Top 10 Most Iconic Video Game Bosses


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The Top Ten

Bowser (Mario Series)
Bowser needs to be number one no other villain in gaming history has been more iconic everybody knows bowser not everybody knows @$$face jr not much people know number one and number two compared to bowser!
If you took mushroom kingdom without Bowser it just be a kingdom with a experiment gone totally wrong related to mushrooms
Bowser should be number 1. Without Bowser, Mario would just be a single 40 year old plumber.

2Pyrimaid Head (Silent Hill 2)
Known for the best soundtrack, the most shocking moment in Silent Hill, and a rather decent boss fight.
This guy can't even die... He just appears in your worst nightmares
Never heard of him

3Giygas (Earthbound)
Really epic boss fight.
Remind me of the dueeeaugh fish from SpongeBob.

4Jasper "Buttface" Jr (No More Heros 2: Desprette Struggle)
I know what you're thinking "How is this little scumbag iconic?!? " Well, read this sentance and think about it. Jasper Batt Jr. Is the perfect example of how hateful a character can go! He's lately on everyone's most hated characters list! Think about those sentances and you'll understand.


5The Great Mighty Poo (Conker's Bad Fur Day and Live and Reloaded)
Ganon should be number 1, but anyway this is the boss battle (along with the end from mgs3) that I will always remember, and if you don't know the lyrics of the song, then you have no idea what an iconic boss is

6Psycho Mantis (Metal Gear Solid 1)

7Blinky, Clyde, Inky, and Pinky: The Pac-Man Ghosts

8GlaDOS (Portal Series)

9Ganon (Zelda Series)
Ganon needs to be at least in the Top 5, along with Kefka


Ok you are killing me. I think Ganon should. Be at least in the top 3. He is in one of the most popular video games of all time.


10Nemisis (Resident Evil 3: Nemisis)

The Contenders

11Vladimir Makarov (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 & 3)
All warefare is based on deception. All it needs to change the course of history is the will of a single man. Makarov believed that and started his reign of Terror by nuking the Middle East and and massacring civilians in a busy airport.

12Cronos (God Of War)

13Dr. Andonuts (Earthbound: Radiation's Halloween Hack)

14Ballos (Cave Story)

15Mike Tyson (Punch-Out!)

16Mother Brain (Metroid Series)

17Shodan (System Shock)

18Dr Robotnick/Eggman (Sonic Series)

19Porky Minch (Earthbound Series)
Why is he here

20Dr. Wily (Megaman Series)

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