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Submitted by Pozzle 1160d ago | opinion piece

Top 5: Greatest Villains in Gaming History

From Darth Malak in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic to Mario's nemesis Bowser and more, the 411 staff ranks their top 5 gaming villains of all time! (Final Fantasy VI, Mortal Kombat, PC, Portal, PS3, Retro, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Street Fighter, Wii, World of Warcraft, Xbox 360)

abzdine  +   1160d ago
Dr. Eggman is for me one of the most famous villains ever.
Ganondorf and Sephiroth are also very popular.
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DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   1160d ago
Kelfka hands down. Started off a weak clown and Became God. Also has the most epic Final boss theme ever.
Snarkasaur  +   1160d ago
There's still no one quite like Kefka, outside of maybe The Joker, and Kefka's aspirations are much higher than even that other insane clown.

Damn, that was such a good hurts to think about.
wishingW3L  +   1160d ago
Kefka is so overrated. He only appears like 3 times in the entire game. First he kills a village by poisoning the water, then you fight him for the first time, then he disappears and somehow becomes a god and you kill it. The end. =/

What makes such a shallow character being a good villain? There are no motives, his story is not explained.... He is bad just because. There is no depth anywhere.
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DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   1160d ago
Kefka is evil because he was the first human experiment to be infused with "magitek" but it was imperfect and him lose his sanity. As a result of the loss of his sanity from the procedure, Kefka became a cruel, destructive madman.

Also you actually fight kefka 5 times in the game. He has good one liners, a wierd sense of humor and hates everything Kefkas a great villian.

IMO Septhiroth is much more overatted you dont actually see him till the end of FFVII
Freak of Nature  +   1160d ago
I do agree with Dr.EGGMAN, Kelfka too, but I wanted more, the Joker has to be on most lists...

One of my personal favorites will probably never make any lists...*Yo Mama* from Oddworld's Strangers wrath...
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MysticStrummer  +   1160d ago
I know he's a newcomer to the bad guy scene, but I'm enjoying the villainy of Handsome Jack in Borderlands 2.

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