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  • Kane's tactical AI CABAL plays a pivotal role in the Command and Conquer Tiberian Sun/Firestorm storyline.

  • Darth Malak was a Dark Lord of The Sith and main antogonist of Knights of the Old Republic.

  • Darth Nihilus was a Dark Lord of the Sith who lived during the Old Republic Era. He was trained by his master Darth Traya, through which he became a member of the Sith Triumvirate known as the Lord of Hunger. Unlike most Sith he didn't care for the organization, instead craving greater power and the death of the Jedi. Nihilus had one apprentice during his lifetime, Visas Marr, who betrayed him preceding his death in 3,951 BBY over Telos IV.

  • Once known as Anakin Skywalker, Darth Vader is a Jedi-turned-Sith, and the iconic villain in the Star Wars saga. He was feared throughout the cosmos as the merciless enforcer of the totalitarian ruler of the Galaxy, Emperor Palpatine. You really don't wanna mess with him.

  • JC Denton is the nano-augmented player controlled protagonist in the critically acclaimed first-person roleplaying game Deus Ex. Initially working for the United Nations Anti Terrorist Organization (UNATCO), JC's main job is to combat and stop terrorist organizations.

  • Walton Simons carries similar augmentations to JC and Paul Denton. Early in game JC can ask why the head of FEMA would need these augmentations and Walton Simons reacts rather irritated that his job is not simply a desk job.

  • A cybernetically enhanced super agent working for UNATCO in the original Deus Ex. Gunther is a "mech", a more primitive type of agent than JC, and this causes jealousy and tension between the two.

  • Anna is heavily mechanised, like her fellow agent Gunther Hermann, and runs the stealth section of the UNACTCO training ground. Whilst she is not as eager to engage in full frontal combat, like Agent Hermann, she does appreciate the elimination of enemy combatants. If you use a non-lethal approach in the early missions, Agent Navarre will chastise you for being too lenient.

  • Kilo is unique in that he is one of the first "guinea pigs" to get outfitted with the DART-6 bio chip - a militarized version of the every day use chip that other inhabitants of the Syndicate universe use. The DART 6 gives Miles the ability to see the "dataverse" in a dart overlay mode as well as hack and interact with other chips in the world.

  • Merit is an agent of EuroCorp who acts as a partner to Miles Kilo. He is also an experienced killer who shows no hesitation.

  • The Verdugo (which is spanish for Executioner) is a sub-boss in the game, Resident Evil 4. They also serve as Ramon Salazar's body guards. He is one of the few bosses in the game that Leon doesn't have to defeat.

  • A reconnaissance Reaper serving as a vanguard, attempting to summon an entire Reaper fleet to wipe out all organic life every fifty thousand years.

  • Urdnot Wrex is one of the few remaining Krogan Battlemasters in the universe depicted in Mass Effect. Being a battlemaster, Wrex is able to utilize biotics as well as firearms in battle.

  • Saren Arterius is the main antagonist in first Mass Effect. He is also the longest serving Turian agent in the elite SPECTRES.

  • In Mass Effect 2, Harbinger is a Reaper who manipulates the Collectors against Commander Shepard.

  • The final boss of Mass Effect 2. A Reaper created by the Collectors using a substance made from thousands of human colonists' bodies after they are abducted and processed by the Collectors.

  • Legion is a Geth collective intelligence comprising of 1,183 formerly separate Geth intelligences. An Advanced module, his platform is capable of speech and is made to interact with organic beings as well as to be proficient in the use of more weapons than production model Geth.

  • Nobleman of Florence, and the main protagonist of the Assassin's Creed II trilogy. In Assassin's Creed II, Ezio is on a journey of vengeance. In Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, he unites Rome against the Templars. In Assassin's Creed: Revelations, he seeks to find out how it will all end.

  • A highly skilled assassin during the Third Crusade, Altaïr is the unruly protagonist in Assassin's Creed.

  • He is the Military Commander of the Helghast Empire. After the death of Scholar Visari, he competes with Jorhan Stahl for the leadership of Helghan.

