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#1 Posted by Red (5991 posts) -

So, after watching some clips of BioShock Infinite, I've decided that Booker DeWitt is the best character name I've heard. That being said, a lot of other games have some pretty great names for characters, (Travis Touchdown, Frank Fontaine, and many, many others) which are some of your favorites? I'm not talking about actual characters here, by the way. Solely their names.

#2 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4658 posts) -

Garcia "Fucking" Hotspur

#3 Posted by WickedFather (1720 posts) -

Alex Mason.  It's all you need.

#4 Posted by WilltheMagicAsian (1543 posts) -
#5 Posted by FinalBoss (86 posts) -

I wouldn't say its the best but I really like the name Paxton Fettel from the Fear games.

#6 Posted by 1nfinitum (200 posts) -

Bitterman.

#7 Posted by phrali (646 posts) -

not a fan of fallout but

DOGMEAT

#8 Posted by Cheesebob (1212 posts) -

BIG BO

#9 Edited by supermike6 (3523 posts) -

Forrest Kaysen is a cool name. I also like Pheonix Wright a lot.

#10 Posted by Teptom (2045 posts) -
#11 Posted by James_Giant_Peach (751 posts) -

Dick Gumshoe

#12 Posted by ajamafalous (11592 posts) -

Doomguy

#13 Posted by Athadam (638 posts) -

Charlie Tunoku

#14 Posted by TruthTellah (7674 posts) -

Brono.

#15 Posted by lithiumproject (32 posts) -

"I am Heavy weapons guy".

#16 Edited by Vextroid (1317 posts) -

@WickedFather said:

Alex Mason. It's all you need.

Uh no. Alec Mason is the best name ever.

Seriously it would probably be I dunno... Solid Snake?

Edit: Sparky Whitmore.

#17 Posted by Brodehouse (9370 posts) -
@Vextroid said:

@WickedFather said:

Alex Mason. It's all you need.

Uh no. Alec Mason is the best name ever.

But what about Alex Mercer?!
#18 Posted by AlexanderSheen (4674 posts) -

Pheonix Wright or Frank West

#19 Posted by whyareyoucrouchingspock (976 posts) -
#20 Posted by DelroyLindo (387 posts) -

The Great Mighty Poo, obviously

#21 Posted by Elazul (1327 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

Garcia "Fucking" Hotspur

This, obviously. The only other one that even comes close is "Marauder Shields, Attourney-at-Law".

#23 Posted by hermes (1270 posts) -

Travis Touchdown is both the best and worst name... for pretty much the same reasons.

#24 Posted by EarlessShrimp (1591 posts) -
#25 Posted by Fasckira (62 posts) -
#26 Posted by Ravenlight (8033 posts) -

@Elazul said:

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

Garcia "Fucking" Hotspur

This, obviously. The only other one that even comes close is "Marauder Shields, Attourney-at-Law".

Marauder Shields > all

#27 Posted by MooseyMcMan (9780 posts) -

@Ravenlight said:

@Elazul said:

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

Garcia "Fucking" Hotspur

This, obviously. The only other one that even comes close is "Marauder Shields, Attourney-at-Law".

Marauder Shields > all

I feel like Marauder Shields shouldn't count because his name changes after a couple hits.

#28 Posted by Elazul (1327 posts) -

@MooseyMcMan said:

@Ravenlight said:

@Elazul said:

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

Garcia "Fucking" Hotspur

This, obviously. The only other one that even comes close is "Marauder Shields, Attourney-at-Law".

Marauder Shields > all

I feel like Marauder Shields shouldn't count because his name changes after a couple hits.

So his marriage certificate was approved halfway through you shooting him to death, that's not his fault! That relationship wouldn't have lasted anyway, Elcor are notoriously hard to please. He would've been a Shields again soon enough.

#29 Posted by MooseyMcMan (9780 posts) -

@Elazul said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@Ravenlight said:

@Elazul said:

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

Garcia "Fucking" Hotspur

This, obviously. The only other one that even comes close is "Marauder Shields, Attourney-at-Law".

Marauder Shields > all

I feel like Marauder Shields shouldn't count because his name changes after a couple hits.

So his marriage certificate was approved halfway through you shooting him to death, that's not his fault! That relationship wouldn't have lasted anyway, Elcor are notoriously hard to please. He would've been a Shields again soon enough.

Okay, I'm on board now.

#30 Posted by Funkydupe (3293 posts) -

GARSHASP.

#31 Posted by Slaker117 (4835 posts) -

Am I really the first person here to say Special Agent Francis York Morgan?
 
I thought I knew you, Giant Bomb.

#32 Posted by Wiseblood (626 posts) -
#33 Posted by EarlessShrimp (1591 posts) -

@Wiseblood: That's just harsh, why do you have to hate on my man Guybrush like that?! How about I see your mancomb and raise you a Rincewind!

#34 Posted by RenMcKormack (1071 posts) -

@WilltheMagicAsian said:

B.J. Blazkowicz

This is correct

also acceptable - Dingo Egret or Jack Slate with a far third as Dig-Dug

#35 Posted by Scrawnto (2413 posts) -
#36 Posted by Dany (7886 posts) -

Shepard.

#37 Edited by PenguinDust (12414 posts) -

I always liked the name "Manny" Calavera from Grim Fandango.

#38 Posted by Jasta (2217 posts) -
@James_Giant_Peach said:

Dick Gumshoe

BOOM!
#39 Posted by Sammo21 (3037 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan: yeah, Garcia Fucking Hotspur is pretty dead on.

#40 Posted by Turambar (6489 posts) -

Pretty much any portmanteau name from the Ace Attorney series.  
 
Winston Payne
Larry (Harry) Butz
Wendy Oldbag
Lotta Hart
Luke Atmey (Probably my favorite) 
Sal Manella
Frank Sahwit
Shelly de Killer

#41 Posted by Rihanna (85 posts) -

Super Mario

#42 Posted by Sackmanjones (4609 posts) -

Lots of re names come to mind

Rookie cop Leon Scott Kennedy ( Leon S. Kennedy for short)

Chris Redfield
Jill Valentine
Albert Wesker

#43 Posted by Space_Sandwich (108 posts) -

Ezio Auditore da Firenze is among my favorites, probably because it's so fun to say.

#44 Posted by duggshammer (158 posts) -

Deckard Cain

#45 Posted by Animasta (14463 posts) -

Frank West or Chuck Greene

#46 Posted by stoodspoon (538 posts) -

Edge Maverick

#47 Posted by FLStyle (4398 posts) -
#48 Posted by jking47 (1191 posts) -

The Boss

#49 Posted by HeghmohQib (180 posts) -

I think *Insert all the names in a game I like* has the best name.

Not because it's clever or or funny or anything but because I'm a big fan of the game(s) and have grown overly attached to them.

Did I miss anyone?

#50 Posted by HisDudeness (250 posts) -

I can't believe no one mentioned The Nameless One. Also, The King of All Cosmos.