Top Ten Worst Video Game Characters That Were Introduced In the '80s

Video game charcters from 8-bit era only and from games 1980-1989

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1The Dog - Duck Hunt

He's amazing! Why is he on this list? - keyson

Shut up and stop laughing before I shoot you dog - ikerevievs

Imagine if Amy Rose bashed that dog for laughing at her for losing in Dick Hunt.

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2Custer - Custer's Revenge

I'm sorry but Custer is just offensive, the acts he did does not contribute to a good character in my world.

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3Toad - Mario Bros.Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a fictional character who primarily appears in Nintendo's Mario franchise.

Although he's weak, he's awesome! He tries his best in ANY activity. TAKE HIM DOWN RIGHT NOW! - recaller

Well, he came to his most annoying in Super Mario Bros by telling Mario that Peach is in another castle. - recaller

"Thank You Mario But The Princess Is In Another Castle"

Jerkface. Always saying, Sorry Mario, but your princess is in another castle. After you comeplete this uber hard boss fight.

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4Birdo - Super Mario Bros 2

Birdo makes everything so difficult - beatles5

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5Princess Peach - Mario Bros.

She is cruel, heartless, very bossy, argumentative, with a very short fuse, fussy about her appearances, wouldn't stop appearing, forces people to have her stay in video games, should've died in Super Mario Galaxy & has the affiliation of evil (okay, maybe not evil, but aggressive & bad)! She can stop appearing in Mario Party & Daisy can appear more than Peach! She is like a Sonic X character who bullies her boyfriend big time!

Nice one. She's pretty much the #1 biggest Mary Sue in video games. - TheDannyMan

No. I love Peach! I really don't understand all of her haters. Everybody says she's heartless and bossy, but did anybody else bake a cake for Bowser? He kidnaps her all the time yet at the very end of M&L BIS she presents him with a cake. She's not a Mary Sue either, because even if she's so nice she can be weak and "useless".

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6E.T. - E.T. Atari 2600

Wait isn't this the worst video game of all time?

It's just a stick running into walls and random villains. What is that, exactly? Epic Gaming.

The game also had a playable character that was et -

7Mr. Dream - Punch-Out
8Ninten - Mother

He is the bomb

9R.O.B - Gyromite
10Mother Brain - Metroid

This was a difficult boss in metroid...z? But I have the game for game boy and it's actually a pretty fun boss fight.

The Contenders

11Lester - Lester the Unlikely

He's so bad... You can't even hit enemies. - Pony

12Boom Boom - Super Mario Bros

Oh cool, another castle, I wonder what's inside? Oh wait, probably the exact same boss as in that other castle!

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13Luigi - Super Mario Bros

What Luigi is the best character ever! Take this off the list! - Danteem

Let me guess why:

1) He's obviously unnecessary

2) He's a Mario recolor/clone/ripoff

3) He's envious of Mario and tries to steal his fame

4) His final smash in Brawl is uninspired

5) His controls in the Galaxy series are sloppy


I also want to mention that in the video parody, "Racist Mario", Mario claims he doesn't HAVE a brother! AMIRITE?!

Worst video game character ever!

14Mr.Game & Watch - Game & Watch

I think Mr. Game and watch first appeared in super smash bros melee. The Game and watch is a console that came in the 80's and is one of the reasons Nintendo is popular

15Yoshi - Super Mario Bros

Yoshi was from the 90s, idiots. - noo7na7

16Gannon - Zelda 2
17Zelda - The Legend of ZeldaPrincess Zelda is a fictional character in Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda video game series, created by Shigeru Miyamoto and introduced in its original entry in 1986.

People think Link's name is Zelda... So confusing. - noo7na7

18Princess Daisy - Super Mario LandPrincess Daisy is a fictional character in the Mario series of video games, in which she is the princess of the fictional region of Sarasaland.
19Pauline - Super Mario Bros
20Wendy O. Koopa - Super Mario BrosWendy O. Koopa is a villainess in the Super Mario Bros. franchise. She is a member of the Koopalings, and the only female member of the group. Her trademark attack is her ability to summon glowing rings that float around.
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List StatsUpdated 25 Oct 2016

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1. The Dog - Duck Hunt
2. Toad - Mario Bros.
3. Custer - Custer's Revenge
1. Custer - Custer's Revenge
2. Toad - Mario Bros.
3. The Dog - Duck Hunt



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