Quotes / Serial Escalation

"Serious Sam 3 is a constant prelude to itself, an ode to destruction forever building to greater crescendos, an orgy of cartoon violence that keeps on inviting new participants instead of slowing down and catching its breath. Each new weapon marks a leap upwards in the scale of its increasingly absurd onslaught of enemies and crumbling scenery, and each time you’ll think 'Good grief, this is ridiculous: there’s no way it can top this.' But it does. It always does."
Rock Paper Shotgun

There was only one sure thing I knew when starting HS. That was that this thing would go batshit insane in ways I couldn't begin to imagine. In fact, it was practically the mission statement.
Andrew Hussie, on Homestuck.

We're here to make coffee metal. We will make everything metal. Blacker than the blackest black times infinity!
Nathan Explosion, Metalocalypse

Asker: "No One Can Hear You" [was] one of the strangest Adventure Time episodes yet.
Adam Muto: tip of the iceberg
— the Formspring of Adam Muto, creative director for Adventure Time

"I’ve always thought that one of the the great things about physics is that you can add more digits to any number and see what happens and nobody can stop you."
Randall Munroe, What If?: "Diamond"

”That descended into the absurd rather quickly.”
Trader Johan, Dreamworks Dragons: Race to the Edge