Top 10 Acts of Betrayal In Video Games

There is nothing worst than being betrayed by your ally or by others. This is a list of the biggest betrayals in video game history.

The Top Ten

1 Atlas/Frank Fontane - Bioshock

Following Andrew Ryans death he utters the words "A man chooses a slave obeys" over and over again you don't know what he means by that until Atlas reveals his true identity as Frank Fontane who reveals that Jack was merely a tool programmed to follow any direction by him with the word "Would You Kindly"to help him take over Rapture.

2 Kendra - Dead Space

There has been so many twist n turns in the game but the real twist is when Kendra reveals her true purpose for coming on this trip was to retrieve the marker for her superiors not only that but she reveals to Issac that Nicole has been dead This whole time, Whats worst she purposely hid the fact that she was dead so Issac would come along and help retrieve the Marker for her your not just angry your also heartbroken.

3 Albert Wesker - Resident Evil Albert Wesker - Resident Evil

During the game we meet up with Bravo team leader Enrico who reveals that there is a traitor among the group but before he can reveal the name he is killed its not till the near end that we learn Wesker set the the whole thing up, using his own S.T.A.R. S in order to collect combat data he is eventually killed by the Tyrant however he manages to escape thanks to the injection of the spicial T-Virus.

4 The Gods - God of War

Kratos formerly served the Gods until they tricked him into killing his own family blinded by rage Kratos vows to take revenge against the Gods by killing them one by one.

5 Tanya - Mortal Kombat 4

Even though she seems innocent she quickly shows her true colors as a traitor to Edinia in her MK 4 ending she betrays Liu Kang she also allies her self with the Deadly Alliance at one point and during her Mk Deception ending she helps Onaga but end up killing him and taking over talk about untrustworthy.

6 Pigma Dengar - Star Fox 64

Never trust a pig something Fox's father learned the hard way, a former member of the original Star Fox team along with Peppy Hare & James McCloud they were sent to investigate the planet Venom not soon do they arrive Pigma betrays the team allowing Andross to capture them luckily Peppy escapes however James wasn't so lucky.

"Your daddy screamed real good before he died! "

Yeah, Pigma was just awful. Poor James.

Thankfully it was good shooting Pigma down for good.

7 General Shepherd - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
8 Sonny Forelli - Grand Theft Auto Vice City
9 Ada Wong - Resident Evil 2 Ada Wong - Resident Evil 2 Ada Wong is a fictional character in the Resident Evil horror franchise by Capcom. She is a mysterious and ambiguous antihero figure, working for the series' villains but also helping the protagonist Leon S. Kennedy.

Leon first meets Ada in raccoon city she claims that she is looking for her boyfriend, Leon being the good guy that he is believes her, He later meets up with Annette Birken who informs him that she is a spy Leon doesn't believe her until Ada tells him her true purpose was to get a sample of the G virus however she eventually dies or so Leon thinks. - egnomac

10 Big Smoke - Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Smoke was always helping you at first but later... he was seen by CJ that he is helping CRASH and ballas gang.

The Contenders

11 Wheatley - Portal 2

Wheatley is the dumbest moron who ever lived but you know what, I like him that way. - CatsOMG

I CANNOT BELIEVE HE DID THIS
MY SON
WHY
AGH

12 Daina Le Guin - Dead Space 2

Daina is the woman that helps Isaac through the first third of the game. She tells Isaac she has a cure for his dementia and he travels to her at the top of the church. She acts mysterious but Isaac doesn't believe that he would get betrayed yet again. Well he does, Daina is a unitologist that wants to spread convergence everywhere, killing everyone, by making Isaac create more markers. There's no cure and she basically laughs at him. Luckily she is ripped apart by a gunship seconds later.

13 Ancano - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
14 Magolor - Kirby's Return to Dreamland Magolor - Kirby's Return to Dreamland Magolor is a fictional character from the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory.

My favourite Kirby character. I want this guy for smash. Epic boss fight and not a sudden betrayal like Marx.

