Ryu Hayabusa is the only psychotic swordsman we'd want on our team, and it's pretty obvious to see why. And after a quick vote in favour of toying with gaming conventions, the first major female protagonist in a videogame was born. 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. The latest version of Game Character Hub is currently unknown. In Pro Racing, the player is assisted by Alexis.
Players can switch between controlling air, land and sea vehicles instantly. Kratos is all of these things, but above all, he's angry. Let's not even get into the fact that he's actually the incarnation of a millennia-old demi-god who has been fighting a battle of good vs evil with his opponent, Kun Lan, across time. Overview Game Character Hub is a Shareware software in the category Miscellaneous developed by. Still, thanks to his mercifully unobservant marks and the abundance of one-size-fits-all enemy uniforms, no one is safe from the silent assassin. In addition to being built like a multi-storey car park, X's main weapon was his unpredictability.
Now somewhat overshadowed by his overalls-loving owner, Kong lives on through his 20 strong back catalogue, as well as his appearances in the Smash Bros and Mario Kart series. Donkey Kong First appeared in: Donkey Kong 1981 King Kong, Mighty Joe Young, Donkey Kong in the world of fictional gorillas, Donkey has some tough competition, but he trounces his rivals in the gorillas-in-gaming world yes, we're looking at you, Andross from Star Fox , smashing barrels into all comers with manic aplomb. You could never help but feel sorry for poor Garrett. If you want to whip up characters quick using their preloaded content, its nice. Ambitious sequel Underwurlde continued Sabreman's adventures, but it was the mind-boggling Knight Lore that most players will remember because it saw the helmeted hero reimagined in stunning 3D. And almost everyone's a skeleton. 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.
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. Possibly the angriest, bloodthirstiest computer game character ever to wear sandals and get away with it. It was an effective mechanic and one Capcom tried to revisit in Resident Evil: Nemesis. Most will be old friends, some will be new acquaintances but each and every one is a standout - be they cultural icon, inspired innovation or a masterpiece of character design. In World of Warcraft, Arthas is currently the boss to beat for stalwart bands of level 80s, since Icecrown Citadel has unlocked its gates and it's now open season on the Lich King for raiders everywhere. Suave, passionate, boney, and capable of solving increasingly tricksy puzzles occasionally involving beavers Manny is the man.
Sabre Man First appeared in: Sabre Wulf 1984 The brainchild of British coders Ultimate Play The Game now rechristened Rare, the geniuses behind modern classics such as GoldenEye, Banjo-Kazooie and Perfect Dark 1984's Sabre Wulf introduced Sabreman, a Dr Livingstone for the Mario generation in pith helmet and khaki shorts, slaughtering endangered species with a sword as he battled to escape a candy-coloured jungle. Manny Cavalera First appeared in: Grim Fandango 1998 Picture the scene: LucasArts' Tim Schafer is pitching his latest point and click adventure game after the successes of Full Throttle and The Monkey Island Series. True, Epic did stray a little in latter titles, introducing a cheesier alternative and a truly disturbing 'sexy' announcer voice, but the traditional, gravelly announcer will always be the commentator of choice. Here's hoping, nay, praying, the 2010 remake rewinds back to the good times please, Ubisoft? Also, he's not quite human, which also helps, and he welds the awesomely powerful 'dragon sword'. It provides a built-in generator for character and tileset creation. Dark, twisted and clutching a bloody knife, American McGee's interpretation of the children's story icon is an inspired medley of the benign and the macabre.
Among its many charms dual-wield lightsabers! 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. Posting could be for showing off or asking for feedback. But 15 games later and Duke has become his very own man, the characters he was designed to imitate and poke fun of writ large on the gaming landscape. Game Character Hub has not been rated by our users yet. As if having the ability to jump back in time a few seconds weren't reason enough to be impressed by the man, he's also a snarky, sarcastic, and ultimately a little bit human, and a huge amount of fun to play. Edit : after commenting, I ended up opening it up and getting some good use from it.
In the game, players assume control of a racer, who is trying to work their way to become successful in multiple disciplines. He isn't your average hero: merciless in his pursuit to further his own ends, wreak his revenge, and stab minotaurs square in the mouth. Dirk The Daring First appeared in: Dragon's Lair 1983 When Dirk first blundered into our lives, screeching and screaming at any form of danger, it was nothing short of a revelation. The game features a nonlinear story, that follows the unnamed player character as they go to become a racing icon in the United States by winning in all racing disciplines available in the game. Beautiful and horrifying, loveable and at times very, very frightening, Big Daddies are an appealing mixture of man and machine, tattooing their image firmly onto the retinas of any gamer who's braved Rapture's sunken halls.
Observant fans will note that the geometry-loving masochist actually has an oft-forgotten twin, who makes appearances with him during both games' climaxes. Well, obviously by harnessing his multiple personality disorder and physically manifesting his seven alter-egos, each of which has a distinct persona and set of unique, life-ending skills. Garrett First appeared in: Thief: The Dark Project 1998 Thief: The Dark Project is often described as the original 'first-person sneaker'. . Still Kane, you're one brilliant bad guy, and one of the most entertaining masterminds ever to scheme an evil scheme. The result allowed this manly man with his tin hat plenty of opportunities to show off his sword swinging skills as he made his way through the wizard's castle, past monsters and ghoulies galore, all with this Disney-esque tone and look that had kids transfixed. Nathan Drake First appeared in: Uncharted: Drake's Fortune 2007 Though he's running around the globe with a gun and a pretty journalist sidekick, somehow the Uncharted series' cocky protagonist Nathan Drake still feels like your mate.
They're like Rodney and Del Boy, Bogart and Bacall, Mario and Mushrooms. But for your own creation, it's not really worth it. Sonic First appeared in: Sonic The Hedgehog 1991. Pyramid Head First appeared in: Silent Hill 2 2001 A horrific personification of protagonist James Sunderland's repressed anger and penitence, Pyramid Head has a viscerally striking part to play in Silent Hill 2. Arguably the worst named character in the history of gaming a fiercely fought category, admittedly , Mr Kong was supposedly called 'Donkey' because his Japanese creator and game-devising legend, Shigeru Miyamoto, thought 'Donkey' meant stubborn or stupid in English, and 'Kong' was Japanese slang for Gorilla. Similar to the first game, it will place a huge emphasis on multiplayer. The Crew 2 requires a constant internet connection to play.
Now that the likes of Yoshi and Wario have been given their own games, and after his first rate performance in Super Mario Galaxy, we think that Bowser's time has come. However, Dr Fred wins out, even above the dastardly Purple Tentacle, superb though he was. I frankensprite all of my characters, meaning I just cut out and recolor parts from the available palette, creating whole new characters. Being an impervious adversary, it's surprising that his presence hasn't been more prominent in Konami's Silent Hill series - recently, making a brief appearance in Silent Hill: Homecoming. Uniquely, many observers have heralded Samus as a feminist icon in a male-dominated industry, who's able to save the day and slaughter the bad guys without needing to slip into sexy shorts or a bulging tank top. Dante First appeared in: Devil May Cry 2001 With his flowing frockcoat, shock of white hair, razor sharp tongue and twin pistols named Ebony and Ivory, Dante is surely one of the coolest mothers in the history of videogaming.