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Submitted by mchankwilliams 1434d ago | opinion piece

The Top Ten Most Iconic Video Game Sound Effects Of All Time

We'd describe them to you, but that... wouldn't work very well. But you can hear them all in this list! Presenting 10 of the most iconic video game sound effects of all time! (Gears of War, Metal Gear Solid, PS3, Retro, Super Mario Bros., Wii, Xbox 360)

djreplay  +   1434d ago
How have you forgot the sonic ring sound.
MmaFanQc  +   1434d ago
"Waka waka waka waka waka waka waka waka"

-Pacman
darthv72  +   1434d ago
welll...
these werent the sounds I was thinking of before I read it. Funny how they are mostly newer more recent ones.

I would say iconic...

the pitfall sound effect when he jumps on a rope.

the jump sound mario makes in donkey kong (is that the same as super mario?)

those are a couple that should have been honorable mentions.
Downtown boogey  +   1434d ago
Pulling the pin of a grenade.
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hay  +   1434d ago
Mario's classic jump sound.
eagle21  +   1434d ago
I love games with iconic sound effects.....Zelda has many...the chest opening being super awesome. :)
Kran  +   1434d ago
an article on sound effects?

Whats next? An article on video game props? You know, like an apple on a table thats there just to look good :P

I know a lot about sound effects. Got a Distinction in my Sound Effects assignment in college. God knows how I did :/
thebudgetgamer  +   1434d ago
bette than the nine articles about sony vs hackers we'll see today.
Der_Kommandant  +   1434d ago
SNAAAAKEEEEE, SNAAAAKEEEEE SNAAAAAAAAAAAAAAKEEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEE!!!
Acquiescence  +   1434d ago
That's not really a sound effect is it
More of a voice sample.
Max Power  +   1434d ago
They had the portal turret, and that is a voice sample.
kesvalk  +   1434d ago
what about samus somersault?

SHEW SHEW SHEW SHEW SHEW...
gillri  +   1434d ago
Postal had some good sound effect

my faovurite being wee-wee on flesh
MajestieBeast  +   1434d ago
Half of those are not iconic in my eyes. How its missing the headcrab sound or the headcrab zombie sound is beyond me that sound has scared me shitless so many times *shudders* Ravenholm.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

http://www.thegameheroes.co... better list in my opinion.
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gillri  +   1434d ago
anything with Super Mario Zelda and Pacman is gonna be instantly recognisable

If I was gonna mention a sound effect from Half Life series I would say the sound effect of the crowbar
MajestieBeast  +   1434d ago
It just got into my head but where is the damn duckhunt dog in this list.
thebudgetgamer  +   1434d ago
i dont know why but when i think pac man sounds it's the 2600 version that pops up.
redsquad  +   1434d ago
Cacodemon death gurgle in the original DOOM. It's just so weird!
MrJack  +   1434d ago
MGS Codec sound?
Pillville  +   1434d ago
Not quite a sound effect, but the "Battle Won" sound/music from all the Final Fantasy games.

The chirp of an actual Metroid.

Link's low health beep in Zelda games.
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Zinc  +   1434d ago
I always think of that door opening creak sound you hear in games and movies... they have been using that same sound effect for decades.

Does anyone know what I'm referring to?
vishant101  +   1434d ago
Space invaders
Irnbruguy  +   1434d ago
Crap list in my opinion
galgor  +   1434d ago
Encountering a pokemon in the wild

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