Top 10 Puns, Inside Jokes and Wordplays in Video Games

The Top Ten Puns, Inside Jokes and Wordplays in Video Games

1 The initials of the world titles spelling out the word CROWNED, in reference to Magolor's secret evil plan to rule the universe - Kirby's Return To Dreamland
2 Delta Rune being an anagram of the game's title - Undertale
3 Dr. Neo Cortex himself commenting on how poorly Wrath Of Cortex sold - Crash Twinsanity
4 Lammy's literally (and adorably) sheepish personality whenever and wherever she isn't busy rocking out on her guitar - Um Jammer Lammy
5 Breath Of The Wild, literally a breath of fresh air for the franchise as well as an open-world wilderness survival game - The Legend Of Zelda
6 GLaDOS being GLAD to watch you squirm in helplessness and fear - Portal
7 Now It's Reyn (Rhyme) Time - Xenoblade Chronicles
8 I Think, Therefore I AM - I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream
9 The Fractured Butthole - South Park: The Fractured But Whole
10 Up Your ARSEnal - Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal

The Contenders

11 Elena Fisher looks good for last year's model - Uncharted 2: Among Thieves
12 Lammy being challenged to a rap battle for the gas-station bathroom by the rap masters from the previous game - Um Jammer Lammy
13 A LINK to the Past - The Legend of Zelda
14 Aloy, Rost, Erend, Sylens, you NAME it - Horizon: Zero Dawn
15 N-Gin, Neo Cortex, N-Tropy, N-Brio, you NAME it - Crash Bandicoot
16 The annoying tu-TORIEL character at the beginning of the game - Undertale
17 Bowser's INSIDE Story - Mario & Luigi
18 Sans and Papyrus, both named after their own speaking fonts - Undertale
19 Wario, whose name is basically Mario but with the M flipped upside down - Super Mario Bros.
20 Undyne, whose name sounds like both Undine and Undying - Undertale
21 Alphys, whose name is an anagram of Shy Pal - Undertale
22 Conker, named after the British word for testicles - Conker's Bad Fur Day
23 Rouge, whose name is more-than-suspiciously similar to the word ROGUE - Sonic The Hedgehog
24 Alliterative names for every single level - Sonic CD, Kirby's Return To Dreamland, et cetera
25 A SMASHING good time - Super Smash Bros.
26 Ekans, also known as Snake spelled backwards - Pokémon
27 Otacon, also known as the Otaku of the games - Metal Gear Solid
28 Lammy literally ROCKING Cathy Pillar's orphanage of babies to sleep in Stage 3 - Um Jammer Lammy
29 Chop Chop Master Onion's song in Stage 1 being a musical spoiler for the entire plot of the game - Um Jammer Lammy
30 Hot Coco - Crash Bandicoot
31 The level titles - Crash Bandicoot
32 Asgore Dreemurr: Sage or Murderer? - Undertale
33 EnDOGeny - Undertale
34 Splat + Platoon = Splatoon
35 SNOWdecahedron - Undertale
36 Asriel Dreemurr the Serial Murderer - Undertale
37 Hotland, like Holland except with deadly boiling lava - Undertale
38 The environmental conditions of Planet Zebes are neither enjoyable Norfair - Metroid
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