Whether its used as a storytelling tool or simply for shock value, violence has become a controversial part of what video games are known for (though that isn't always the case).

We went through all the running, gunning, stabbing, mauling, dismembering, chainsawing.... you get the point, to pick 25 of the most violent games we could find. Looking for controversial games that enraged politicians and parents? You've come to the right place.

These sick and twisted games will satisfy your blood lust. Better in a video game than real life!

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