The Best Feeling in Videogames (VOTE NOW!)

What's your favorite feeling in videogames? Vote now so we can figure out what it is about games that make us all feel warm 'n fuzzy inside!


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The official voting period has ended. See the results below.

45.
Finishing the tutorial

Finishing the tutorial

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon tutorial

44.
The first time you realized what Insanity Effects were

The first time you realized what Insanity Effects were

Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

43.
Building your own map

Building your own map

StarCraft 2

42.
Naming a character

Naming a character

World of Warcraft

41.
Seeing the credits for the first time

Seeing the credits for the first time

Devil May Cry 3: Dante's Awakening

40.
Getting DLC for a game you finished

Getting DLC for a game you finished

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dragonborn DLC

39.
Getting a Quick Time event right the first time

Getting a Quick Time event right the first time

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

38.
Escaping the police and losing your wanted level

Escaping the police and losing your wanted level

Grand Theft Auto V

37.
Restoring yourself to full health

Restoring yourself to full health

Health kit from Halo

36.
Completing a tough raid

Completing a tough raid

World of Warcraft

35.
Hearing victory music for the first time

Hearing victory music for the first time

Final Fantasy VI

34.
Winning an online match

Winning an online match

Counterstrike

33.
Romancing a NPC

Romancing a NPC

Mass Effect

32.
Getting a perfect score

Getting a perfect score

Guitar Hero 100% on Through Fire and Flames

31.
Starting a new game +

Starting a new game +

Chrono Cross

30.
Performing a complicated combo

Performing a complicated combo

Marvel vs. Capcom

29.
Being perfectly in-sync with other players in a co-op game

Being perfectly in-sync with other players in a co-op game

Rock Band

28.
Getting a huge killstreak

Getting a huge killstreak

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

27.
Escaping from an unkillable monster

Escaping from an unkillable monster

Resident Evil 4

26.
Getting all of a collectible

Getting all of a collectible

Banjo Kazooie

25.
Seeing the first big cinematic

Seeing the first big cinematic

Final Fantasy IX

24.
Catching your first Pokemon

Catching your first Pokemon

23.
Getting every achievement in a game

Getting every achievement in a game

Mile High Club in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

22.
Beating an asshole online

Beating an asshole online

Xbox Live

21.
Getting a new party member

Getting a new party member

Frog from Chrono Trigger

20.
The first time you enter a huge town

The first time you enter a huge town

Whiterun in Skyrim

19.
Finding an Easter egg

Finding an Easter egg

Romero's head in Doom II

18.
Buying a cheap used game you've wanted for a while

Buying a cheap used game you've wanted for a while

17.
Finding a secret level by mistake

Finding a secret level by mistake

Level Ate in Earthworm Jim 2

16.
Unlocking a secret character

Unlocking a secret character

Reptile from Mortal Kombat

15.
Buying a new game

Buying a new game

14.
Building a character

Building a character

Skyrim

13.
Getting the best weapon in the game

Getting the best weapon in the game

The BFG in Doom

12.
Beating a co-op game with someone

Beating a co-op game with someone

Safe room from Left 4 Dead 2 Co-op

11.
First time a Pokemon evolved

First time a Pokemon evolved

10.
Beating a game without any of your allies dying

Beating a game without any of your allies dying

Mass Effect 2

9.
Finding an awesome piece of gear or clothing

Finding an awesome piece of gear or clothing

Daedric Armor in Skyrim

8.
Figuring out an insanely hard puzzle

Figuring out an insanely hard puzzle

Fez

7.
Getting the "good" ending for a game

Getting the "good" ending for a game

Bioshock

6.
Finding a checkpoint when you're near death

Finding a checkpoint when you're near death

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

5.
Beating a really hard boss

Beating a really hard boss

Psycho Mantis from Metal Gear Solid

4.
Beating the final boss

Beating the final boss

Ganon from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

3.
Beating a game

Beating a game

Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker

2.
Looking out at the game world for the first time

Looking out at the game world for the first time

Outside the vault in Fallout 3

1.
Experiencing a completely unexpected twist

Experiencing a completely unexpected twist

Aeris's death in Final Fantasy VII

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