Submitted by THESHAUNZY 1242d ago | article

Badass “Over the Hill” Heroes

Gaming has blessed us with some of the greatest heroes in the past couple of decades. Yet one trend find our heroes getting well a little older, a little wiser. The majority of these badass characters have appeared in multiple games and are celebrated throughout the industry. So what makes you an over the hill badass? (3DS, Assassin's Creed: Revelations, GameCube, Max Payne 3 , Metal Gear Solid 3D: Snake Eater, Nintendo DS, PC, PS Vita, PS2, PS3, PSP, Splinter Cell Conviction 2, Wii, Wii U, Xbox, Xbox 360)

TheSuperior  +   1242d ago
Lol go ezio and Sam! My favorite 'grandpa' in gaming would be John marston!
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sloth3395  +   1242d ago
cant be Sam he is getting younger in every new game
Tokyo_reject  +   1241d ago
He's actually older in the new game.....just new design lol
sloth3395  +   1241d ago
if he is older then how come he can more so much better then he could in the older games where he said he is getting too old and not able to do as much as he did before
onyoursistersback  +   1241d ago
can any one tell me how old John Marson is? i love that character!!! I just know he cant be old enough to be on this list.
TheSuperior  +   1241d ago
I'm pretty sure that John was born in 1873. He's one of my favorite characters of all time!
Skateboard  +   1242d ago
# 1 Old Snake.
waltyftm  +   1242d ago
Agreed, Old Snake is the greatest gaming hero there has ever been.
Mr_Kuwabara  +   1241d ago
He sucks at CQC compared to Big Boss though. If they would had fought hand to hand combat, I'm sure Big Boss would had smacked him silly.
The_Hooligan  +   1241d ago
Big Boss from MGS3 vs Solid Snake from MGS. Would be a very intriguing match up.
sarydactl  +   1242d ago
neat choices
HebrewHammer  +   1241d ago
Not enough Deckard Cain
MySwordIsHeavenly  +   1241d ago
Haha. I like Deckard because he was named after a kid from my school. He won the contest that Blizzard ran years ago, so they made a character with his name.
HebrewHammer  +   1241d ago
NO WAY! So the famous Deckard Cain was named after your friend?!

Does your friend also happen to say "stay a while, and listen!" lol
TheGrimBunny  +   1241d ago
Good article!
OldSnakePS3  +   1241d ago
my avatar, nothing even comes close to the epicness
Tokyo_reject  +   1241d ago
What about Heihachi Mishima D= ???? lol!!!
THESHAUNZY  +   1241d ago
that guys a bad guy dude... who tosses their 5 year old son down a ravine... seriously
Tokyo_reject  +   1241d ago
But his son he tossed was Kazuya Mishima...which is a bad guy, so that makes him a hero lol!!!
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THESHAUNZY  +   1241d ago
STOP! lol
Sainox16  +   1241d ago
No kratos? I mean he's clearly no father of the year lol but he was a hero....sorta haha
THESHAUNZY  +   1241d ago
So how old is Kratos? Is he over 50 years old?
Sainox16  +   1241d ago
Hes time itself lol he was human then god then human again so beats me how old he is hah
BlackPhoenix  +   1241d ago
Captain Price fulfills the author's criteria.
And what about Altair? He truly retires as a grandpa and becomes a legend. Even for grandpa Auditore :-P

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