History UglyCute / VideoGames

11th Oct '17 10:05:52 AM 64SuperNintendo
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** Petey Piranha certainly is this. While he is a huge, powerful plant monster with an enormous teeth-filled maw, he has an easy-going and laid back personality to compensate with. Add a lovable [[TheDitz imbecility]], adorable [[TheKlutz clumsiness]], [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and a pair of bright red polka-dot underwear]].
** Many of the bosses from the ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy'' games are huge and intimidating, yet rather goofy-looking. For example, the [[VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy first game]] have bosses like the [[ManEatingPlant Dino Piranha]], [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Bouldergeist]], [[GiantSpider Tarantox]] and [[CreepyCockroach Bugaboom]]. The [[VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy2 sequel]] have the [[EggshellClothing Peewee Piranha]], [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Gobblegut]], [[AdiposeRex Glamdozer]], and [[DishingOutDirt Squizzard]]. Then, throughout the sub-series, the trope is averted in two very different ways, with the [[RuleOfCute conventionally adorable]] [[RollingAttack Rollodillo]], and the [[NightmareFuel downright terrifying]] [[{{Megalodon}} Kingfin]].

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** Petey Piranha certainly is this. While he is a huge, powerful plant monster with an enormous teeth-filled maw, he has an easy-going and laid back laid-back personality to compensate with. Add a lovable [[TheDitz imbecility]], adorable [[TheKlutz clumsiness]], [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and a pair of bright red polka-dot underwear]].
** Many of the bosses from the ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy'' games are huge and intimidating, yet rather goofy-looking. For example, the [[VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy first game]] have has bosses like the [[ManEatingPlant Dino Piranha]], [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Bouldergeist]], [[GiantSpider Tarantox]] and [[CreepyCockroach Bugaboom]]. The [[VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy2 sequel]] have has the [[EggshellClothing Peewee Piranha]], [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Gobblegut]], [[AdiposeRex Glamdozer]], and [[DishingOutDirt Squizzard]]. Then, throughout the sub-series, the trope is averted in two very different ways, with the [[RuleOfCute conventionally adorable]] [[RollingAttack Rollodillo]], and the [[NightmareFuel downright terrifying]] [[{{Megalodon}} Kingfin]].
18th Sep '17 8:40:41 AM Rytex
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** Baby Metroids, both the plot-significant one in ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' and the bitty little things in ''[[VideoGame/MetroidPrime2Echoes Prime 2]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption 3]]''.

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** Baby Metroids, both the plot-significant one in ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' and the bitty little things in ''[[VideoGame/MetroidPrime2Echoes Prime 2]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption 3]]''. Your meeting with the first one in ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz1cffHJ5EY shows this off rather well]], but then [[spoiler:[[BewareTheNiceOnes Ridley finds out the hard way]] [[KillerRabbit what happens when you touch the baby's mama]]]].
18th Sep '17 6:59:45 AM SolidSonicTH
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* Baby Franchise/{{Metroid}}s, both the plot-significant one in ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' and the bitty little things in ''[[VideoGame/MetroidPrime2Echoes Prime 2]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption 3]]''.
* Little Birdie from ''VideoGame/MetroidOtherM'' is adorable, even when [[KillerRabbit it kills the scientists]]. [[spoiler:Turns out that it's baby Ridley!]]

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* Franchise/{{Metroid}}s tend to inspire this reaction. Larval Metroids (the typically encountered Metroid) look like big jellyfish with pincers underneath so they aren't that threatening by themselves (it's [[FaceHugger what they can do]] that makes them chilling). Their first stage evolution, the Alpha form (first seen in ''VideoGame/MetroidIIReturnOfSamus''), also can produce this response as they don't even have a visible way of latching onto anything (looking more like a slug that's cradling a transparent ball).
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Baby Franchise/{{Metroid}}s, Metroids, both the plot-significant one in ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' and the bitty little things in ''[[VideoGame/MetroidPrime2Echoes Prime 2]]'' and ''[[VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption 3]]''.
* ** Little Birdie from ''VideoGame/MetroidOtherM'' is adorable, even when [[KillerRabbit it kills the scientists]]. [[spoiler:Turns out that it's baby Ridley!]]
10th Aug '17 11:16:24 PM Midna
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** Pearl from ''VideoGame/Splatoon2''. With her ForeheadOfDoom and snaggleteeth (in addition to the three fangs Inklings normally have), she's definitely a lot uglier than most Inklings[[note]]There's a reason [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff international audiences prefer the more conventionally attractive Marina]] over her[[/note]]. For some, though, that's all part of her charm.
20th Jun '17 5:20:17 PM rjd1922
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Gligar is a flying scorpion-bat with a huge stinger and claws. Perhaps these exaggerated features contribute to its charm, as well as its big eyes, its treatment of Ash in the anime, and its expressive tongue.

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** Gligar is a flying scorpion-bat with a huge stinger and claws. Perhaps these exaggerated features contribute to its charm, as well as its big eyes, its treatment of Ash in the anime, and its expressive tongue.
17th Jun '17 1:19:27 PM Abodos
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** ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' Patricia, a "sand seal" that basically looks like a walrus with a Mohawk and an intense facial expression. The cute part comes largely from her red hair bow and, according to Padda's translations, her [[PungeonMaster penchant for "painful seal puns."]]

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** ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' has Patricia, a "sand seal" that basically looks like a walrus with a Mohawk and an intense facial expression. expression. The cute part comes largely from her red hair bow and, according to Padda's translations, her [[PungeonMaster penchant for "painful seal puns."]]
17th Jun '17 1:19:05 PM Abodos
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** ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' Patricia, a "sand seal" that basically looks like a walrus with a Mohawk and an intense facial expression. The cute part comes largely from her red hair bow and, according to Padda's translations, her [[PungeonMaster penchant for "painful seal puns."]]
10th Jun '17 4:18:30 PM HarpieSiren
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** Even Mario and Luigi have elements of this, big, comical noses and bushy mustaches aren't features usually considered cute, after all.
19th May '17 8:08:17 PM DeltaDart
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Gligar is a flying scorpion-bat with a huge stinger and claws. Perhaps these exaggerated features contribute to its charm, as well as its big eyes, its treatment of Ash in the anime, and its expressive tongue.
26th Apr '17 12:31:15 AM 4444jdm
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** [[http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:167Spinarak.png Spinarak]]. It's a spider[[note]]Four-legged, sure, but still very arachnid[[/note]] the size of a human baby, and it's disarmingly adorable.

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** [[http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:167Spinarak.png Spinarak]]. It's a spider[[note]]Four-legged, sure, but still very arachnid[[/note]] the size of a human baby, and it's disarmingly adorable. ''VideoGame/PokemonGo'' even [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/pokemon/images/0/09/Spinarak-GO.png/revision/latest?cb=20170223050833 renders it like a plush]].
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