Most Controversial Video Game Characters

The Top Ten Most Controversial Video Game Characters

1 James Earl Cash - Manhunt
2 Postal Dude - Postal Series
3 Poison - Final Fight

Originally just a woman in the original Final Fight game, but was changed to a guy because American developers thought people would feel uncontrollable hitting a woman character which led to this whole controversy concerning her gender status. - egnomac

4 Vodka Drunkaninski - Super Punch Out Arcade

Before he was Soda Popinski he was Vodka Drunkaniski for Super Punch-Out for the Arcade, he was later changed to Soda Popinski to avoid controversy. - egnomac

5 Kratos - God of War Series

There's almost nothing likable about Kratos's personality he's this incredibly pissed off guy who was tricked into murdering his family and then like most guys goes on this murderous rampage slaughtering countless monsters and Gods in the most brutal fashion. - egnomac

6 Duke Nukem - Duke Nukem Series
7 General Custer - Custer's Revenge

He rapes Indian girls enough said. - egnomac

8 Conker - Conker's Bad Fur Day Conker the Squirrel is an anthropomorphic squirrel starring in various video games. The character was created by Rare.
9 Jynx - Pokemon Jynx is created game freak & Nintendo. It was first introduced in Pokemon red, green (blue outside Japan), and yellow version. It could be based on a lot of different things (not Nikki as she was not popular when Pokemon started)... for example ganguro, a trend for woman in Japan in the 1990’s (hence ...read more.
10 Ash - Streets of Rage 3 (JP)

There's a really good reason why Ash only appeared in the Japanese version of Streets of rage 3 because he was incredibly and offensively gay. - ZZDOORAL

The Newcomers

? Liu Kang - Mortal Kombat Liu Kang is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Mortal Kombat fighting game series from Midway Games, introduced as one of the original seven player characters in the 1992 first game as a Shaolin monk who enters the Mortal Kombat tournament to save Earthrealm.
? Cyber Sub Zero - Mortal Kombat

The Contenders

11 Mecha Hitler - Wolfeinstein 3D
12 Trevor Philips - Grand Theft Auto V Trevor Philips is a fictional character in Grand Theft Auto V, a video game in the Grand Theft Auto series made by Rockstar Games.
13 K'9999 - The King of Fighters

Controversial due to being similar to Tetsuo from Akira - PerfectImpulseX

14 Cyrax - Mortal Kombat Cyrax is a character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series, who made his debut in Mortal Kombat 3.
15 Rain - Mortal Kombat
16 Dark Rayman - Rayman Legends
17 Kano - Mortal Kombat Kano is a character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series. He is one of the few original characters, debuting in the first Mortal Kombat arcade game.
18 The Magician - Rayman Origins
19 Kurtis Stryker - Mortal Kombat
20 Irish - Red Dead Redemption
21 Carl Johnson - Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
22 Mileena - Mortal Kombat Mileena is a character from the Mortal Kombat franchise who debuted in the sequel Mortal Kombat II as a clone of Kitana by Shang Tsung using Tarkatan DNA resulting in her mouth having razor sharp teeth that of a Tarkatan like Baraka, she hated her sister Kitana and vowed to destroy her and take over ...read more.
23 Sub-Zero - Mortal Kombat Sub-Zero is a video game character from the Mortal Kombat series and one of the original characters in the first Mortal Kombat game in 1992. A mainstay of the series, Sub-Zero is the only character who has appeared in every main Mortal Kombat fighting game.
24 Beck - Mighty No. 9
25 Krystal - Star Fox
26 Alisha Diphda - Tales of Zestiria
27 Chai Xianghua - Soul Calibur

She is Basically a female stereotype who is worse than Peach and Zelda her armor is very skimpy compared to Peach and Zelda She has more skimpy armor than any other Soul Caliber character She is more overtly Violent than Peach And Zelda This Character is the main reason why Soul Calibur got a T rating from the ESRB

28 Aphrodite - God of War

She has such Skimpy Armor Her Armor Makes her look like a prostitute."Goddess of love" more like Goddess of lust.She is the main reason why the game got an M rating from the ESRB

She clams to be a deity of love she is more like the deity of lust.The fact that she embodies one of the Seven Deadly Sins is enough to gave the game an M rating from the ESRB

29 Raiden - Mortal Kombat Raiden is a video game character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series by Midway Games. Making his official debut as one of the original seven playable characters in 1992's Mortal Kombat, he is one of the central characters of the franchise.
30 Globox - Rayman
31 Tremor - Mortal Kombat
32 Shinnok - Mortal Kombat Shinnok is a character in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series. He made his debut in Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero as the final boss, and first became playable in Mortal Kombat 4.
33 Predator - Mortal Kombat X The Predator is a fictional extraterrestrial species featured in the Predator science-fiction franchise, characterized by its trophy hunting of other species for sport.
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