History UncannyValley / VideoGames

21st May '17 7:13:00 PM wolftickets1969
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** A deliberate example of Uncanny Valley in the ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' DLC, Lonesome Road, is Ulysses. He wears a mask over the bottom half of his face and he never, ever blinks. He was also more detailed than the regular character model, so the effect looks quite eerie overall.

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** A deliberate example of Uncanny Valley in the ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' DLC, Lonesome Road, is Ulysses. He wears a respirator mask over the bottom half of his face and he never, ever blinks. blinks.[[note]]His facial model, respirator and dreadlocks included, is actually a full-face mask[[/note]] He was also more detailed than the regular character model, so the effect looks quite eerie overall.
18th May '17 2:18:07 PM Steven
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** The Zora race in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'' were basically fish beings with humanoid bodies and while their eyes made them look like aliens, it was fitting. When ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'' came around, the Zoras were made more detailed, but were given very human looking faces instead, which heavily clashed against their fish like appearance. '''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' has a happy medium; the the Zoras have a humanesque face lacking a nose and having cat-like eyes. Their head protrusions are shaped after a shark and their bodies are human shaped, though their arms, torsos, and necks are elongated.
13th May '17 12:03:44 PM nombretomado
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* This trope is among one of the many many problems with ''LimboOfTheLost''. The normal people end up looking far scarier than the ghoulish ones due to creepy Poser models and jerky animation.

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* This trope is among one of the many many problems with ''LimboOfTheLost''.''VideoGame/LimboOfTheLost''. The normal people end up looking far scarier than the ghoulish ones due to creepy Poser models and jerky animation.
7th May '17 2:10:31 PM Sammettik
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* In VideoGame/AngryBirds, the most noticeable feature in the series is [[ToothyBird that the Birds often have teeth.]] Even Red Bird has them in the game's logo. Also, both the birds and pigs lack limbs. This is [[AvertedTrope averted]] in TheAngryBirdsMovie, however.
* The pigs in Videogame/HayDay - Something's just not right with their appearance.
** It's probably the BlackEyesOfEvil.

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* In VideoGame/AngryBirds, ''VideoGame/AngryBirds'', the most noticeable feature in the series is [[ToothyBird that the Birds often have teeth.]] Even Red Bird has them in the game's logo. Also, both the birds and pigs lack limbs. This is [[AvertedTrope averted]] in TheAngryBirdsMovie, however.
* The pigs in Videogame/HayDay ''Videogame/HayDay'' - Something's just not right with their appearance.
** It's probably
appearance. Probably the BlackEyesOfEvil.
7th May '17 2:08:50 PM Sammettik
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** Good thing Jokers aren't rendered realistically...imagine what they would look like if they ''were''...no eyes or other facial features, just an evil grin...* shudder*

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** Good thing Jokers aren't rendered realistically...imagine what they would look like if they ''were''...no eyes or other facial features, just an evil grin...* shudder*



* This trope may have contributed to why [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4RyShkz5EA commercials]] of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII'' are so damn creepy.
** To be fair, those people ''are'' [[InvokedTrope supposed to be dead]].

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* This trope may have contributed to why [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4RyShkz5EA commercials]] of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII'' are so damn creepy.
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creepy. To be fair, those people ''are'' [[InvokedTrope supposed to be dead]].



* The title character of the Dreamcast virtual life simulator ''VideoGame/{{Seaman}}'' is a rather ugly humanesque head... on a fish's body (which eventually evolves into a frog's body). And it ''talks'' to you, providing [[TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything an unnervingly large number of possible responses]]. Enough said!

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* The title character of the Dreamcast virtual life simulator ''VideoGame/{{Seaman}}'' is a rather ugly humanesque head... on a fish's body (which eventually evolves into a frog's body). And it ''talks'' to you, providing [[TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything an unnervingly large number of possible responses]]. Enough said!



