The History of Headshots, Gaming's Favorite Act Of Unreal ViolenceStephen Totilo8/30/10 11:00am241EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkIt may seem ghoulish to the outsider. It will seem essential to the gamer. One of the most popular things to do in video games is to aim for the head with a gun and fire. Who thought of that? And why do people like doing it so much?