Greatest video game names

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Post by revgiblet » Sun Nov 02, 2008 9:44 pm

No-one mentioned My Name is Uncle Groucho, You Win a Fat Cigar yet? No? Well, I will then.
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Post by Weekend_Warrior » Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:20 am

These are the names of the games that I like based on the name only. They have nothing to do with the actual game itself


METROID! As soon as I hear it, I picture a badass robot of the future

GALAGA! Sounds like it would be a very complicated but great foreign game

TIMEKILLERS! I always liked this name. It sounds like a game that I'd want to play

BLOODSTORM! I think of mass destruction and total chaos. Sounds awesome

LEGEND OF ZELDA: OCARINA OF TIME: Sounds like an instant classic

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Post by Seadog74 » Mon Nov 03, 2008 7:47 am

Thingy and the doodahs
Thing on a spring
Revenge of the mutant camels

Must take them weeks to come up with these names, bless 'em.

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Post by retrogarden » Mon Nov 03, 2008 2:33 pm

I would say How to be a complete b'stard, but it was based on a book :(
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Post by gman72 » Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:01 pm

My fave character name from a game is Dash Render from Shadows of the Empire. Well funny. Also named my cat after a game character... Sparkster. Also - irrelavent - had a cat called Davros...true.
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Post by ZX Beccy » Mon Nov 10, 2008 9:38 am

NODES OF YESOD needs a mention
Dark, foreboding and charmingly cynical

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Post by bonerlaw » Mon Nov 10, 2008 1:05 pm

Cooking Mama

Sounds like cannibalism!
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Post by SirClive » Mon Nov 10, 2008 1:17 pm

Trevor McFur
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Post by AlleyKat » Tue Nov 11, 2008 3:30 am

I cant believe nobodies mentioned Attack of the Mutant Zombie Flesheating Chickens From Mars (starring Zappo the Dog)

Tech Romancer is pretty cool.
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Post by woody.cool » Tue Nov 11, 2008 4:46 am

ZX Beccy wrote:NODES OF YESOD needs a mention
How bizarre! I've never heard of that.
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Post by witchfinder » Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:22 am

I recently picked up a Japanese MSX game whose name loosely translates as Tomboyish Becky's Large Adventure!

Another one is the PC-Engine game Hana Taka Daka!? which translates as Super Long Nosed Goblin - that's good in both languages! :D
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Post by woody.cool » Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:30 am

ToxieDogg wrote:Head Over Heels was a great game title, especially considering the gameplay.
It would have been even better if they'd have kept the prototype name: Foot and Mouth - but I wonder how that would've gone down now. :lol:

Another favourite of mine is Rez - by just the name alone, nobody has a clue what it's about.

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Post by necronom » Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:10 pm

Irritating Stick

There, that's it. The best game name ever :lol:

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Post by FatTrucker » Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:22 pm

Or you could use the Videogame Name Generator to come up with your own.

I think my best one so far has got to be: Britney Spears - Motocross Interceptor.

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Post by AlleyKat » Tue Nov 11, 2008 4:03 pm

Hahaha- Endless Conga Wasteland and Mystical Afro Vs. Capcom are two classics I've had already. :lol:
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