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The worst dialogue/scripts, cutscene, or scenario you’ve experienced in a game?

Fictive

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What are some of the absolute worst scripts, cutscenes, or voice acting moments in games to you? This includes dialogue text in older games. YouTube links appreciated. Any funny, implausible animations during a scenario too.

Say the laughing scene in FFX.😑
 
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Crysis 2

What the hell happened between 1/Warhead and 2?
What the fuck is going on in New York?!
What is the beginning of the game until you get the suit??????


I like Hargreave and the post-human stuff but this game is incomprehensible.
 
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From recent games, Tales of Vesperia had some really bad dialogue at times. Xenoblade 2 was awful too, made me actually stop the game.
 
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Ashley's voice in Resident Evil 4 made me want to blow my brains out.....Does that count?!..
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The beginning of death stranding.

Lovin the game, but nagging ass bitches made me want Sam to stick to his guns and say F the UCA
 
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Castle Wolfenstein, after the first or second mission you sleep with the nurse... It looks strange, even for a video game.

The dialogues in the thom raider reboot are all horribly awkward.
 

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Darn, you beat me to it. I haven't played the game and won't be playing it since I got rid of my PS4 and it's not my type of game anyway, but I would have to say that it is by far the worst & cringiest scene I can ever recall seeing.

I used to play a lot of JRPGs in my early days of gaming so I may have seen something worse but it was too long ago to remember.
 
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CatLady

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FFX laughing scene was intentional so it doesn’t count for me.

These are the worst for me:



Are those JRPGs?
The voice acting is unbelievably wretched and remind of when I used to play JRPGs and one of the reasons I don't play them anymore.
 

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Looking back at it, KH for sure. Back when I was 15, I had to wonder sometimes what was going on with some of the weird gaps between dialogue.

But this thread has some interesting contenders, no question.
 

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Kojima games. I'm sorry fans, i know you love him, but his writing is awful, the scripts of his games are awful. There is a reason why he hasnt made a film yet, Kojima knows movie critics would rip his films to shreds dialogue wise.
Shenmue 3 is a good current one. Not only is the dialogue god awful, but its boring as hell, with Ryo insisting on repeating everything an npc says to him. Its like torture.
 

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Bioware has made some pretty awesome games. But man, I cannot abide the pure cringe and hilarity of this scene. What's supposed to be a tragic moment comes off as comedic.

 
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MGSV.
The whole idea of a virus becoming active when the host speaks a certain language, just seemed incredibly dumb to me.
I also remember some guy later in the game rambling on about hamburgers. So strange.
I still loved the game though. The stealth and general action was great and of course, so was Quiet.
 

KenHero

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Modern Warfare, terrible cut-scenes and cringe in tone (and I love multiplayer).
Wildlands when you stealth and listen to bad guys talking about how bad they are, and it is so try-hard.
Ninja Theory games.
AC2 - tutorial as a baby was moment when I almost died of laughing
A lot of badly translated and voice acted jRPGs.
 
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They're all shit. People will shit on japanese games all day and act like feminist lesbian cuck father daycare sim CURRENT_YEAR isn't just as bad if not worse.

The conversation between Ellie and the other Girl 😂🤣😁
 
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Tekkenfan

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They're all shit. People will shit on japanese games all day and act like feminist lesbian cuck father daycare sim CURRENT_YEAR isn't just as bad if not worse.
"Why yes i use 4chan angry incel buzzwords to debate the quality of a game's writing, how did you know?"
I like Japanese games just fine but their writing is cringe worthy if you aren't a teen, which is the demographic most Japanese games are aiming for.
You can't tell me with a straight face that something like Yakuza (M rated games starring the for ever virgin chad Kazuma Kiryu aimed at a """Mature""" audience) has ANY where Near the quality of dialogue found in any Legacy of Kain or Uncharted games.
 

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I like Japanese games just fine but their writing is cringe worthy if you aren't a teen, which is the demographic most Japanese games are aiming for.
You can't tell me with a straight face that something like Yakuza (M rated games starring the for ever virgin chad Kazuma Kiryu aimed at a """Mature""" audience) has ANY where Near the quality of dialogue found in any Legacy of Kain or Uncharted games.
What do you think western games aim for? Made by a bunch of fucking manchildren for manchildren. Also I love how you mention the quality of dialogue in legacy of kain (which came out like 25 fucking years ago) and a game that's basically a movie. Give me 'yatta desu ne, muh friendship, muh saving the world' over 'you nazi whiteboi pig scum, oh ellie we are like such totes hella frickin millenials smokin dis weed lololololololol' any day.
 

