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The Most Gratuitous Headshots Video Ever

The world of gaming would be a sad, sad place indeed without the noble headshot. Ever since shooters first evolved to allow us to aim upwards, the sacred practice of skull-busting has been key to the whole experience. It's an insta-killing, ammo saving, stealth-enabling tactical wonder which saves lives, turns the tide of entire wars and provides a hell of a lot of cheap laughs along the way. Naturally, something so ingrained in the very fabric of gaming has evolved and branched out in every way imaginable over the years, honed and adapted over and over as different developers have stepped up to put their own individual spin on the most revered tool in the action gamer's arsenal.

We decided that the time was long overdue to pay tribute to the headshot, and have thus put together the most gratuitous overload of exploding crania we could fit into a single two minute video. And that video, as you have very probably already guessed, is sitting below for your viewing pleasure. Now go and press play, you filthy gore-hounds, and check out how many of these you've pulled off.

32 comments

  • QuestionMarc - November 8, 2009 1:10 a.m.

    Fallout 3 is the freeze frame and the thumbnail, but I saw no Fallout 3 in the video! wtf, that game has some of the best headshots and gore in any game ever!
  • dslayer99 - October 30, 2009 12:57 a.m.

    what was the very last game with the thing going in the air and then "eating" his face called?
  • bonerachieved - October 29, 2009 3:11 p.m.

    The Bore gun from Turok 2?!?!?! sooooooooo BRUTAL
  • AFilthyIbis - November 26, 2008 10:29 p.m.

    What song is this its awsome!
  • banishedninj4 - November 21, 2008 1:29 a.m.

    The slow motion disintegration of Fallout 3 is a must have addition.
  • marcusfenix22 - November 22, 2008 11:22 p.m.

    the gears of war and fallout 3 headshots are the most gruesome ive ever seen
  • Corsair89 - November 19, 2008 6:48 a.m.

    The wet crunch sound of a head popping in Gears 2 is one of the most satisfying sounds in gaming.
  • souleater77 - November 19, 2008 6:09 a.m.

    LOL
  • Wartooth909 - November 19, 2008 3:15 a.m.

    Wow. even is not saying first u said first... Kinda looks like your wrong
  • evilsanta23 - October 1, 2008 4 a.m.

    HEADSHOT awesomeness. and lol the 1 at 2:01 is gruesome. see people? u can have a comment without putting first in it.
  • Sethkoos - September 12, 2009 3:13 p.m.

    lovin the classic tf2 heavy headshot. god knows how many times ive pulled that off
  • AA95mp - September 9, 2009 5:32 p.m.

    what about the original unreal tournament you watch the remains fly off the map
  • weinerbagel - May 12, 2009 6:19 p.m.

    falllout headshots are nice but ill always love gta vice city headshots
  • kwwalker - April 28, 2009 6:22 p.m.

    great, but there are some V.A.T.S headshots from fallout 3 three and are even better
  • industriedude - April 20, 2009 2:02 p.m.

    hahaha goldeneye 007 man i loved that game what gun is he using in the first headshot on the condemned 2 bit? was a pump action but it looks like the lever rifle?
  • newfood - April 19, 2009 9:38 p.m.

    In timeshift there is a crossbow with exploding bolts. if you hit some one in the head with one. their head blows up (duh) but there limbs fly off to and leaves a pool of blood around the torso. You got to check it out some time.
  • jddillon_187 - April 19, 2009 8:38 p.m.

    the COD4 head shot was from the mission where you have to snipe people from a cliff above. Some fan you are, not know about that
  • Jedipimp0712 - April 17, 2009 8:29 p.m.

    there were 2 games i didnt know about, other wise i have done all of those. and a lot of them were repeats, but still good. and where is the COD 4 headshot? i think, besides the gears headshot, that the COD 4 sound (TINK) is the best! especially the wall behind the guy... that is pretty sweet too!
  • JoelyFletcher - April 16, 2009 2:35 p.m.

    007 Goldeneye? What A Classic
  • killerh777 - April 11, 2009 7:27 p.m.

    I made the coolest headshot ever. I shot the guys head off then it fell down a manhole. It was awsome.

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