Would have never expected this much of a plot twist from a KIRBY GAME. - CatsOMG

15 N - Pokemon Black and White
16 Pokey Minch - Earthbound/Mother 2 Pokey Minch - Earthbound/Mother 2
17 Sans - Undertale Sans - Undertale Sans or Sans the Skeleton is a character in the 2015 RPG Undertale created by Toby Fox. He is a lazy, pun-loving skeleton who is a supporting protagonist in the "pacifist" and "neutral" routes of Undertale, and a heroic antagonist/final boss of the "genocide" route. He is known for his incredibly difficult ...read more.

Sans isn't a traitor you are.

18 Jack Krauser - Resident Evil 4
19 Vergil - DMC: Devil May Cry Vergil - DMC: Devil May Cry
20 Dimentio - Super Paper Mario Dimentio - Super Paper Mario

Super paper mario is known for being one of the darkest mario games ever (which is good by the way) and what was needed to make it perfect was a plot twist that NO ONE would have expected. - CatsOMG

He Was Always Evil Though

Needs to be up higher

Dimentio was really legit, and blecks greatest sidekick, even though he failed to win, his betrayal was who you would least expect it from

21 Lance Vance - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
22 Marx - Kirby Superstar
23 Dickson - Xenoblade Chronicles
24 Airy - Bravely Default
25 Grand Theft Auto V - Franklin
26 Eric Sparrow - Tony Hawk's Underground

Eric was already a bit sketchy (especially when he "forgot" to sign you up for the Tampa AM), but you had the feeling he was a good guy deep down (or at the very least, that was the lowest he'd stoop to). Then you get to Hawaii and risk your life pulling off a McTwist over a helicopter records it, only for HIM to take the footage and pass it off as his own death-defying trick. All the fame and recognition he got for it was meant to be YOURS, and he (at least tries to) leave his only friend in the dust so he can become famous for something he didn't do.

27 Micah Bell - Red Dead Redemption 2 Micah Bell - Red Dead Redemption 2
28 Ryder - Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
29 Private Goomp, Sergeant Guy and Corporal Paraplonk - Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
30 Krystal - Star Fox: Command

NOTE-Only In One Of The False Endings

31 Mercer Frey - Elder Scrolls V Skyrim
32 Mumkhar - Xenoblade Chronicles
33 Lorithia - Xenoblade Chronicles
34 Zanza - Xenoblade Chronicles
35 Alphys - Undertale Alphys - Undertale Alphys is an adorably dorky, lab-coat-wearing, bespectacled, yellow-skinned lizard scientist who resides in her lab in Hotland in the critically acclaimed cult classic RPG known as Undertale, wherein she partakes in the daily act of watching insane amounts of anime and having a vast majority of the ...read more.
36 Lieutenant. Jason Chance - Syphon Filter 2
37 Chase Linh - Need for Speed: Undercover
38 Angel - Borderlands

You thought she was guiding you to stop Handsome Jack, but she was with Jack all along

39 Iron Bull - Dragon Age Inquisition

He will backstab you in Trespasser DLC forcing you to kill him. It's even worse if you romanced him.

40 Gary - Bully
41 Pavel - Metro Last Light
42 Salvatore Leone - Grand Theft Auto III
43 Celebrimbor - Shadow of War

I should have seen the foreshadowing, but still, Celebrimbor's betrayal was a shock. You play with him for two entire games, and then he stabs you in the back. A shocking and sad moment for all fans of the Shadow series.

44 Shay Cormac - Assassins Creed Rouge

He started a assassin but turned templar when he found that the assassins were behind the great earthquake

45 Shay Patrick Cormac - Assassins Creed Rogue

He started off a horrible Assassin but later on when the great earthquake happened he found out the assassins knew what would happened but let shay try anyway killing thousands and giving shay the highest kill count by any assassin

46 Catalina - Grand Theft Auto III
47 Cortana - Halo

After ending on such a bittersweet note in Halo 4 with her sacrificing herself for Master Chief to then see her literally turn her back on him and the rest of Blue Team in order to fufill her goal of obtaining the Mantle of Responsibility for her Created by taking over the galaxy was just terrible to see especially since she wouldn't let the Warden Eternal kill the SPARTAN-IIs.

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1. Atlas/Frank Fontane - Bioshock
2. Kendra - Dead Space
3. Albert Wesker - Resident Evil
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