You Think Your Life Sucks? 10 Game Characters Who’ve Had It Real Bad

Game Characters Who've Had It Hard

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Heroes are made, not born, as they say. In video games this is just as true, but there aren’t all that many characters with tragic backstories behind them to fuel their quests besides, maybe, losing their damseled princess (I’m looking at you, Mario).

True hardship involves an little complexity, or at least a bit of backstory, so here’s a list of 10 characters that have turned from tragic characters to heroes (or anti-heroes) in no particular order.