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  • soren7550 - April 1, 2014 8:40 p.m.

    Dmitri from the Treyarch Call of Duty games. In World at War, he's the player character for the good bits of the game, and does all the really cool & interesting stuff. Come Black Ops, he shows up in a flashback within a flashback within a flashback, and is gassed to death along with a bunch of people that you don't know or care about five minutes later. You know, so that you have a reason to hate the bad guy(s).
  • Lycanthrokeith - March 23, 2014 10:16 p.m.

    Just curious: What's the game referenced in the last panel (the one with the question mark)? I'd say Guts Man from Mega Man 1 into Mega Man 2. From durable, heavy-hitting Robot Master to a gigantic tank...that can get wiped out by a fast spray of boomerangs.
  • raidramon0 - January 30, 2014 8:33 a.m.

    They should've included Solid Snake from Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. We got to play as him in all his 128-bit glory for a couple of hours and then character control switched to whiny pretty boy Raiden. After a few events unfold, it becomes obvious that we'd be controlling Raiden for the rest of the game while Snake took a back seat as a supporting character. Not to mention he and his girlfriend Rose constantly got into lover's quarrels over the CODEC. I couldn't save the game without being in the middle of their relationship issues.
  • bigwill1221 - February 1, 2014 12:12 p.m.

    But then we would have never gotten the Senator!
  • darkvare - January 30, 2014 7:27 a.m.

    jhonny cages death had something to do with the terrible bonestorm game and the actor endorsing it right?
  • ocelot11snake - January 29, 2014 5:22 p.m.

    Always hated Johnny Cage
  • Eyebrows - January 29, 2014 12:38 p.m.

    General Carius from Bloodmoon gets killed after Red Mountain erupts, then 200 years later gets his corpse reanimated by a necromancer, retains his free-will initially, then is placed into servitude as an undead. Then gets killed again.
  • injustice45 - January 29, 2014 9:14 a.m.

    Sub-Zero (Kuai Liang) gets turned into a cyborg in Mortal Kombat 9. Not only that, but he also gets jobbed to Sindel rather easily, too.
  • TheGreyWizard - January 29, 2014 9:57 a.m.

    That is actually what kept me from getting MK9. I take stuff like that way too seriously. Also Harry's death ruined SH3 for me (along with its god-awful story).
  • wadesmit - January 29, 2014 12:45 a.m.

    Thanks for the interesting read. Also, very well-written. The tone comes across as knowledgeable and affable. Good job on that.
  • g1rldraco7 - January 28, 2014 10:14 p.m.

    This article is not working for me like the others. What do i do?
  • Cyberninja - January 28, 2014 8:28 p.m.

    Am I the only one this article isn't working for?
  • Sinosaur - January 28, 2014 7:34 p.m.

    I genuinely like Roman more than Johnny. Lost and the Damned never really got its hooks into me, but in GTA4, Roman was with me from the beginning to the end. Sure the calls from friends got a little annoying, but during the story Roman was always there to help Niko. That doesn't really make the scene with <Spoilers> Trevor killing Johnny any less terrible to me. It didn't make Trevor seem like more of a badass, it just made it feel like Rockstar was trying to turn Johnny into a Jobber to set up the next big thing.
  • GoldenEagle1476 - January 28, 2014 6:34 p.m.

    Trevor's killing of Johnny upset me even more than the torture sequence.
  • garnsr - January 28, 2014 7:22 p.m.

    I wasn't even sure the Johnny in GTA V was supposd to be Johnny Klebitz at first, his character was very reasonable and not very gang-like in Lost and Damned, and he just seemed like a regular thug in GTA V.
  • pl4y4h - January 28, 2014 6:12 p.m.

    joder that racoon looool Never heard of her in my life good god
  • Vonter - January 28, 2014 6:09 p.m.

    Cinder from the original Killer Instinct was the best character, although Glacius has a cooler design he had very hot moves. The merchant from RE4 should have returned. The Kremlings in the new Donkey Kong games are sorely missed. Will Simon return in Castlevania:LoS2, being he is still human I think not. Also Princess Daisy really got the shaft from any Mario adventures, is not like with Waluigi at least she had an appearance in one game and even Pauline has been more a damsel in distress than her.
  • shawksta - January 28, 2014 6:14 p.m.

    The thing is, Retro wanted started fresh when they were given DK. The Tiki's were hit and miss but the Vikings in Tropical Freeze are really having a similar vibe the kremlings did.
  • Vonter - January 28, 2014 6:40 p.m.

    Yeah I've heard the rumors of honoring Rare's OC but I miss K. Rool even if it's slim I hope he is a secret boss or something. Anyway the least they could do is not bring a Master Hand wannabe as a final boss, that was a weak way to end it. Hopefully the Lost World was the true final stage.
  • shawksta - January 28, 2014 9:45 p.m.

    Yeah Tiki Tong was a stupid final boss and it seems they learned from that. I miss K. Rool as well, heck we was one of my favorite Dream Characters to have in Smash Bros. As of now the last time he appeared was as a Playable character in Mario Super Sluggers.

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