Countless hours of focus and skill have brought you to this point. You're embedded deep behind enemy lines, with your pistol the only thing keeping you alive. Checking your ammo counter, you realize you only have a few bullets left. Better make 'em count, kid. Then, just as you're about to leave the safety of cover, a guard taunts you--a very likely situation in a to-the-death battle. But as the taunt escapes the guard's virtual lips, you realize his word choice is a bit... strange. Nonsensical, even.
"Hey idiot, I can do 1,000 push-ups, but I'll be pushing you down six feet under!" What? Why would he say that? Surely the guard knows he's about to be killed? Sometimes battle taunts add a layer of immersion to combat-heavy games; other times, they feel so bizarre and out of place that we can't help but think, "what the hell?" The following are some of the stranger combat taunts video game characters say during life-or-death encounters.