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  • Clovin64 - September 29, 2010 9:26 p.m.

    I hate to moan, but Dante's Inferno didnt portray the Seven Deadly Sins. That was Purgatorio. Shame that the game was just a generic hack n slash yawn fest.
  • Zerochantista - September 29, 2010 9:11 p.m.

    If you're wondering why Game X isn't on this list, it's because I wanted to focus on a combination of stuff that was either fairly obscure, historically notable (I'm pretty sure Earthworm Jim is the first kid-friendly game to get away with having a Hell stage), or featured the afterlife as its primary setting. I opted to mostly avoid more recent games with just a single hell level. I'm really glad to see that this feature is generating discussion and suggestions, though!
  • derrderr420 - September 29, 2010 8:55 p.m.

    how can you leave out the greatest race track of all time? Jet Moto 2's Nebulous http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X88PCoyoNr0&feature=related
  • kyle94 - September 29, 2010 8:26 p.m.

    I always liked Painkiller's Hell. It was a breath of fresh air. Instead of fire and brimstone, it is just frozen moments in time of the brutality and violence of man.
  • sgh341 - September 29, 2010 8:25 p.m.

    I know it's not the actual thing, but what about God of War's Underworld? If you can put a Buddhist Hell level in the list, surely you can spare some room for the Greeks too? I mean come on, you fight Hades himself there!
  • juicenpancakes - September 29, 2010 8:08 p.m.

    Fantastic article. Also, I would suggest "The Darkness." There is literally a level where you go to hell while WWII is happening. In hell! Fighting Nazis in hell with Darkness powers was absolutely mind-funking. Nice job, Heidi.
  • drewbian - September 29, 2010 8:04 p.m.

    also monkey island's hell is brilliant. nice article
  • rockstarsean - September 29, 2010 8:01 p.m.

    The omission of Grim Fandango is inexcusable. Rectify at once.
  • sofaku - September 29, 2010 7:41 p.m.

    great article though i couldnt say i enjoyed dantes inferno its interesting to see how much gorier and grusom its gotten since earthworm jim.

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