Video games captivate our imaginations in numerous ways. For some, visual effects and gameplay define an entertaining experience. For others, the most memorable moments are represented within the dialogue. Take a look at some unforgettable passages and just a few parcels of gaming culture. Test your gamer IQ and see how many video game quotes you can identify in the comments below.
1. Sit your ass down in that chair and drink your goddamn TEA!
Hint: Besides boasting a seasoned vocabulary of profanity, this video game character happens to be a stellar pilot and originates from a game that many consider to be among the greatest of all time. His first name bears a great deal of weight for fans of the series, because he is a reoccurring character in almost every game in the franchise.
2. Man, this is like trying to find a bride in a brothel.
Hint: The second entrant to the list is from a renowned thief, treasure hunter, and mentor. His protégé is the protagonist of a best-selling PlayStation exclusive franchise, one named after a famous English explorer of the Elizabethan Era.
3. War has changed. It’s no longer about nations, ideologies or ethnicity. It’s an endless series of proxy battles, fought by mercenaries and machines. War, and its consumption of life, has become a well-oiled machine.
Hint: This quote was uttered by a military hero and master of stealth. Despite typically residing behind the scenes, this installment of the series placed the veteran in the middle of a battlefield against four female super soldiers. He certainly has an assortment of things in his bag of tricks, or should I say box?
4. Thanks to you, we can once again eat the delicious rocks from the Dogondo’s cavern ‘til our stomach burst!
Hint: Number four is quite possibly the easiest item on the list. I could say it’s easy enough for a little boy to complete, but then again that kid would have to be pretty courageous, legendary status even.
5. The cake is a lie.
Hint: Cake is usually a tasty birthday treat but it can also serve as a reward for completing certain tasks. Of course, not every errand is cake-worthy. Only those experiments that require cunning, intellect, and a gun that shoots wormholes is included.
Were you able to recognize any of the citations? List your answer to each gaming quote in the comments! If you got stuck on any, check out the answers below. What are some of your favorite quotes from video games?
- Cid Highwind, Final Fantasy VII
- Victor Sullivan, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune
- Solid Snake (Old Snake), Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
- Goron, Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- Other test subjects, Portal