Video: You sure do pass out a lot in video games

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Passing out isn't something people are meant to do very often - or at all, in fact - not that you'd know it from video games. Game protagonists, seemingly, like nothing more than sparking out for a while and then coming to later. I've been rendered unconscious twice in my life and I can't say either was a particularly fun experience, but that's certainly not stopping the games industry - Metal Gear Solid 5 made the latest contribution to the proud tradition just this week, in fact.

With unconsciousness very much on my mind, I decided to see how deep the rabbit hole goes and cast a look over some of the more memorable 'coming to' moments of recent years. I've undoubtedly missed some good ones in the video below, however, so please do share your favourites in the comments.

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Johnny Chiodini

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