Character Wishlist: PlayStation All-Stars 2

This list was originally a wishlist for Battle Royale. I had about 30 ideas, but only four of them ended up being playable characters (Sir Daniel, Sackboy, Spike, and Nariko). I'm hoping that in a couple years we'll get a second game in the series, so this list is now a wishlist for characters that should debut in a potential second game.

To keep things from getting too crazy, I'm limiting this list to character from games that were published and/or developed by Sony. We could always make outlandish wishlists with a hundred third-party characters that would be fun to have in the game, but, while I'm sure there will be some third-party characters in the game, I'm keeping my hopes at least a little realistic here.

So, in no particular order...

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Edited by dvdhaus
Posted by Marino

@dvdhaus: I'm trying to stick to games that were published and/or developed by Sony since those wouldn't require crazy licensing deals.

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Posted by manicraider

How about Crash Bandicoot? He's no longer an exclusive but he'd make a great character for any platform brawler or whatever these types of Smash-like games are categorized as.

Posted by Marino

@manicraider: Ideally, you would want Crash and Spyro in there for historical significance as past Sony mascots, but they're not Sony characters anymore, so I didn't include them on the list.

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Posted by GS_Dan

...if Kevin Butler was in the roster.....

Posted by jackanderson

@GS_Dan: I second that emotion!

Edited by MetalGearSunny

Did they already announce Jak? If not, then that's who I'd want. Why wouldn't they put him in there?

Posted by Marino
@Metal_Gear_Sunny Not officially, but he does appear in some of the marketing images along with Cole, Drake, and Ratchet.

I was going for some of the more obscure ones.
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Posted by MetalGearSunny
@Marino: Sackboy isn't obscure!
Posted by Mento
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Posted by Marino

@Mento: You're probably right about Max. I should add him either way.

The others you named include some good options, but, again, I was primarily looking at characters in games published or developed by Sony. Just being a PlayStation exclusive game doesn't mean they wouldn't have to license that character to get them in the game.

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Posted by dvdhaus

LOL you are still going. How about more recent people like Jeff the Cameraman or Tenzin. Although they might be too main stream.

Posted by Marino

@dvdhaus: I could see them having cameos, but I don't know about playable characters. Right now I'm just adding ones I thought about but didn't have pages (Mark of Kri and Genji).

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Posted by Hailinel

I should thank you for creating the Yoshitsune page. Gave me a chance to get some good editing in today. :P

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Posted by Marino

@Hailinel: Cool. I didn't realize he was based on a real person til I tried searching for a default image, but obviously I didn't take the time to research it and fill it out.

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Posted by LordAndrew

I had to click on many of those character pages to see what games they're from, so nice work choosing obscure characters. :)

Posted by Marino

@LordAndrew: Thanks. I found/remembered another five or so today. I'm sure 90% of these won't make the cut though.

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Edited by dvdhaus

I found your host or maybe evil mastermind of the game. Buzz

Edit: just saw that he is in fact already announced in the game. oops

Posted by Marino

@dvdhaus: Yeah, he's not a playable character (yet), but he is featured in one of the stages.

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Posted by ZombiePie

How about a car from Gran Turismo? Wouldn't you want to play as a car in a fighting game?

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Posted by Marino
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Posted by D_W

So many of characters on this list made me go "YES"

Posted by Marino

@D_W: Glad I'm not the only one that remembers some of the more obscure Sony characters.

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