  • Jorhan Stahl is the main antagonist of Killzone 3. He is portrayed by actor Malcolm McDowell in both his voice and motion capture. Stahl, a CEO of a helghan Arms corporation named after himself, assumes control when the death of Emperor Visari in Killzone 2 results in a power vacuum.

  • Seraph is from the Matrix universe. He is a guardian of the Oracle.

  • While The Matrix: The Path of Neo follows the story of the Matrix trilogy relatively closely, the ending battle between Smith and Neo was deemed "unworthy" to a computer game, since it would require the player to lose. So they replaced it with a battle against the MegaSmith.

  • Gray Fox, a super-soldier from the Metal Gear series, is known for his obsession with battle and for being the only one to earn the highest rank in FOXHOUND (Fox). "A cornered fox is more dangerous than a jackal!" -- Gray Fox

  • Johnny is a soldier in the Rat Patrol 01, a fictional division of the US Army CID. His most distinguishable characteristic is his unrelenting diarrhea fits during certain parts of the game.

  • Jack is a character in the popular 3D fighting game series Tekken, a combat robot programmed with martial arts instead of weaponry for some reason. The original Jack was featured in the original Tekken, and since then Prototype Jack, Jack-2, Gun Jack, Jack-4, Jack-5 and Jack-6 have been created.

  • Ogre is a character in Tekken 3 and Tekken Tag Tournament. He also appears as a boss in the Tekken 5 minigame "Devil Within"

  • Doctor Boskonovitch is a former USSR scientist involved in cloning and is the one responsible for the creation the Jack androids.

  • "Yoshimitsu" is a name used by the current leader of the Manji ninja clan, wielding a sword of the same name, head-to-toe custom armour, and a prosthetic right arm. In this way, there has always been a Yoshimitsu, from the 16th century to the present, in various Namco fighting games.

  • Colonel Radec is the merciless leader of the Helghast Defence Forces.

  • One of three antagonists in Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords. His undead body is horribly scarred, and held together only by Sion's control of the Force.

  • Machine developed en masse by the Skynet defence system to eliminate the human resistance following Judgment Day.

  • Skynet, the primary antagonist in the Terminator franchise, plays a prominent role in a number of video games. An artificial intelligence that turns on its creators, Skynet repeatedly attempts to eliminate the human resistance by targeting one of its key leaders, John Connor.

  • A shape shifting 90's pop icon that appears in a couple of terminator games.

  • A precursor to the near-perfected T-800s, the T-600 model of terminator is comparatively bigger and clumsier. To compensate for its shortcomings, Skynet equipped the T-600 with heavy weapons and often applied a rubber skin to allow it to close distances to human targets.

  • Former police officer Alex J. Murphy is brutally murdered by criminals and resurrected as a cyborg to clean up the mean streets of dystopian near-future Detroit.

  • In a future where crime has become so rampant that law enforcement is now a combination of Police officer, judge, jury, and executioner. Judge Dredd is their Chief "Judge". His catch phrase is "I am the law".

  • Young Bruce Wayne witnessed the cold-blooded murder of his parents. That night, he swore to combat the evil that took their lives. Using his family's fortune, he traveled the world, training to physical and mental perfection. When he was ready, he returned to Gotham City as the hero, Batman.

  • Clayface is a villain in the Batman universe. He's made entirely out of clay and can change his appearance at will. Throughout Batman's life a number of different people have taken on the alias of Clayface.

  • The Mad Hatter combines his obsession with the works of Lewis Carroll with an equally unhealthy fascination with headgear. Utilizing various forms of mind control, Jervis Tetch roams the streets of Gotham City committing crimes to feed his deranged ego.

  • The Man-Bat's common origin story is that he was a scientist experimenting with using bats sonar abilities to help people hear or see. When he tested the formula on himself he was transformed into a bat. In many stories he encounters Batman for one reason or another and he has to subdue him and make him go back to his normal human state.

