Every entry on this list is the first boss fought within their respective games and for whatever reason, they left their mark and made sure they wouldn’t be forgotten easily.
No Hydra from God of War? pfft
Both the Hydra in 1 and Poseidon in 3 were incredible first boss fights
First boss I thought about when I saw that title.
Same!! Can't believe it wasn't on this list. I remember that fight being Amazing the first time I played it. It was so big I remember thinking 'This is only the first boss!?!' It really set the pace for the beginning of the series.
My initial thought! Was unique to see at the time, mind blowing!
The Hydra GOW, The Colossus of Rhodes GOW II, Posiden GOW III and even The Hecatonchires in GOW Ascension are all memorable and epic 1st boss encounters. God of War is such a great series.
Is there any other thing on the site than 15-pages lists ?
Nope. This is their thing, as awful as it is.
Brock from Pokemon is a good one, mostly if you had Pokemon Yellow and Pikachu. Made Brock harder to beat.
Thundershock didn't do crap, but 25 of Pikachu's Quick Attacks took Onix down, I've done it before lol
i remember the first boss fight in shadow of the collusus. I just remember looking at it and thinking "they want to kill that thing? How in the hell....?"
Every battle in that game is daunting. I freaking love it.
Major Ocelot in MGS3.
That armadillo in Donkey kong 64
That armadillo scared the crap outta me when I was a kid. So did that damn Jack in the Box boss!
Great list! I think Shadow of the Colossus and Sonic should be higher!
Berzerker from the first Gears of War.
Tom Morello and not a single God of War first boss. This is the weirdest list ever.
My most memorable first boss fight was Fin Fang Foom from Marvel Ultimate Alliance. He was an awesome opening to an incredible game.
Kazuya on Tekken 2
Without doubt .. Melissa from Parasite Eve
Obviously they never played Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. The boss Quadraxis has to be THE most impressive boss I've ever seen. In the 12 or so years since I played that game I have never encountered another boss that invoked such a response
Tom Morello (Guitar Hero III: Legends Of Rock) is my fav one
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