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75 pieces of wisdom from video games

What possible wisdom could be gleaned from video games, you may well ask. Aim for the head? Always pick the bigger gun? Never back yourself against the sharper thumb skills of a prepubescent veteran with a name like 'n00bsl4yer'?

As this list attests, video games contain an assortment of eloquent quips and shrewd observations begging for your attention (apart from Fifa). From the ponderous to the powerful via the pretentious and hilarious, this list of 75 video game quotes won't establish you as the next Confucius, but it will expand your mind for the next four minutes or so.

Or you could always tap X to skip the talking and shoot someone in the face.



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