The Best Dabbing in Video Games

first_imgStay on target Can You Shoot 30-50 Feral Hogs in This Browser Game?Memes Brought Back ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle For Bikini Bottom’ The dance move known as “dabbing,” where practitioners bow their heads while stretching one arm out and bending the other, has been a Big Deal since 2015. But that’s an eternity in fashionable dance/internet meme time. Vine videos celebrating dabbing (the dance, not the marijuana variant) feel like hilarious but ancient history. However, because video games can take so long to make, there’s a delay between a hot trend and it showing up in your favorite digital entertainment. That’s why now, in 2017, we can finally and definitively rank the best examples of dabbing in video games (at least until Arms comes out).Luigi in Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom BattleIn case you thought this Nintendo/Ubisoft mashup couldn’t get any more bootleg, here’s Luigi dabbing in a strategy game.Donkey Kong in Mario Kart 8I’m a little suspicious as to why Donkey Kong of all characters dabs in Mario Kart 8, but this gaming ape spectacle does make an already gorgeous game even more stunning.Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s EndUncharted achieves its impressive visually fidelity by closely recording its actors’ performances. So Nolan North probably got paid to dab.Miis in MiitomoThe best part of Miitomo, Nintendo’s intriguing attempt at a social network, was its customizable photo feature. This was about as close as you could get to having your Mii dab.Soldiers in Call of Duty Black Ops IIIWith Call of Duty returning to World War II this year, does this mean that modern warfare tactics like dabbing will be left behind?Guardians in DestinyGraceful sneeze is an incredible euphemism for dabbing. This is better than Destiny the game itself.The Dancer in Just DanceUbisoft pumps out a new Just Dance every year, so of course, it has to keep up with current dance trends to stay relevant.Mario in Some Kind of Mario and Sonic OlympicsNo this isn’t an intentional dab, but it’s beautiful nonetheless.The Yeti King in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2The sequel to the shooter spin-off of the wonderful strategy franchise adds welcome new features like a single player, a zombie-filled future, and dabbing.These Kids at a Spelling BeeSpelling bees are sort of like video games, and these kids are sort of dabbing.Squidward in the Real WorldVideo game or not, Squidward dabbing on camera deserves to be internet canon.Shadow the HedgehogSonic the Hedgehog has got to go fast. Shadow the Hedgehog has got to go dab. I have got to go end my life.last_img

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