - April 16, 2014 4:17 p.m.

    He doesn't. He goes with Halsey. Actually he's apparently alive in the comics that explain the Spartan IV retcon for 343.
  • universaltofu - April 16, 2014 12:15 p.m.

    Thane, UGGHHHHH, reading the prayer with his son and then having shep find out it was for his own salvation, it was one final gut punch after an already emotional sequence of watching him sacrifice himself and then seeing him pass.
  • LiKiryuu - April 16, 2014 11:33 a.m.

    Zack Fair from Crisis Core, You already know hes going to die but the desperate struggle he goes through in the very last mission was so very overwhelming.
  • kijib-kijin - April 16, 2014 11:27 a.m.

    Eli will come back as an android in HL3 just wait

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