Iconic Video Gaming Quotes And Where to Find Them

By Nicolas See Tho on Aug 17, 2017

We always have a quote or two to live by in our lives. Be it celebrities, parents or, your favorite video games. These quotes represent the soul of the video game title and will always remain in our hearts.

The Legend of Zelda

It’s like a recess bell stimulating your brain signaling it’s lunch time. In this case, the lunch is the adventure and this was where it all started for Zelda’s fans, it was the beginning of an adventure that would span decades. Thank you, the old hermit guy who lives in a cave.


We crashed into the sea, bumped into a lighthouse somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean that delivered us into the warped-dystopian underwater city called - Rapture. Bioshock’s has one of the best pitching introduction yet, presented by Andrew Ryan. Well, if it worked for a panicked individual who’ve just survived a plane crash. Here it goes - 


As the biosphere slowly descends into the depths - Rapture was introduced in the greatest fashion that will make your skin will crawl followed up by a mix of emotions that consist of adventure, fear, and excitement.

Metal Gear Solid: Guns Of The Patriots

The more they changed, the more they stay the same. This is not FPS, this is MGS. Kojima-sama had always nailed it when it comes to tactical espionage action. We have been following Snake on his ideological monologue moments when trying to save the world. So many quotes, but we chose this than the typical annoying game over sequence. 

Old Snake: 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.

Metal Gear Solid: Survival will be one of those games that will end up being a hollow shell of its former vestige. Talking about deception, we have one that involves portals and a certain confectionery.This whole game was a giant meme factory. After solving puzzles and trying to get the cube, a promise was made but not met. Yes, it is none other than Portal.


For those of you who played Portal, and have yet to receive a cake, you have our condolences. Portal's AI, GLADOS, is a combination of sheer sarcasm and dry wit that humors you throughout the series, albeit the number of ways she devises to kill you.  Here are some of her other cynical quotes:


Well, that’s all for today. Do you have any memorable quotes that have inspired you that you would like to share? Let us know!

Nicolas See Tho
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A quirky gamer who has unrealistic expectations on survival RPGs, unrelenting hope for proper cooking mechanics and a love for tabletop gaming
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