Who is the best video game spy of all time?

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#1 Posted by Daniel (1523 posts) -

Who is the best video game spy of all time?

#2 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6655 posts) -

The Spy from TF2. 

#3 Edited by EuanDewar (4873 posts) -

You, Daniel.

You.

#4 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8698 posts) -

I really can't think of any but the Team Fortress 2 Spy.
 
Gentlemen...

#5 Posted by RE_Player1 (7558 posts) -
Box Art
#6 Posted by CptPanda29 (189 posts) -

@RE_Player92 said:

Box Art

I love the idea that you have that ready to go at any time...

#7 Posted by beckley205 (310 posts) -

Sam Fisher and his gravely voice.

#8 Posted by jackdawkins (10 posts) -

even though he couldnt shoot straight Michael Thorton was pretty sweet.

#9 Edited by BulletproofMonk (2720 posts) -

Cate Archer, goddammit.

#10 Posted by kingzetta (4307 posts) -

Michael Thorton is the only spy.

#11 Posted by Irvandus (2875 posts) -

Naked Snake

#12 Posted by DelroyLindo (387 posts) -
@BulletproofMonk said:
Cate Archer, goddammit.
i concur. wish they'd make a 3rd.
#13 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -

Yoshimo from Baldur's Gate 2.

Poor bastard.

#14 Posted by Xpgamer7 (2379 posts) -

Agent 47 is kind of a spy.

#15 Posted by Masha2932 (1241 posts) -
@BulletproofMonk: YES!!!!! That series needs a remake/re-release stat.
#16 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -
@beckley205 said:
Sam Fisher and his gravely voice.
Fisher is a spy? c'mon 
 
 
@DelroyLindo said:
@BulletproofMonk said:
Cate Archer, goddammit.
i concur. wish they'd make a 3rd.
Sadly i've only gotten to play NOLF two months ago, so it wasn't very hard-hitting, however i can see how that game would've blown my mind hardcore 10 years ago.. And so i agree
#17 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2720 posts) -
@Ahmad_Metallic:  
 
It hasn't aged super well but I still love that game to death.
#18 Edited by Mr_Skeleton (5140 posts) -

What madness is this?!

#19 Posted by Daveyo520 (6677 posts) -

Sam Fisher. 

#20 Posted by Surkov (992 posts) -

Eva from MGS3. 

#21 Posted by SuperCycle (332 posts) -

Ocelot. After four metal gear games I still don't know who that guy was working for. Either him or EVA.

#22 Posted by Pibo47 (3166 posts) -
@beckley205 said:
Sam Fisher and his gravely voice.
This or the spy from tf2.
#23 Posted by EdTwo (472 posts) -
Gentlemen
#24 Edited by RollingZeppelin (1956 posts) -
No One Beats Cate Archer

Yes, have to go with Cate Archer, I've realised that all the PC games that I liked when I was a teenager were very unique to that period, and I miss them alot. :'(

#25 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

Irene Lew. Why? Because fuck all the other answers.

#26 Posted by Subject2Change (2966 posts) -

Black spy from Spy vs Spy.
#27 Posted by Gamer_152 (14066 posts) -

Gotta go with the Spy from TF2. He has the clever one-liner thing down, he can literally transform his appearance instantly into that of any target, he can drop fake corpses, he can turn invisible and he can destroy any piece of machinery.

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#28 Posted by isawachuck (105 posts) -

Spy from TF2..definitely!

#29 Posted by beckley205 (310 posts) -

wait change Garret from thief

#30 Posted by buzz_killington (3532 posts) -

(I don't actually think so, but just to be different and obscure) Sam from Secret Agent, which is some old shareware Apogee game.

#31 Posted by MisterMouse (3546 posts) -

definitely the spy from TF2... i mean he has spy in his name.

#32 Posted by StaticFalconar (4849 posts) -

TF2 spy

#33 Posted by Sweep (8837 posts) -

*ahem*

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#34 Posted by BoG (5187 posts) -

After borwsing the concept page, I'm going to go with B.J. Blazkowicz. I love the Wolfenstein franchise, and I know that Solid Snake should be the most popular choice (and, honestly, my choice, too) so I'll give B.J. some cred.
#35 Posted by TobbRobb (4589 posts) -

So many awesomes! Tf2 Spy, Cate, Snake, FUCKING JAMES BOND. I don't even know man. Mikey gets a mention because i'm currently playing Alpha Protocol.

#36 Posted by Seedofpower (3928 posts) -

Adult Swim.

#37 Posted by AndyPhifer (167 posts) -

Donkey Kong.

Oh, you didn't know he was a spy?

I guess he's that fucking good.

#38 Posted by honeycut1 (142 posts) -

Drunk Sam Fisher

#39 Posted by Marz (5648 posts) -

Solid Snake

#40 Edited by rosebud04 (360 posts) -
 
 
you Know its true.
#41 Posted by Kyreo (4600 posts) -

Spy from TF2.

#42 Posted by uniform (1835 posts) -

Cate Archer. My favorite video game protagonist.

#43 Posted by President_Barackbar (3448 posts) -

@RollingZeppelin: @uniform: You two are officially the smartest people in this thread. Cate Archer is the shit.

#44 Posted by Flap_jackson (91 posts) -
#45 Posted by uniform (1835 posts) -
@President_Barackbar
 
I love her. I used to have a favorite character list with her as number one, plus a decent writeup of her and comparisons to Emma Peel (Avengers).
#46 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5814 posts) -
@Marz said:
Solid Snake
This.
#47 Posted by superjop (73 posts) -

@Subject2Change said:

Black spy from Spy vs Spy.

You, sir, read my mind!

The white spy sucks ass!

#48 Posted by soteropolitan (9 posts) -

Cate Archer, from No One Lives Forever!

#49 Posted by GlenTennis (3145 posts) -

GEX obviously.

#50 Posted by Arceion (201 posts) -

TF2! KILL ME

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