“People Will Be Happy” Watching These Incredibly Abrupt Old-School Game EndingsEvan Narcisse4/27/12 9:00am216EditPromoteGo to permalink You die and die and die. Load up another save, maybe. Finally, you emerge triumphant over the boss battle or end sequence you've been struggling with. Nowadays, you're likely to get a big shiny, fully-voiced cutscene topped off with swelling orchestral music. But that wasn't the case thirty years ago.