Sunday 21 October 2018

12 video game sound effects people can’t get out of their heads

You’ll hear these as soon as you see them written down.

People came up with lots of recognisable video game sound effects (Johnny Green/PA)
People came up with lots of recognisable video game sound effects (Johnny Green/PA)

By Max McLean, Press Association

If you’ve ever played a video game for hours on end then you almost certainly have experience getting sound effects stuck in your head.

So when Reddit user ahkristos asked people: “What video game sound effect can you still hear in your head?” they came up with loads of recognisable audio.

1. Mario

“Mario going into the pipes in Super Mario Bros for NES.” – orangepaperlantern

Mario Evolution GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

2. EA SPORTS

3. Sonic

“Sonic rings” – tukatu0

Video Games Sega GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

4. Tetris

5. Game Boy

“The ‘ba-ling!’ when you turn a GameBoy on.” – mycatiswatchingyou

Game Boy Nintendo GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

6. Toad

7. Pokemon

“The Pokemon low health sound. Before gen 6, that BEE BO, BEE BO, BEE BO continued until you either healed it or it died. Worst thing ever.” – AzariTheCompiler

Pokemon Red Lavender Town GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

8. Mario Kart

9. Mario Kart 2

“The item box spinning in Mario Kart” – astro_mars

Mario Kart 8 GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

10. Pokemon 2

11. Pac Man

“PAC MAN, waga waga waga waga waga waga.” – lost_n_space

Nostalgia Love GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

12. Pac Man 2

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