Infamous Screams

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Infamous Screams are voice lines by characters in some scenes-parts of video games, where a character screams. While they are popular, they can get annoying at times.

Here's an example of an infamous scream.

Why They Really Are "Infamous"

  1. First off, they are very annoying to listen to. Worst of all, lowering the volume doesn't even help a whole lot (if at all).
  2. Most of them are unskippable, meaning you are forced to hear them.
  3. Some of them can scare you at times. A good example is Roy's infamous scream in Ultimate if he is Star KO'd.
  4. In YouTube, there are some videos that even show those screams. A good example is this video which shows Mega Man (from Mega Man 8 respectively) screaming while getting squished by some giant robot for 10 minutes.
  5. Depending on how they were performed, they can actually hurt your ears.
  6. They even sometimes do it on purpose, like that one scene where Rex from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 screams just because he wanted to.

Redeeming Qualities

  1. Some of them can actually be funny, so much to the point most of them became memes.
  2. You can sometimes skip those screams or basically just turn your volume down.
  3. More often than not, the characters have reasons to scream the way they do (falling from a large height, a battle cry, suffering an extremely painful hit, etc).

List of Characters With Infamous Screams

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  1. Mario (Super Mario 64/DS): Whenever Mario falls, he screams. And when the player deletes a game file (only in 64 version), the same scream was used.
  3. Persona (3-5): All members of S.E.E.S, Investigation Team, and Phantom Thieves of Hearts suffer this when they are defeated by the infamous Megidolaon, like the Velvet Room members' Personas.
  4. Star Fox 64: All members of Star Fox scream when their Airwings are destroyed.
  5. Mega Man (Mega Man 8): There is a cutscene where Mega Man gets squished by a giant robot’s hand and starts to scream for twenty full seconds. His dog, Rush, can also be seen, just lying down with its tounge sticked out.
  6. King Dedede (Kirby Super Star Ultra): If Kirby defeats him, he flies out his castle and screams. The cutscene then plays where he flies into the screen out of his castle. That does not happen in The Arena, though.
  7. Rex (Xenoblade Chronicles 2): In a cutscene, Pyra can be seen floating in the sky. Then, a pillar of fire comes out of the ground and you can hear Rex's scream at that moment, and to be more specific about Rex’s scream, he sounds too much like a race car when he screams. Then, Rex falls down and lands safely.
  8. Roy (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate): Roy's Star KO scream in SSBU is well-known for sounding like the voice actor is being murdered.
  9. Marx Soul (Kirby Super Star Ultra): After Kirby defeats him, he will start moving right a bit then teleport away. The screen flashes 3 times then Marx appears, turns all pink and screams, falling into 2 pieces, then blows up, then you complete the True Arena.
  10. Fox (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate): While Mike West's performance as Fox improved from Smash 4, his Star KO voice clip is still kinda annoying and squeaky.
  11. Palutena (Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U and Ultimate): If Palutena is KO'd normally in the English version, she either screams in fear or says "Oh, no!".
  12. Zelda (Super Smash Bros. Melee): Her Star KO scream in Melee is infamous for the same reasons as Roy's in Ultimate.
  13. Larry, Lemmy, Wendy and Iggy (Super Mario Advance 2): If they are defeated, the 4 Koopalings will start to scream, and that scream is annoying to listen to, unlike Roy, Morton and Ludwig, who do not do that.
  14. Pichu (Super Smash Bros. Ultimate): When Pichu uses its Final Smash, Pichu screams at the enemy it caught while hitting it multiple times. If Pichu misses, the voice clip is cut and it just says "Piiiiiiiii...."
  15. Vibri (Vib-Ribbon): In one of the Game Over screens, Vibri will nod in disagreement, then walk up to the screen and scream at the player angrily.
  16. Red (Angry Birds Star Wars): After the player defeats the Darth Vader boss in Cloud City, a cutscene plays where Red is confronted by Darth Vader (alongside 2 other Green Pigs), then Darth Vader says to Red he is his father like in the original Star Wars, but what we really mean is Red's scream, which is actually ear-piercing.
  17. Kirby (Kirby Planet Robobot/Kirby Star Allies): In Planet Robobot, when Kirby uses the Drill attack to finish off Star Dream, and in Star Allies where he calls upon his friends to finish off Void Termina, he will scream angrily.
  18. Werehog (Sonic Unleashed): Whenever Sonic gets badly damaged or defeated in his Werehog form, he lets out an audible pain bellow that even became an Internet meme.
  19. Tails (Sonic Adventure): In the first cutscene of Tails' campaign, he's doing a test flight in Station Square until it malfunctions and starts falling from the sky. In the English version, Tails will shout "Look out below!" before the plane crash lands on Emerald Coast, but in the Japanese dub, he yells "EEEEEEEEEEEEEEK!" in a high-pitched and almost pig-like manner.
  20. Spider-Man (Spider-Man: The Movie) (GBA version): If Spidey is defeated by an enemy, he will let out a painful scream before switching to the game over screen.
  21. Samus Aran (Metroid Prime Series): If Samus Aran is defeated, she will scream like she's actually got fatally wounded.
  22. Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden Arcade): If you get a Game Over, you will see Ryu Hayabusa tied up and panicking, while a saw blade approaches him. If you don't save him in time, he gets shredded into bits as well as making a chilling scream at that part.
  23. Link (The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask): If you run out of lives, or let the timer run out in the final day, the moon crashes into the ground, destroying the world before your eyes, and killing Link in some levels with a fearful scream at that part, and after that, you get the words "You've met with a terrible fate, haven't you?" as well as the creepy merchant giggle.
  24. Dave (Plants VS Zombies series): If a zombie reaches the house, you hear a munching sound and Dave saying “NOOOOOOOOO!!!”, indicating that they have eaten Dave's brain.
  25. Tails/Knuckles (Sonic.exe): A creepy scream happens when Knuckles gets killed by Sonic.exe.
  26. Rouge the Bat (Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)): Unlike other characters, Rouge looks like she's moaning instead of screaming while falling.


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