Last week, YIKES Stay Gooned was browsing Wikiquote, as he often does to have fun and learn things, when he came across the article Fictional Last Words in Video Games. He shared it with the good-timing gamers from SA's Imp Zone forum, and together they highlighted notable entries that will inspire you, take your breath away, and make you laugh. Warning: Contains spoilers regarding character deaths in video games (most of which are pretty old), if you care about that kind of thing.
YIKES Stay Gooned
You...fools...How many more times...
Who: Sir Leopold
Source: Dragon Quest 8: The Journey of the Cursed King
Note: After he says this, he releases his grip on the sceptre, transforms into a dog, falls over and dies.
I smell toooooast!!
Who: Abraham Simpson
Source: The Simpsons: Hit and Run
Notes: Comment made while being abducted by aliens Kang & Kodos. The spaceship they're in explodes and crashes soon after. As it is a game, death is not canon.
YIKES Stay Gooned
Who: Various characters
Source: The Donkey Kong Country series
Note: Enemy characters, when defeated, yell as they fall off screen. The hero characters will also say this if they are hurt in the game.
Black Baby Goku
Tell my (plastic) wife I love her!
Who: Unnamed "Green" faction troop
Source: Army Men: Sarge's War
Note: He is the first to die in a beach assault.
Come on, what's the hold-up? Hey, check this out - an old outpost.
Source: Turok (2008 game)
Notes: Character is shot in the head by a sniper after this line is said.
Hey, how'd I get here?
Who: Unnamed Terran civilian
Source: StarCraft: Brood War
Note: Spoken before being nuked along with three supply depots.
They're not gonna get me. They're not gonna change me. (loads gun) Rachel... Kids... I'm sorry.
Who: A soldier
Source: System Shock 2
Note: You see a ghostly flashback of a space marine saying this and making the suicide.
Who: A raider
Source: Fallout 3
Notes: Only if the player stealthily places an engaged explosive on them. Shortly before the explosive detonates, they realize they are carrying it.
I AM HOODOO BROWN!
Who: Hoodoo Brown
Note: Says this before he is killed in a gun battle with Colton. Colton then replies, "You were."
If you are 35 and you are not integrated into the Gigathrax then you are not ready to retire.
While designing this space, I imagined David Fincher being forced to recreate the music video for Nine Inch Nails' Closer in a haunted gas station bathroom.
My game is funded. Now I know everything.
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