Wario (Introduced in Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins), 18. Nathan Drake (Introduced in Uncharted: Drake's Fortune), 8. Oh, and survive all the centrifugal pressure you'd expect to endure when spinning about on your rear as you perform loop-de-loops in bizarrely well-designed circles of earth littered around the golden-ring covered landscape. Whether it's watching him anoint Scala Sorrowgrave, riding alongside his mortal self during the Culling of Stratholme or doing his bidding in the Death Knight starting zone, Arthas enriches every aspect he touches, his backstory filling in as you level and making the Lich King's final fall (and phat lewt drop) all the more poignant. Page 1 of 11: Page 1 … Feb 01, 2013. Simply put, Nate's a charming son of a bitch and the gaming character we'd most like to go out drinking with - an accolade we don't bestow lightly. Just look at him! Tsk, tsk, tsk...Still, you're a charming, fire-firing, turtle-shelled, evil mastermind, and you're so ruthlessly patient and devilish we've learned to respect you, fear you, and, um, even love you. What's more, you're damn useful for knocking people into lava on Mario Kart, and we'd admire you for that ability alone to be honest. Oft imitated (not least by BioWare themselves: see Dragon Age: Origins' prissy golem, Shale), never bettered. Beginning as an action pastiche, he swiftly evolved into his very own character, as we've watched him grow from rookie spy to aged, but still lithe, espionage-loving old timer, complete with eye patch and greying hair and everything - superbly voiced by gravel-tongued voice-actor and X-Men screenwriter, David Hayter. —BL, Coolest traits: A reformed outlaw and devoted family man, he can rope a bucking bronco, skin a wild cougar, take out a dozen marauding gunslingers, and rescue a kidnapped courtesan before you've finished reading your morning blogs. Yes, we went there. The one who can climb almost anything. Scorpion is him, and you can hear it in his voice every time a spear launches from his palm to draw an unlucky opponent near — ''Get over here!'' This girls' Vanellope Von Schweetz costume comes licensed from the movie that’s all about video games, Wreck It Ralph. Ryu's look hasn't evolved hugely from his initial appearance (with a slight hair variance here and there - he was ginger in the original Street Fighter, after all); dressed in his white keikogi, red headband and matching gloves, he has remained the definitive beat-'em-up fighter and go-to-guy for the discerning player since the days of SF2. First appeared in: The Secret Of Monkey Island (1996). Fred remains the ultimate bodging scientist, hell-bent on buggering everything up and then fixing it again with the same nutty relish he applied while cocking it all up in the first place. Special attention should be given to Snake for one thing he does above all others: his ability to swiftly whip out a cardboard box, hide in it, and remain unnoticed despite the fact that he's wiggling slowly across a room. When Dirk first blundered into our lives, screeching and screaming at any form of danger, it was nothing short of a revelation. Mario, Sonic and their ilk are the De Niros and Bogarts of the gaming world, closer to the hearts of die-hard console-addicts than any Hollywood icon could be. However, after only two Half-Life games (and a couple of expanded episodes), Freeman has become a gaming icon, synonymous with the apotheosis of first-person action. Since most games tend to fit at least 2 genres, I stuck to the more stereotypical game names for each genre, hence why sport games can only be found in the sports genre, even though they could technically fit other genres as well. Loveable, nigh-unkillable and endlessly entertaining, it's hard to imagine playing through the Baldur's Gate saga without Minsc at your side. With tons of names found in online games, we have collected the best available names for use. The thing is about Horny is that he comes in two different versions. But it's his sardonic amorality that shines through most of all, ensuring Garrett a place as one of gaming's most appealing anti-heroes. You could argue that Sonic looks old-fashioned now — the neon-red shoes, the spiky haircut, the self-satisfied smirk that positively screams ''I Am the King of 1991!'' Share This Story. Make way evil, he's armed to the teeth and packing a hamster! And while this may be an indication that Nintendo's dumpy plumber isn't as relevant today as he once was, Mario's place in the pantheon of gaming is assured. Pull together a list of the most iconic video game characters of all time and chances are there would be very few surprises. Bad Mr. Frosty from ClayFighter (Introduced in Super Nintendo), 16. But whether you see her as a breakthrough for feminism or just another faceless sci-fi warrior, 1986's unexpected reveal that showed women could be more in gaming lore than eye candy for geeky boys was a refreshing and unforgettable moment. He may look like an indecisive pie-chart, but the sight of the original om-nom-nommer is as recognisable as McDonalds' Golden Arches or Darth Vader's helmet - the definitive symbol of his medium. He womanizes. One who's able to blitz across the screen at ludicrously high speed. His weapon of choice? Some samples from Duke Nukem 3D: ''I like a good cigar, and a bad woman.'' there is not any cool usernames that i can put for my new blizzard username!!! Earthworm Jim (Introduced in Earthworm Jim), 20. An unlikely hero who introduced a generation to the joys of videogaming, Miner Willy is one of the most important contributions to British pop culture in the last 50 years, and will be remembered forever as the first purely digital superstar to ignite the imagination of kids across the UK. The character is the quintessential geek fantasy: a first class, card-carrying uber nerd who's thrust into the breach and forced to fend off an inter-dimensional invasion as well as squads of well-armed government goons - not something the average MIT graduate expects on his first day at work. Pixels? The brush file for the character was simply called 'Guy', and lo, with the filename Guybrush.bbm, history was made. Improbably proportioned, implausibly muscled and unspeakably hardcore, this is the badass COG trooper we all wish we could be. First appeared