Top 10 Worst Video Game Characters Who Debuted in the 80s

egnomac
The 80's in video games brought us a lot of memorable characters and also a few not so great characters.

The Top Ten

1 E.T. - E.T. Atari 2600 E.T. - E.T. Atari 2600
2 General Custer - Custer's Revenge

This game speaks for itself as General Custer rises from the dead to have his way with Native American girls tied to cactus's while dodging arrows and random cactus people all while in the nude seriously what sicko came up with this idea for a video game. - egnomac

3 R.O.B. - Robotic Operating Buddy

Though R.O.B. never actually appeared in an actual game until Mario Kart DS and later in Super Smash Bros. Brawl he was an accessory in the 80's a very crummy accessory. - egnomac

4 Stanley - Donkey Kong 3

The star of the 3rd Donkey Kong game replacing Mario for what ever reason who carried a bug spray to keep Donkey Kong from destroying his plants not very interesting of a premise. - egnomac

5 Princess Daphne - Dragon's Lair

She is surprisingly calm for a person who was kidnapped by a dragon and held in his castle. - egnomac

6 Duck Hunt Dog - Duck Hunt

SO much for man's best friend missing any ducks during game play and the dog pops up to laugh at you. - egnomac

7 Goomba - Super Mario Bros. Goomba - Super Mario Bros. Goombas, known in Japan as Kuribo, are a species of sentient mushrooms from Nintendo's Mario franchise.

The easiest enemies in the game to defeat which begs the question why does Bowser use them and not give them helmets to keep Mario from stomping on them. - egnomac

8 Toad - Super Mario Bros. Toad - Super Mario Bros. 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 ...read more.

Toad had one job to protect Princess Peach and he couldn't even do that, at least in Super Mario Bros. 2 he was somewhat a decent character to play as but is useless most of the time. - egnomac

9 Glass Joe - Punch Out Glass Joe - Punch Out

Why did he even become a fighter in the first place he obviously got the name "Glass Joe" for a reason. - egnomac

Glass Joe is really funny and is a great first fight - kempokid

10 Birdo - Super Mario Bros 2 Birdo - Super Mario Bros 2 Birdo is a dinosaur that is well known for her (or his) confused Gender. It was originally stated that Birdo was a male who believed he was a female, but this was changed in later games. Birdo is commonly referred to as a girl, however, they are in a relationship with Yoshi. Birdo first appeared in ...read more.
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