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Your pics: If silent video game characters could talk

Some game characters never speak. Whether it's a hardware limitation or a deliberate attempt to get you to connect more with your on-screen alter-ego, someone's hit the mute button on their entire lives. But what if they could talk? What would they say?

UPDATE: After getting the ball rolling with our own efforts (see page 2), we opened it up to you guys on Facebook and the GamesRadar forum. Some of you shopped together your own, while we've made the others up ourselves from your comments. Give yourselves a pat on the back - some of these are great!


Above: Sackboy by Sam Scarfone


Above: Halo 3: ODST by Jeremy Montalvo


Above: Modern Warfare 2's Ramirez by Aodhan Devlin


Above: Gordon Freeman from Half-Life 2 by EII2233


Above: Crackdown by Karl Smith


Above: Zelda's Link by Sam Scarfone


Above: Chrono Trigger by ssj4raditz


Above: Crackdown by Ravenbom


Above: Half-Life 2 by JohnnyMaverik


Above: Metroid by Ravenbom


Above: Flower by lemonleafs


Above: Pokemon by Hydrohs


Above: SoulCalibur's Voldo by Ravenbom


Above: Scribblenauts by Ravenbom


Above: Dead Space by (you guessed it) Ravenbom again

Well done everyone. Hit page 2 to see our original ideas if you missed them first time round. If you missed out this time and feel like having a go, you can still show your creative side in the forum.

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53 comments

  • bron1417 - March 2, 2010 2:01 a.m.

    i gotta give my man Ravenbom props for his shooping efforts. good work bro see you on the fourms.
  • D0CCON - February 28, 2010 10:24 p.m.

    Also, I feel sorry for the people who were considered a brother by xboxrulez. Nobody should have to sink that low, regardless of console of choice.
  • D0CCON - February 28, 2010 10:17 p.m.

    Scribblenauts: so true Pokemon: took me a second to get that one. Yeah, I know pokemon only say there own names Soulcalibur: replace with Ivy
  • Oddeh7 - February 26, 2010 9:30 p.m.

    Jetpack? God? Guys dont forget this: Priest is invincible. Priest+Excalibur=Mass Ownage. Or you can just use Blob.
  • curly_jefferson - February 26, 2010 12:31 p.m.

    I really love the user content on this site. some of you guys are so funny. Not to mention the hilarious staff
  • Felixthecat - February 25, 2010 6:56 p.m.

    @DrLovez69 You kinda suck. And yes, I like the fact that GR is adding user created content to the main site. It makes us feel speshul.
  • QWERTYCommander - February 25, 2010 5:36 a.m.

    Umm... Samus DOES actually talk in Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Zero Suit) and Metroid: Other M.
  • TheWebSwinger - February 25, 2010 1:30 a.m.

    You go Ravenbom.
  • Cyberninja - February 24, 2010 10:57 p.m.

    only in the cartoon he is ash in the games he is red
  • Ravenbom - February 24, 2010 10:16 p.m.

    Awesome! Thanks for putting up all the user content!
  • DrLovez69 - February 24, 2010 9:43 p.m.

    Soz xboxrulez, I simply refuse to believe you're serious, unless you have severe dyslexia. I mean you type so Bad (no offense intended) on PURPOSE. It just irritates me IMMENSELY. No, I have a PS3, Im not a "Fanboy" or whatever you guys call it, I have other hobbies, a life :P but I do love me some "experiment" games. (Heavy Rain....my GAWD) But I digress...... peeeeeace x
  • jackthemenace - February 24, 2010 7:47 p.m.

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY the zombies fainlly get their 2 cents worth @Xboxrulez- as much as i love the 360, i think you really need to learn to A) type, and B) not hate discriminately. as much as i prefer the 360, the PS3 does still have some good exclusives
  • metalgatesolid - February 24, 2010 6:26 p.m.

    Pixeljunk Monsters character: "And my ancestors laughed at me for learning the awkward art of male dancing, but look at me now!!!"
  • Conman93 - February 24, 2010 5:15 p.m.

    @ update I liked the chrono and isaac ones the best
  • Ell223 - February 24, 2010 5 p.m.

    Woop! Got mine in there.
  • boxmeizter - February 24, 2010 3:04 p.m.

    haha link can skip puberty....many times
  • dsiboy - February 24, 2010 12:13 a.m.

    Kirby is awesome!!! and ur NOT!!!
  • nomnom52 - February 23, 2010 10:40 p.m.

    What? no Pokemon? come on! all the main character says is "yes" or "no"!
  • Felixthecat - February 23, 2010 2:12 p.m.

    I love GRUK articles, they always either have really bad or average Photoshops, which adds to the humour. Also, Xboxrulez is a saint, leave him alone.
  • AuthorityFigure - February 23, 2010 2:06 p.m.

    I'm not sure about this article... Besides, Kirby both SUX and BLOWS. recaptcha: Under grandpa

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