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Our Favorite Video Game Villains | GameSided Roundtable

Each week, GameSided's writers converge to provide their opinions, wishes, statements or critical thought on one general topic centered around video games.

This week’s GameSided Roundtable topic: “Who is your favorite video game villain?”

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SpinalRemains1381150d ago

Oh the irony.

To label Joel as a villain is to miss the forest past the tree.

Humanity is very deserving of a slow death, and Joel is 100% hero.

That's the whole point.

Aloy-Boyfriend1150d ago

Joel is no hero nor a villain. He just found his reason to keep fighting in that post apocalyptic world. Why should he give his reason to live to a group of delusional people to take Ellie's brain out and study the mutated virus? I really doubt the doctors could have done something in those conditions they were working on

And lets say they do manage to create a cure. Now how do you stop humanity from being cannivals and monsters? Something I realize while playing the game is that humanity is the real thread here. It's a welcome change in the survived genre as opposed to other games were the virus are the center of everything.

Any way you slice it, Joel handling over Ellie to the fireflies would have been a waste of life

CrowbaitBob1150d ago

Joel saved Ellie from getting her head chopped open. He's a hero in my book.

Der_Kommandant1150d ago (Edited 1150d ago )

I consider Solid Snake the major villain of the Metal Gear Saga.

Liquid, Solidus, but especially Big Boss were the true real heroes.

Aloy-Boyfriend1150d ago

Solid Snake is no villain but a puppet, while the other snakes fought for freedom.

Hoffmann1150d ago

Hoffmann's 10 favourite video game villains:

I. Geese Howard from Fatal Fury
II. Kefka Palazzo from Final Fantasy VI
III. Shang Tsung from Mortal Kombat
IV. Handsome Jack from Borderlands
V. M.Bison from Street Fighter: The Movie: The Game
VI. Heihachi Mishima from Tekken
VII. Dracula from Castlevania
VIII. Albert Wesker from Resident Evil
IX. Nobunaga Oda from Sengoku Basara
X. The Dark Queen from Battletoads.

FunkyGoron1150d ago

All pail to the might of...

Blinky from Pac Man, bastard always followed me everywhere.

ironcrow23861150d ago

My top baddies are (in no particular order)

Joker - arkham city
Handsome jack - borderlands
Illusive man/saren - mass effect
Frank Fontaine - bioshock
Vaas - far cry
Tenpenny - san andreas
Mahrunes dagon - ES oblivion
Killbane - saints row
Nemesis - resident evil
Robotnic - sonic 2