  • One of Batman's enemies. He wears a cryogenic suit to stay alive and uses an array of cryonic weaponry to freeze his opponents solid.

  • Dr. Jonathan Crane, an antagonist in the Batman universe, uses fear to manipulate and eliminate his foes.

  • The Joker is Batman's archnemesis. First appearing in Batman #1 in 1940, he schemes against the Caped Crusader to this day.

  • The Penguin is a short deformed man who is one of Batman's greatest foes. He builds high tech umbrellas and uses them as weapons. He also seems to have an unusual obsession with birds.

  • The Riddler is a super villain in the DC universe and enemy of the Batman. He has an obsession with riddles and enjoys thwarting the police with his clues. He has appeared in several Batman games.

  • After being horribly disfigured by one of Gotham's most notorious criminals, Harvey Dent becomes the psychotic "Two-Face." Although they had mutual partnership and desire for justice, he blames Batman for not saving him in time.

  • Ishi Sato is a member of Dead Echo, a mercenary group found in Bulletstorm.

  • Wizard is a villain in the Marvel Universe who uses his intelligence to create devices that allow him to commit crimes.

  • Watery doggy Duckman foe. Don't ask if he slobbers or gets a runny nose. He has a fear of jello molds.

  • The crown clown Prince of crime in the Darkwing Duck universe. His partner, Mr. Banana Brain, is a doll. "It's Playtime!"

  • Faith Connors is the main protagonist of Mirror's Edge. She is a "runner," someone who physically delivers sensitive information for clients who want to avoid the oppressive authorities.

  • Dr. Robotnik is the antagonist in nearly every Sonic the Hedgehog game.

  • Made his first appearance in Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and is now a mainstay in the franchise. He also enjoys a friendly rivalry with Sonic.

  • Metal Sonic is a robotic Sonic created by Dr. Robotnik and has appeared in various Sonic games and spin-offs.

  • The mascot of Professor Genki's Super Ethical Reality Climax. He also appears as a random, very rare enemy NPC in Saints Row: The Third.

  • A mythological Greek God. Son of Zeus, brother of Athena, Artemis and Apollo. He is the God of War and is unmarried. In mythology he has an affair with Aphrodite. He appears in many different games, most notably the God of War series.

  • Kratos' younger brother, He was mistaken as the "marked warrior" which the oracle foretold that would be the end of Olympus. Hence was taken by Ares and locked away with Thanatos care.

  • A Greek god. Brother of Zeus and Poseidon he is the ruler of the Greek Underworld. He is commonly linked with Death and possesses a helmet called the helm of darkness which grants invisibility to the wearer.

  • Helios is the sun god and rides a chariot that brings light to the world.

  • The main protagonist of the God of War series, Kratos journeys to the ends of the earth in order to bring down the Gods on Mount Olympus.

  • The King of the Gods in Greek mythology, Zeus is the master of the sky. His brothers Poseidon and Hades rule the sea and the underworld, respectively.

  • A self-aware program designed by Kevin Flynn, Anon (short for 'anonymous') is a silent System Monitor tasked with restoring order to the Tron City computer system. He is the protagonist of Tron: Evolution, the tie-in videogame to Tron: Legacy.

  • Clu is the name of a pair of programs in the Tron universe; one was a friend of Tron in the original movie, the other, the main antagonist in Tron: Legacy. The latter also appears in the video game Tron: Evolution.

  • Magna Medivh, the last guardian of Tirisfal, is one of the central characters in the Warcraft universe.

  • Harleen Francis Quinzel is a former doctor at Arkham Asylum, and the Joker's accomplice and lover. Her personality was modelled after Arleen Sorkin, her voice actress.

  • Obsessed with plants, Poison Ivy uses them to her advantage to stop heroes like Batman. She is immune to all poisons and chemicals.

  • Yuri is a product of Stalin's mind control research and fights for the Soviet's as Alexander Romanov's second in command.

  • Russian supervillain from the Freedom Force games, that plans to cover the world in an eternal winter. For the motherland!

