Most Iconic Sound Effects In Video Games

I've probably missed a lot of good ones, but for now, vote on which sound effect has stuck with you since the day you played the game.

The Top Ten

1 Ring Collect (Sonic the Hedgehog)
2 "Get Over Here!" (Mortal Kombat)
3 "Waka-Waka" (Pacman)

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4 "!" (Metal Gear Solid)
5 Jump (Super Mario Bros.)
6 Secret (Legend of Zelda)
7 Spin Attack (Crash Bandicoot)
8 "Hadouken!" (Street Fighter)
9 Coin Collect (Super Mario Bros)

How is it not in the top 3? - Pokemonfan10

10 Shooting Noise (Mega Man)

The Contenders

11 Chest Pound (Donkey Kong Country)
12 Stage Start (Mega Man)
13 Lock-On (Ocarina of Time)

Best. Lock-On Sound Effect. Ever. - xandermartin98

14 Home run bat sound (Smash Bros.)

"KREEE" sound is so satisfying

15 Hidden Blade (Assassin's Creed)
16 Mario Dying (Super Mario Bros)
17 Air Bubble (Sonic the Hedgehog)
18 Growing (Super Mario Bros.)
19 Shrinking/Pipes (Super Mario Bros.)
20 Metroid Whimper (Super Metroid)
21 Pokeball Open (Pokemon)
22 Roblox Death Sound (Roblox)
23 Pichuuun (Touhou)
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List StatsCreated 14 May 2016
Updated 17 Feb 2019

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Top Remixes

1. Ring Collect (Sonic the Hedgehog)
2. Jump (Super Mario Bros.)
3. Secret (Legend of Zelda)
1. "!" (Metal Gear Solid)
2. "Get Over Here!" (Mortal Kombat)
3. "Hadouken!" (Street Fighter)


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