As a gamer who has put countless hours into a countless number of video games, you start to appreciate the dialog that comes with them. Whether it's a small italian plumber shouting his name or an unamed old man in a cave giving you a sword, quotes from these characters solidify themselves into my history books. This is a list of my top 10 video game quotes but be warned the Top 2 are a little controversial.
10. "I like shorts! They’re comfy and easy to wear!"
From the original Pokemon Red and Blue games for the Gameboy. Said by a youngster as he challenges you to a pokemon battle. As someone who is always in shorts, I can confirm they are comfy and easy to wear. Being asked why you are in shorts in the winter, just hit them with the quote.
9. "Get over here!" - Scorpion, Mortal Kombat
You may have never played a Mortal Kombat game or seen what I think is one of the most fun video game movies ever made, but you will have heard someone shout "Get over here!"
8. Ezio: "Salute Claudia!"
Claudia: "You here to look at the book?" - Assassins Creed II
Now i'm not sure why this quote has stuck in my head for years, the last time I played this game was in 2011, but I still remember it to this day. Walking in to Villa Auditore, Claduia sat behind a huge desk, looking at the same book.
7. Do a barrel roll! - Star Fox 64
Said by Peppy Hare as he instrucs you playing as Fox to do a barrel roll during the tutorial. It's so popular if you type 'Do a barrel role' into google, the screen does a 360 rotate. Classic.
6. "I'm not a young man anymore." - Soldier:76 (Overwatch)
This started out a as a bit of a joke, playing overwatch on the lead up to my 30th, I felt old without the input of Soldier:76. I still quote this line as well as Roger Murtaugh's "I'm too old for this Shit"
5. “You require more vespene gas” and “Not Enough Minerals” - Starcraft
After spending my childhood playing the original starcraft and then pumping 1000's of hours into Starcraft II I couln't really pick a single quote from these games. Hearing these two quotes time and time again, you think i'd be able to micro manage a litter better.
4. “Waka Waka Waka” – Pacman
One of the most iconic games of all times, just close your eyes and imagine Pacman gobbling up all those dots, Wakka Wakka Wakka is the sound you can hear right now.
3. Batman: “You want to know something funny? Even after everything you’ve done, I would have saved you.”
The Joker: [laughs, coughs] “that is pretty funny.” – Batman: Arkham City
The Arkham game series are portentially one of my favourite game series of all time and Arkham City, in my opinion, the best of the trilogy. You really can't have Batman without Joker and they both realise this
Now for my top 10, I did say these were a little contreverisal for this list and that's because they aren't quotes from video games, but rather quotes from video gamers. Let's get to it.
2. Rush B
If you've ever played any of the CounterStrike Games you'll know the Rush B tatic, it comes into play when you are winning, losing, a noob, a proffessional or just want to make a play. P90 & Armour optional.
1. One More Game
Been playing all night, won your last couple of games and still riding that high, you're about to leave and go to bed, but then some one utters those words you all dread to hear "One More Game?" Before you can say no, the lobby has started and you are in the worst game of the evening. You can't end on a loss, so you utter those words once more, "One More Game?!"
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