Y'ever notice this about Akuma?

#1 Edited by I_smell (4212 posts) -

His mega hadouken thing always hits with the sounds of children laughing.

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It's pretty out of character, not really explained anywhere, and kind of nuts. He also does it in Marvel vs Capcom 3, but you only hear it for a slight second, really quietly:

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If anyone knows what the hell that's about, I'd like to hear it.

#2 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

Nope, I don't hear it. There must be something wrong with you.

#3 Posted by Icemael (6798 posts) -
@Ravenlight: 12 seconds into the first video, just as the move ends. You really don't hear it?
#4 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

@Icemael:

Okay maybe there's something wrong with me. I listened to that part like five times the first time I watched and never heard it.

I listened to it again and now I can totally hear it. Maybe it's a conspiracy.

#5 Posted by LordXavierBritish (6651 posts) -

I just got an achievement.

#6 Posted by Dogma (1006 posts) -

@LordXavierBritish said:

I just got an achievement.

Me too!

And I can hear the laughter too. Wierd.

#7 Posted by Video_Game_King (36566 posts) -

@Icemael said:

@Ravenlight: 12 seconds into the first video, just as the move ends. You really don't hear it?

To be fair, while I heard it, it's really faint. In fact, it's possible that I invented the sound.

#8 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

@Video_Game_King:

So it is a conspiracy! A moon conspiracy...

*readies dubstep to counter inevitable obscure JRPG soundtracks*

#9 Posted by Ramone (3077 posts) -

Can't hear it man

#10 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7097 posts) -

That's really creepy.

#11 Posted by RVonE (4796 posts) -

@Icemael said:

@Ravenlight: 12 seconds into the first video, just as the move ends. You really don't hear it?

Thanks! At first I didn't know when the sound would occur. Now I know where it is I definitely hear it. I can't hear it in the MVC video, though.

#12 Posted by newmarcom (317 posts) -

Never really noticed in AE. But definitely always hear in Marvel.

#13 Posted by Dagbiker (7022 posts) -

I just got half an Achievement, and i don't even know who this Akuma girl is. So thank you.

#14 Posted by Bocam (4043 posts) -

That's kinda creepy. I guess?

#15 Posted by Catarrhal (869 posts) -

Wow, that's pretty fucked up!

To those who can't hear it, check the Marvel vs. Capcom video; grab a decent pair of headphones, and listen closely to the right channel at 0:57. There's no mistaking it.

#16 Posted by Klaptos (185 posts) -

@Catarrhal said:

Wow, that's pretty fucked up!

To those who can't hear it, check the Marvel vs. Capcom video; grab a decent pair of headphones, and listen closely to the right channel at 0:57. There's no mistaking it.

Yep, totally hear it. Kinda creepy.

#17 Edited by LordAndrew (14588 posts) -

I didn't hear it. I guess I'll listen again.

#18 Edited by MikeGosot (3235 posts) -

@LordAndrew said:

I didn't hear it. I guess I'll listen again.

0:57 at the Marvel video, when he charges his punch. 0:12 in the first video, after the move.

#19 Posted by Gravier251 (218 posts) -

wow rather weird. It took me a while to hear it but it is definitely there. Very quiet and subtle, quite odd.

#20 Posted by falconpunch (181 posts) -

yeah, no idea

#21 Posted by BigSteve1983 (76 posts) -

Maybe Akuma's power comes from the cries and tears of scared children?

Also the audio is more clear on the Street fighter 4 video than the M vs C 3. You really need decent headphones for that one.

#22 Posted by Mesoian (1618 posts) -

Akuma is friend to all children

#23 Posted by Chalian (215 posts) -

interesting

#24 Posted by myketuna (1785 posts) -

Maybe it's one of the developer's kids laughing? Snuck it in and future people left it?

#25 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19824 posts) -

Wow, what the hell? That really is kinda creepy.

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