in: Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic (2003). Digital Tony Hawk has many friends, including Spider … The team over at Creative Bloq put together a list of 100 Amazing Adobe Illustrator Tutorials.Page 5 of that list has 12 tutorials tackling character design.. (click here for evidence) Forget sniping, backflipping, or crawling through air ducts... waddling across a room inside a box, now that's what black ops are all about. First appeared in: Thief: The Dark Project (1998). —DF, Coolest traits: Combine the heroism of Luke Skywalker, the bravado of Top Gun's Maverick, and the foxiness of, well, a red fox, and you wind up with this cocky but noble mercenary pilot. Easily the suavest videogame character without a pulse. And then there?s his green and black cybernetic armor, topped with one of the best pieces of headgear in the sci-fi/fantasy genre — making him the Star Wars stormtrooper of the 21st century. Forget Bowser, Ganondorf and Dr Robotni:, if you're after the most terrifying, psychologically disturbing and downright memorable evil mastermind in video games then look no further than System Shock's Sentient Hyper-Optimized Data Access Network, or SHODAN. Below, you will find my 7 selections. … Vary, Coolest traits: He didn't have Michael Jordan's gleaming bald head or even wear the legend's No. Rare for this list in being a partnership instead of just one character, we'd have liked to have separated them, but what with Max being a bonkers "hyperkinetic rabbity thing" we got scared and kept them together. Are you the GM of a pen & paper RPG, currently in urgent need of names for a group of elves, dwarves, orcs, etc.? Suave, passionate, boney, and capable of solving increasingly tricksy puzzles (occasionally involving beavers) Manny is the man. And almost everyone's a skeleton. Very down to earth, very normal. Roster Player, a.k.a. When James Bond goes to sleep, he dreams of being Joanna Dark. Still, everybody knew ''Roster Player,'' with his so-not-cool No. There's a bit of Gordon in all of us, you see: noble, mischievous, intelligent and, beneath it all, a kick-ass action hero bubbling beneath the surface. A night elf demon hunter who became a demon himself, Illidan made his appearance as an unlikely ally in Warcraft III, consuming the Skull of Gul'dan (obviously) and taking on a terrible, winged form as a result. —Darren Franich, Coolest traits: The only female character in the original SFII lineup, Chun Li broke up the boys' club with her signature move, the Lightning Kick. 710067), WandaVision: Everything You Need To Know Before Watching The Show, Cobra Kai Interview: Ralph Macchio & William Zabka Go Head-To-Head, 2021 Movie Preview: Every Major Movie Coming Soon, Corin Hardy Talks Us Through His Killer Christmas Quadruple-Bill, Wonder Woman 1984: Patty Jenkins On The Power Of Superheroes. Along with Duke and Jax, other video game names for boys in the US Top 1000 include Dante, Fox, Kane, Maximo, Niko, Phoenix, Raiden, and Trevor. Bauer Media Group consists of: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd, Company number: 01176085, Bauer Radio Ltd, Company Number: 1394141, Registered Office: Media House, Peterborough Business Park, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA H Bauer Publishing,Company Number: LP003328, Registered Office: Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, London, NW1 7DT.All registered in England and Wales. Well spoken, sir. And you'd be right. Some folks have all the luck! Film might have Schwarzenegger, but Gaming's got Mr Nukem, and who needs Arnie when Duke's in town with a shotgun to fire and a cigar to chew on? A genetic experiment created using the DNA of an alien life form called Jenova, Sephiroth began the game as the legendary leader of elite Shin-ra special forces group, SOLDIER. Of all the marines, in all the alternate galaxies, in all the fictional universes, the gruntiest, muscliest, most trigger-happy of them all is one Mr Marcus Fenix. Ever got stuck at the "Your name here" part of a role playing character sheet or video game? When I was 16, I had an unhealthy obsession with Alistair Theirin from Dragon Age: Origins! Justin Bieber on January 28, 2020: I am Jb. "), the omnipresent announcer epitomises the quintessential UT experience. First appeared in: Warcraft III: Reign Of Chaos (2002). But someone special gave me a name for a popular game called fortnite. In the early 80s! Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition released a list of the top 50 video game characters, based on feedback from a 13,000-person pool of … 25 Max Payne – Max Payne Series. "Chron-o-Johns"). Kane has been played to camp perfection by actor Joseph Kucan througout the series' 15-year-long existence; in fact, the actor was recently on the receiving end of a Guinness World Record nod for longest-running actor in any video game franchise. Shepard is a Mass Effect stalwart, one of the top 30 video game characters of all time per a GameInformer fan poll, and a transcendent figure who can be played as male or female. Sonic's charm is in his swagger, his speed, and that shocked little face he pulls when he loses all his rings on a spike. First appeared in: Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse (1990). Really, really angry. The son of a notorious demon who dedicates his life to exterminating hellspawn, Dante hasn't always been a darling of the gaming massive; although his cocky attitude and acerbic wit won him legions of fans in the original Devil May Cry, the development team behind the second game turned him into a brooding, virtually silent hero, alienating a fanbase that lived its life vicariously through Dante's arrogant devil-bashing. Gaming's answer to The Flash, his sheer speediness and unhinged desire for thrill-taking is what makes him so playable, a fluid, fun-loving mentalist who can roll into a perfectly spherical ball at an extreme pace. The most recognisable gaming hero of all time - if not exactly the coolest - Mario only missed out on our top spot by a whisker. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Coolest traits: Twisted Metal's flagship villain, a psychotic clown on the lam from a Los Angeles mental institution, terrorized the streets behind the wheel of a stolen ice cream truck. 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