There used to be a place to gather for public displays of gaming greatness they were called arcades, or something. But in this day and age arcades have become rarer than Taylor Swift taking the high road; besides entering your initials onto a top scores list isn’t appropriate for the 21st century. If you want recognition for particularly unbelievable video games feats, you better have video evidence.

 To us, using cheats to smash gaming records is akin to sluggers using steroids and, call us old fashioned, but we like our gaming clean.

We decided that these 12 Most Incredible Performances In Video Games were truly worthy of praise and we're sure you will too.