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The Most Unforgettable Video Game Quotes Of All Time

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Vote up the catchphrases from old school video games that are forever seared into your memory.

Classic video game catchphrases exemplify an integral yet often overlooked aspect of many video games: dialogue. Though new items and finishing combos usually attracted most of your attention, your favorite old-school video game catchphrase always interrupted whatever level you found yourself on to insert a bit of flair to the experience. Like your favorite comic characters' own catchphrases, older video game catchphrases now exist in pop culture on their own outside of the context of their original medium. If you heard one now, you would find yourself thrust back into past quests and challenges as if you'd played yesterday. What was your favorite classic video game catchphrase?

The best classic video game catchphrases instantly catch your attention while also revealing aspects of a character's personality or skills. Such phrases also made them more relatable by providing them a way to interact without involving shooting lasers, fireballs, and/or jump shots. Some of these characters were hungry, like the president in Bad Dudes. Others were full, like Toejam who often walked around planet Funkotron letting everyone know he was stuffed. Vote up your favorite classic catchphrases from video games, and be sure that your voice can be heard too.

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  • Finish Him!
    1

    Finish Him!

    Mortal Kombat

  • It's-a Me, Mario!
    2

    It's-a Me, Mario!

    Super Mario 64

  • 3

    Get Over Here!

  • It's Dangerous To Go Alone! Take This.
    4

    It's Dangerous To Go Alone! Take This.

    The Legend of Zelda

  • You Have Died Of Dysentery.
    5

    You Have Died Of Dysentery.

    Oregon Trail

  • Thank You Mario! But Our Princess Is In Another Castle!
    6

    Thank You Mario! But Our Princess Is In Another Castle!

    Super Mario Bros

  • He's On Fire!
    7

    He's On Fire!

    NBA Jam

  • Hey Listen!
    8

    Hey Listen!

    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

  • Do A Barrel Roll!
    9

    Do A Barrel Roll!

  • The Cake Is A Lie
    10

    The Cake Is A Lie

    Portal

  • Snake? Snake!? Snaaaake!!
    11

    Snake? Snake!? Snaaaake!!

    Metal Gear Solid

  • All Your Base Are Belong To Us
    12

    All Your Base Are Belong To Us

    Zero Wing

  • All you had to do was follow the damn train, CJ!
    13

    All you had to do was follow the damn train, CJ!

    Grand Theft Auto San Andreas

  • Hello! You Found My Shop Of Strange And Wonderful Things!
    14

    Hello! You Found My Shop Of Strange And Wonderful Things!

    Super Mario 3

  • What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets
    15

    What is a man? A miserable little pile of secrets

  • I am Error
    16

    I am Error

    Legend of Zelda 2

  • I Need A Weapon.
    17

    I Need A Weapon.

  • Victims Were Apparently Eaten.
    18

    Victims Were Apparently Eaten.

    Resident Evil 1

  • The President Has Been Kidnapped By Ninjas.
    19

    The President Has Been Kidnapped By Ninjas.

    Bad Dudes

  • Prepare To Qualify.
    20

    Prepare To Qualify.

    Pole Position

  • Job's Done
    21

    Job's Done

    Warcraft III

  • How High Can You Get?
    22

    How High Can You Get?

    Donkey Kong

  • Stop Poking Me.
    23

    Stop Poking Me.

    WarCraft: Orcs & Humans

  • The Last Metroid Is In Captivity. The Galaxy Is At Peace.
    24

    The Last Metroid Is In Captivity. The Galaxy Is At Peace.

    Super Metroid

  • Do I Have Time To Take A Nap Before The Fight?
    25

    Do I Have Time To Take A Nap Before The Fight?

    Glass Joe In Mike Tyson's Punch Out