I could never be evil in either KotOR games. The most emotional part was watching my dad ruthlessly Mission and Big Z. (Sniffle)
Oh Yes, the Jedi Enclave on Dantooine in TSL. That Music man! Just hearing it brings me close to tears. It is the music in the game that says, "Kreia left you. She killed the remaining Jedi. It's all over now. You've reached the end of your long hard road."
DO YOU HAVE TO KILL ASHLEY OR KAIDEN?! I have just starded my first play through of of it, and I don't want to kill them!
EDIT: I just remembered one. The Good Guy end to BioShock. So heartwarming.
Other than some that have already been mentioned, I'd like to throw one into the ball game.
Final Fantasy 7. (Obviously spoilers follow.)
The death of Aeris at the hands of Sephiroth.
For most, this is due to the fact she is the 'romance' element in the game, (although I always personally preferred Tifa, in the respect that I choose all dialog options linking the two, however the game still chooses Aeris), but also the fact that other than the main character, she is probably the strongest person on your team.
You said emotional, not sad or depressing, so I'm going to have to pick the ending to Legends of Rock. You just thrashed out the Devil, and after he's thrown into oblivion your band gets motorbikes with bat wings to fly out of hell. But after the scene plays the game loads up the credits...seems that you chose to stay and on a mountain of speakers you get to play the bonus song Through the Fires and Flames. That would have to be one of the big 'hell jeah' moments in gaming.
I have to update mine, because a game actually gave me a feeling I never had in a game before that was astonishing.
I'm not talking about the grip your controller so hard it creaks and swear at the T.V. anger, I've had that plenty of times.
I wasn't angry at the game itself, I got the feeling of 'angry at the other side' type anger where you want to stomp them into dust, the kind that games try to get you to feel but ultimately epic fail, and well, this one didn't fail.
This game was Godfather 2.
And lemme tell you just wat happened:
Sonny had just betrayed the Family, the Manganos just beat the ever loving hell out of us, and then Micheal delivered his speech, I was ready to take back my City. I sent every man, everywhere, and spared NONE, hell, when my men were off, I marched into rackets with 30 Manganos inside with nothing but a Crowbar and walked away with a new business, I was pumped.
And in the end, I loved the Godfather 2, it's just awesome, and it will always puzzle me why it has such bad reviews.
"There is no way to be better than everyone else, but being kind and having a sense of humor certainly helps." -Me, my quote on life.
The final confrontation against Sion was very moving. Some of the things he said, like "If you go before her, you will be broken. If killing you will spare you what lies ahead, then kill you I must" or "I hate you because you are beautiful to me" left me thinking for a while before I went to Kreia. This breaked the "ooh hes total evil has no feelings doenst like bacon kill him kill him KILL HIM!!1!!one1one!" thing (like just about everything in TSL, tbh), and making you feel compassion for your enemy was a huge + when compared to KotOR's cheesy ending.
Another "emotional" game has to be Majora's Mask. The first time I played I couldn't really tell, but when I older I noticed the darker, depressing atmosphere. There are all those people for you to help, but helping them is rather pointless from a "cosmic" point of view: they do get happy when you help them, and for some on your help depends the ultimate purpose and happiness of their lives (Kafei and his... fiancée? I forgot now), but once you play Song of Time because that mean-looking moon is about to destroy the world, all that you've done is undone, and all those people are needing help again. As for the Kafei sidequest, I found it kind of hard to just leave them there to die. The Song of Healing, although beautiful, is depressing too, and that paradise-looking meadow with the huge tree and the masked kids playing is "lolwut? Did I die or what..?".
"You hear that meatbag? I will be back!"
HK-47's audition for Terminator 4 - Revenge of the Meatbags
I thought the scene in Final Fantasy VII where Aeris dies. That was the only time I got teary eyed in a game. I was 14 at the time. Since then I have gotten emotional feelings and a tight feeling in my chest but not teary eyed. Testosterone FTW! lol
But emotional moments for me have been being rejected by Bastila in K1, training Mira in K2, the Frostmourne scene in WarCraft III and the ending scene in The Frozen Throne, and the last battle of Chapter One in Final Fantasy Tactics.
I'm not gonna say anything else other than play these games, they are great fun, at least for one play through.
Oh! and don't forget: Mankrik's Wife = PwnD by Chuck Norris!
Last 2 or so hours of Metal Gear Solid 4. The first time I saw it I had seen my roommate play probably about half the game and knew very little about the series, yet it was still incredibly emotional and epic.
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