"Don't you love games that just end with a black screen with plain text?"
The Angry Video Game Nerd:
You know what? I don't expect a good ending, either. Why work hard on creating an elaborate ending when you've made the game so hard to figure out that there's not a chance in hell anyone would get that far? In fact, I expect a shitty ending. A fucking loathsome, ass-sucking shit-heap of an ending! Little Red Hood's Grandma: OH!MY DEAR LITTLE RED HOOD! THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMING! The Angry Video Game Nerd: [drops the controller in surprise, then picks up bottles of Rolling Rock]
You did not
"Thank you for releasing me!" *poof*
— Some dragons who had nothing much to say in the very first Spyro the Dragon
"LONG LIVE FLASH. YOU'VE SAVED YOUR EARTH. HAVE A NICE DAY."
AND PROOVED THE JUSTICE OF OUR CULTURE.
NOW GO AND REST OUR HEROES!"
You beat the game, you're feelin' pretty cool You stayed up all night and missed a day of school You played like a champ, so what do you get? 37 pounds of Jack Shit.
"I sat around leveling for hours, spent eons waiting to heal, and all you do for the ending is say congratulations. More like 'Congratulations! It's over!', or 'Congratulations! You never have to play Hydlide again!', or 'CONGRATULATIONS! Throw this cartridge into a garbage disposal!'"
"I'm only here because gamers would be posting all sorts of complaints if we didn't include SOME kind of ending."
— Professor Yaiman, Bangai-O Spirits