In some ways video games are capable of giving us an emotional sucker punch in wayd that books, TV, and films just can’t. The fact you get to control the protagonist adds a sense of attachment and makes the things that happen around you far more personal. The visual aspect of video games also means that you can capture iconic moments in video games much like a photograph or still from a classic movie.

In this article published by What Culture and written by Jack Pooley, you can read about 20 powerful images from gaming history that will stay with us for a long, long time. No gamer is going to forget the scene of Big Boss saluting his mentor’s grave and the devastating White Phosphorus attack in Spec Ops: The Line. You can read Pooley’s article HERE. Warning HERE THERE BE SPOILERS.

Written by Thom Edwards