** The voices for the robots in ''Mann vs. Machine''.
7th May '17 2:06:35 PM Sammettik
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** ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros 4'' [[InvokedTrope deliberately]] gave VideoGame/MegaManClassic mechanical stiff movements, minimal expression, and the odd beep instead of a voice, to emphasize that he is ''not'' a [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Ridiculously Human Robot]]. It's downplayed in his debut trailer, but very apparent in his defeated clapping animation in-game, and the fact that he (and R.O.B.) doesn't move at all when holding his victory pose.

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** ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros 4'' [[InvokedTrope deliberately]] deliberately gave VideoGame/MegaManClassic mechanical stiff movements, minimal expression, and the odd beep instead of a voice, to emphasize that he is ''not'' a [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Ridiculously Human Robot]]. It's downplayed in match his debut trailer, but very apparent in his defeated clapping animation in-game, and original game as close as possible, which has the fact that he (and unfortunate consequence of making him move less fluidly than the less-human looking R.O.B.) He claps as mechanically as R.O.B. does, doesn't move at all when holding his victory pose.pose, and his poses are near identical to the NES sprites, which makes them look real bizarre when seen [[CheatedAngle from the side]].
3rd May '17 4:05:11 AM Piterpicher
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* Intentionally invoked in ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys'' and [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys2 all]] [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys3 three]] [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys4 of]] its sequels to make the animatronics more disturbing. Nothing more charming than pulling up a camera and seeing a robot [[ParanoiaFuel that wasn't there before]] and now [[NightmareFace looking back at you]] to make you feel [[SarcasmMode all nice and cozy]] at night. Of note is the history behind the characters: Scott originally developed kid-friendly games, but one such game, ''Chipper and Son's Lumber Co.'', was criticized for having characters that look like creepy animatronics. After a CreatorBreakdown, Scott decided to turn this flaw into an advantage by creating a horror game about creepy animatronics.

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* Intentionally invoked in ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys'' and [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys2 all]] [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys3 three]] four]] [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys4 of]] its [[VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddysSisterLocation its]] sequels to make the animatronics more disturbing. Nothing more charming than pulling up a camera and seeing a robot [[ParanoiaFuel that wasn't there before]] and now [[NightmareFace looking back at you]] to make you feel [[SarcasmMode all nice and cozy]] at night. Of note is the history behind the characters: Scott originally developed kid-friendly games, but one such game, ''Chipper and Son's Lumber Co.'', was criticized for having characters that look like creepy animatronics. After a CreatorBreakdown, Scott decided to turn this flaw into an advantage by creating a horror game about creepy animatronics.
23rd Apr '17 6:43:12 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/TalesSeries'':

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* ''Franchise/TalesSeries'':''VideoGame/TalesSeries'':
21st Apr '17 9:54:58 AM LegoLover58
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* In VideoGame/AngryBirds, the most noticable feature in the series is [[ToothyBird that the Birds often have teeth.]] Even Red Bird has them in the game's logo. Also, both the birds and pigs lack limbs. This is [[AvertedTrope averted]] in TheAngryBirdsMovie, however.

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* In VideoGame/AngryBirds, the most noticable noticeable feature in the series is [[ToothyBird that the Birds often have teeth.]] Even Red Bird has them in the game's logo. Also, both the birds and pigs lack limbs. This is [[AvertedTrope averted]] in TheAngryBirdsMovie, however.however.
* The pigs in Videogame/HayDay - Something's just not right with their appearance.
** It's probably the BlackEyesOfEvil.
16th Apr '17 4:03:35 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Spore}}'' can really run into this if a person doesn't know how to work with the creature creator (or just any other creator) very well. An even more special mention can go to people who've actually tried to make humans with the game's tools, which is not only downright creepy, but also very, very hideous.

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* ''{{Spore}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Spore}}'' can really run into this if a person doesn't know how to work with the creature creator (or just any other creator) very well. An even more special mention can go to people who've actually tried to make humans with the game's tools, which is not only downright creepy, but also very, very hideous.
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