More and more game developers seem to understand this, too. It's been a real, positive, development in the games industry that titles such as Limbo or Journey are capable of hitting mass-market popularity, despite both games being built almost entirely around generating an emotional response in the player.
So this week let's have a look at the games that have generated an emotional response as you'd played it. What games have made you purely happy, or even made you cry?
Let us know in the comments below!