  • Microwave is a superhero in the Freedom Force series of games. Sporting radioactivity-based superpowers, Microwave hails from an alternate future where robots are dominant, and humans hunted.

  • A Superhero from the Freedom Force Games. Mentor can manipulate the world around him with his mind!

  • Diablos is a Guardian Force featured in Final Fantasy VIII, who wields the power of gravity magic. To obtain him you must first defeat him.

  • Edea is a main character in Final Fantasy VIII. She appears as the initial villain, before it is revealed that she is being controlled.

  • A fire-elemental summon, also known as Jinn, that appears in countless Final Fantasy games.

  • Frank Horrigan is one of the leaders of the Enclave and is the end boss of Fallout 2.

  • Maximilian is one of the three evil geniuses in the game Evil Genius.

  • Betrayer of Tyrael. The one that tells the Prime Evils about the Soulstone and the connection with the Worldstone.

  • Diablo is the Lord of Terror and the most powerful of the three Prime Evils of the Diablo Universe.

  • Mephisto is the Lord of Hatred who is described as the eldest of the three brothers.

  • An archangel of heaven from the Diablo series, Tyrael has repeatedly intervened to help humanity battle the evils of the Burning Hells. He is also known as the Angel of Justice.

  • Baal, the Lord of Destruction, is one of the Prime Evils who rules over Hell in the Diablo series. Despite being imprisoned within the body of the mage Tal Rasha, he eventually laid siege to Mount Arreat in the hope of destroying Sanctuary's most guarded secret: The Worldstone.

  • An enigmatic character of disturbing power, the G-Man represents an unknown, trans-dimensional organization, and is a major influence on the events in the Half-Life universe.

  • Adrian Shephard is the main protagonist of Half-Life: Opposing Force.

  • One of the more iconic characters in the Heroes of Might and Magic franchise, Sandro is an ex-warlock and highly skilled Necromancer who has tried on multiple occasions to take over the continent of Erathia.

  • Gandalf is a fictional wizard in Lord of The Rings. He appears in The Hobbit, and also The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He's also known as Gandalf the White. In the Lord of The Rings films Sir Ian McKellen plays the role of Gandalf.

  • He came into existence before the world was created, but was soon drawn to the power of evil. Eventually he created the One Ring, bringing problems to all of Middle-Earth.

  • Nazgûl's chief who ruled and abode primarily within the Witch-realm (Angmar) at the northern end of the Misty Mountains. He is portrayed in the films by actor Lawrence Makoare.

  • Boy from Limbo with glowing eyes. Highly allergic to bear traps, large drops, giant spiders, and water. VERY allergic to water.

  • Agent 47 is the main protagonist in the Hitman video game series and the 2007 film Hitman. His name is derived from the last two digits off the barcode tattooed on the back of his head (640509-040147) And the fact he has 47 chromosomes

  • Everyone's favorite ghost-chasing, power-pellet-eating, dot-hunting yellow pie-shaped blob.

  • The main character in the Oni video game.

  • Muro is the head of the Syndicate, the evil corporation in Bungie Studios 2001 action game, Oni.

  • The Genetic Lifeform and Disk Operating System of the Aperture Science Enrichment Center in Portal. GLaDOS is a maniacal, rogue AI known for her disdain for humans and unintentionally humorous nature.

  • Strelok is a mysterious Stalker who roams the wastelands of Chernobyl. An amnesiac known only as the Marked One is sent with orders to kill him.

  • Robot protagonist of American McGee Presents: Scrapland.

  • Rotund fire-breathing enemy from Streets of Rage.

  • Jetpack-clad boss from Streets of Rage 2. Returns infrequently as a tougher than normal enemy.

  • Robot boss from Streets of Rage 2

  • The tommy gun-wielding crime syndicate boss who serves as the major antagonist of the Streets of Rage series.

  • Streets of Rage 2's penultimate boss who returned as a boss and hidden character in the sequel. He is named after the Hindu god Shiva. He can be played as a secret character in Streets of Rage 3.