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FFX laughing scene was intentional so it doesn’t count for me.

These are the worst for me:


Dear Loooooooooooooooooooooooooooorrrrrrrddd......
My brain actively protected me from ever remembering that game´s terrible cutscenes. You just invoked some serious PTSD.

LYM - FRIGGIN´ - LE will haunt my dreams again ....
 

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What do you think western games aim for? Made by a bunch of fucking manchildren for manchildren. Also I love how you mention the quality of dialogue in legacy of kain (which came out like 25 fucking years ago) and a game that's basically a movie. Give me 'yatta desu ne, muh friendship, muh saving the world' over 'you nazi whiteboi pig scum, oh ellie we are like such totes hella frickin millenials smokin dis weed lololololololol' any day.

LoK Defiance came out 16 years ago and it's relevant to the topic at hand, Uncharted is movie game where have i read that before i wonder? :pie_thinking:
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'you nazi whiteboi pig scum, oh ellie we are like such totes hella frickin millenials smokin dis weed lololololololol' any day.
"misete (TL note:misete means show me) where Za badu SJW touch you brapu-kun?"
Seriously where do you get this stuff? None of the games you mentioned has ANY line like that.
 
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brap

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LoK Defiance came out 16 years ago and it's relevant to the topic at hand,
I mean you mentioned legacy of kain so I figured you meant the og.

Uncharted is movie game where have read that before i wonder? :pie_thinking:
Everywhere online? I love uncharted btw. Well the first 3.

Seriously where do you get this stuff? None of the games you mentioned has ANY line like that.
Wolfenstein 2 has white guy BJ calling the nazis a bunch of white nazi pigs. Fucking lmao. White people don't talk like that. That stupid fucking weed shit was from one the newer TLOU 2 trailers. It's like it was written by some old person trying to be 'hip with tha kidz'. You feelz me Kekkenfan? Kidz love the mary jew wanna right? They didn't mention weed but it was just so goddamn dumb and out of touch like Hall & Oates wrote it.
 

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I mean you mentioned legacy of kain so I figured you meant the og.



Wolfenstein 2 has white guy BJ calling the nazis a bunch of white nazi pigs. Fucking lmao. White people don't talk like that. That stupid fucking weed shit was from one the newer TLOU 2 trailers. It's like it was written by some old person trying to be 'hip with tha kidz'. You feelz me Kekkenfan? Kidz love the mary jew wanna right? They didn't mention weed but it was just so goddamn dumb and out of touch like Hall & Oates wrote it.
Wolfenstien 2 is truly a mess of a game both in writing and gameplay so i'll concede to that.
But TLOU 2 isn't out yet and i'll hold off on rating it's writing until it's released, TLOU 1 though has very good writing, you shouldn't let your obvious distaste for the fact that Ellie is a lesbian distract from the way it handled homosexuality (i.e Bill) to the characters development and motivations, etc.
Hey i find Bauldr's Gate and most of the "golden age" CRPGs utterly boring but i won't fault thier writing.
 

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But TLOU 2 isn't out yet and i'll hold off on rating it's writing until it's released, TLOU 1 though has very good writing, you shouldn't let your obvious distaste for the fact that Ellie is a lesbian distract from the way it handled homosexuality (i.e Bill) to the characters development and motivations, etc.
Bro it's a different time. TLOU came out like 6 years ago. Lots of things have changed since then. Now you have to shove your ugly obnoxious millenial lesbians in everybodys face tonguefucking each others mouth holes and make a big deal about it. If this game came out years ago it would be infinitely less cringe. If TLOU came out today Bill would be shown fucking his bf while the camera shows his asshole like they do in "straight" porn. Also ND are now a bunch of fartsniffers.

Hey i find Bauldr's Gate and most of the "golden age" CRPGs utterly boring but i won't fault thier writing.
>tfw two intelligence too understand crpg's
 
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