Hello everyone, this is ChrisX and…
… Well. This topic can be a rather touchy topic. Hated characters in video games.
Once upon a time, this was the shit amongst the Countdown Community. Almost everyone had their own versions of ways to put on their rages on characters they do not like or just piss them off. Lately, no one seems to have made such thing and more or less they look like they’re more embarrassed than anything.
From what I saw, some included characters that were generally unpleasant and ‘were meant to be hated because they do a lot of inhuman atrocities’ as characters they hate… which is probably what the producers of the game wanted on these characters. But sometimes, a character just annoy or piss the hell out of you on a personal level for what they represent or how they were written in story. Maybe they just somehow hit you on the wrongest spots ever, or the way they were written just absolutely do not sit well with you. Are they too pointless in the story? It doesn’t matter if the character was meant to be hated or not, some characters just fricking rub you in the wrong way and you just can’t help to hate these characters.
So let me try giving a shot on this topic. And unlike many many times, let’s see if I can pull this off without flying into rage.
The usual rule apply, one character per franchise and only from games I’ve played. But before we start, please read these important points:
- This list will contain SPOILERS! So if you are currently engaging with the games listed in the tags, well you have been warned. Tread with care.
- This list is subjective and highly about my opinion. If you somehow like some of the characters listed here, don’t let it get to you. I won’t say your opinion sucks or you suck for liking these characters. This is just my opinion, not to be meant to be taken as fact.
Without further ado… I’ll try to limit my rage and let’s dig in into the video game characters I hate and want to punch in the face… I hope.
Hello everyone, it’s ChrisX again and welcome to a section I’d call Editorial. In this section… well, let’s say that I just take a look at a certain event within the gaming world, and give my comments about it. Perhaps it would involve some speculation or things like that. This is not meant to be a fact, let’s just say it’s just some of my opinions, thought this one probably might not be too unpopular. Unlike my other kind of post…
So let’s start this section with…
Wow, that was a bleak title for one of my favorite franchises.
But it couldn’t be denied. As we entered the last stages of Playstation 3, the super fun, adrenaline-rushing Sengoku stylish action game Sengoku Basara series… is facing the dangers of getting killed.
Hello everybody and welcome back to another Sengoku Compare post… Hey, I never said this series is dead, okay?
So where did we leave off last time? Hm… Oh yes, the Three Unifiers. Well, we’re just down to the final one, Tokugawa Ieyasu. The guy who won in the end for being patient and waiting for the right time. One is the traditional old guy, the other one is the younger version. So, which one is the better Ieyasu?
Let’s find out.
Hello everybody and welcome back to ChrisX’s… Top 20 Video Game Ice Masters. Well I don’t think I have much other to say than what I said for early parts in the beginning, so let’s jump right into the cream of the crop when it comes to cryokinesis in video games.
Hello everybody and welcome back to yet another and probably final Weapons on a Stick session. So when you take a hammer and tried to make a version that replaces the blunt weight side with a thinner, bladed steel… well you get the axe. Well the more ‘proper’ version of this would be ‘Poleaxes’ but… I’m not sure if I can find a lot of specific poleaxe experts, there’s only a few. So… I think we’ll stick with Axes. It’s still on a stick after all, only the blade at the end of the stick is made of steel.
When it comes to axes, perhaps one thing it symbolizes the most is strength. Brute strength, in fact. I think you guys can forget about graces when dealing with axes, because it’s pure on concentrated power. Of course, it was created at first to chop woods or trees and to make use of it, great strength is needed, not some stylistic precision (though it does help!) As such, when it comes to video games and battles, a brutish character might come along with axe as further displays of their strength. I understand there are other cases that axe users didn’t look as brutish as most, but still, that’s the most common interpretation of those with axes. Or maybe they’re not brutes… they’re just crazy. But either way, it shows that those who wield the axe usually gives the vibes of menace or an overbearing aura.
With a lot of its brute connotations, a lot of times an axe appears in video games, specifically RPG’s… they’d belong to either brutish monsters or bandits. But there’s a lot more renowned axe experts that stands above these kind of people in their ways to use the axes. And therefore, let’s count down the Top 10 Video Game Axe Experts. As usual, the same rule apply, only from games I have played and only on per franchise.
All right then, it’s time to get into the chopping block. The countdown begins!
Hello everybody and welcome back to another section of Sengoku Compare. Since we’re going through the Three Unifiers, we’ll now take a look at the second one, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The very crafty monkey who succeeded Nobunaga and completed his conquest to unify Japan, and probably his most resourceful subordinate. One is a flawed, but well-meaning guy, the other one is a tyrant that somehow treats his subordinates with respect.
Which version is ultimately the better one? Let’s try to find out.
Hello everybody and welcome to yet another session of Sengoku Compare. Of course, when you speak of the Sengoku Period, you just can’t leave out the three major unifiers, Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu. And for that, our focus today would be the first one, Oda Nobunaga. Boy, do I have a lot to say about this man. For many, in addition of a ruthlessly successful warlord, Nobunaga is a popular figure… to get demonized into some sort of devil figure. What used to be his joke of comparing himself with the Devil King of the Sixth Heaven (大六天魔王, Dairokuten Maou) tends to get used literally so they get this ‘devil villain’. Because war is so ugly and devilish and if he’s good at it and kind of revel in it with his long track of success… well you get the idea.
But I digress. Let’s just dig right into the so-called Devil King himself as how Koei and Capcom portray him and compare how it goes with him.
Hello everybody and welcome to another session of the Sengoku Compare. And today, we are going to make a comparison of one of the biggest badasses amongst the Sengoku Period itself, the general known as Honda Tadakatsu. The guy who has entered around 50 battles and never getting hurt while staying active on the frontlines. As such, he’s always portrayed as a premiere badass, and both Koei and Capcom had their ways on it. But… how do they compare? Let’s find out.
Hello everybody and welcome back to another session of the Sengoku Compare. As opposed to Samurai Warriors who only had Sanada Yukimura as the constant mascot or main character, Sengoku Basara actually has ONE more poster boy and mascot character, this being the Warlord of Oshu, the One-Eyed Dragon Date Masamune. Therefore, let’s dig in to how the two compares.
Hello and welcome to the first installment of the Sengoku Compare section. For now let’s just take Japan’s favorite figure… yeah, seriously, EVERYONE is competing to make dramaticized stories about this guy. This is Sanada Yukimura.