Top 10 Video Game Characters That Should Have Had a Larger Role In Their Games


The Top Ten

1 Francis - Super Paper Mario
2 Psy-Crow - Earthworm Jim Psy-Crow - Earthworm Jim

He was downright hilarious in the cartoon series. Why couldn't the games have spdone more with him? - xandermartin98

3 Lucien - Fable 2 Lucien - Fable 2
4 Jack - Cave Story

He's one of those characters where just by looking at him you can immediately tell that you need to know more about him. - xandermartin98

5 Metal Sonic - Sonic CD Metal Sonic - Sonic CD Metal Sonic is one of Eggman’s fastest and most powerful creations. Programed to be better than Sonic in any aspect possible, he can shoot electro balls, shoot electricity downward, do a boost, and make himself invincible. He fight’s Sonic each time he gets stronger, and when he gains enough power, more.
6 Merchant - Resident Evil 4
7 Kraid - Metroid
8 Gob - Fallout 3
9 Master Hand & Crazy Hand - Super Smash Bros. 4
10 Ganon - Zelda CD-I Games

The Contenders

11 Mike Tyson - Punch-Out!
12 Princess Shokora - Wario Land 4
13 Dark Pit - Kid Icarus: Uprising Dark Pit - Kid Icarus: Uprising
14 Lamarr - Half-Life 2
15 Luigi - Super Mario 64

The poor guy isn't even in the game! - HeavyDonkeyKong

16 Fawful - Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Fawful - Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Fawful, known in Japan as Gerakobits, is a fictional character appearing in the Mario & Luigi series of role-playing video games developed by AlphaDream.

He had a big role in the game, but there isn't any such thing as too much Fawful. - Garythesnail

17 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 more.
18 Uminin - Cho Aniki

Seriously, what in the hell IS Uminin? - xandermartin98

19 Eggman - Sonic the Hedgehog 2006
20 Toad - Super Mario 64 Toad - Super Mario 64 Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a major character in the Mario Bros. Franchise. He assists Princess Peach in the Mushroom Kingdom and will do whatever it takes to help her. He first appeared in the classic game, USA exclusive Super Mario Bros. 2 for the NES. Since then he has been a reoccurring more.
21 Luigi - Super Mario Sunshine

I agree, but Luigi wasn't in this game!

22 Tiny Tina - Borderlands 2
23 Dark Bowser - Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story

Honestly, he just popped up out of nowhere at the end. Could have used more character development. - xandermartin98

24 Malo - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
25 Dark Samus - Metroid Prime 2: Echoes Dark Samus - Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
26 Rundas - Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
27 Professor Monkey-For-A-head - Earthworm Jim Professor Monkey-For-A-head - Earthworm Jim
28 Queen Slug-for-a-Butt - Earthworm Jim
29 Masked Dedede - Kirby
30 Dalton - Chrono Trigger
31 Medusa - Kid Icarus: Uprising
32 Sonic - Sonic Adventure 2 Sonic - Sonic Adventure 2 Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.
33 Slim Cognito - Ratchet & Clank
34 Phantom Ganon - Zelda: Ocarina of Time
35 Phantoon - Super Metroid Phantoon - Super Metroid
36 Ashley - Resident Evil 4
37 Eggman Nega - Sonic Series
38 Classic Tails - Sonic Generations
39 Knuckles - Sonic Generations Knuckles - Sonic Generations Knuckles the Echidna is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series. He is a red anthropomorphic echidna who is determined and serious, but sometimes gullible. He has the ability to glide and climb up walls, and is a powerful fighter due to his spiked hands.
40 Shadow - Sonic Generations
41 Silver - Sonic Generations
42 Aerith - Final Fantasy VII
43 Toroko - Cave Story
44 Sue - Cave Story
45 King - Cave Story
46 Algernon - Bully
47 Talim - Soul Calibur 2
48 Duke Onkled - Zelda: Wand of Gamelon
49 Militron - Link: The Faces of Evil
50 Iron Knuckle - The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
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Top Remixes

1. Lucien - Fable 2
2. Jack - Cave Story
3. Psy-Crow - Earthworm Jim
1. Lucien - Fable 2
2. Metal Sonic - Sonic CD
3. Francis - Super Paper Mario
1. Psy-Crow - Earthworm Jim
2. Francis - Super Paper Mario
3. Gob - Fallout 3


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