Video games have always indulged our adolescent fantasies, and none more so than those revolving around playing with guns--and in some people's cases, playing with hatchets, chainsaws, and cars.
In today's Grand Theft Auto era, nothing is virtually sacred, but it took a whole lot of trailblazing to get this far.
So we at Complex took it upon ourselves to count down the most brutal video games of all time. What incited protests in the '80s may seem quaint now, but don't forget that rock 'n' roll was once the anti-Christ. Let the blame game begin!