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Festive Feature #2 - Top 5 Video Game Characters of 2010

Festive Feature #2 - Top 5 Video Game Characters of 2010

Written Tuesday, December 21, 2010 By Dan Webb
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In the second of our five “Festive Features,” we take the attention away from this year’s game trailers and throw all our praise at our top 5 game characters from throughout the year. That doesn’t just mean main characters either, oh no - although most of our 5 picks hogged the spotlight in their respective games - we mean anyone who particularly delighted us in 2010.

To make it into our rankings as one of our top 5 characters this year, they not only had to be endearing characters with personality, but those that had charm in abundance. You know, characters that aren’t cut from your average piece of cloth, who are not only intriguing, but also hugely likeable... whatever their moral slant might be. It’s a proper mixed – and complex – bunch, so don’t say you haven’t been warned.

 

Coming in at number 5 is Vanquish’s main character, Mr Sam Gideon. A man who has the greatest suit ever conceived –  no, he’s not Barney Stinson – and not only does he don the special ARS armour – which stands for an Augmented Reaction Suit – but the crazy mofo also helped conceive and create it. It’s like Master Chief making his own Mjolnir armour!

Sure, Sam’s suit allows him to do some crazy stuff like kick the hell out of folks, activate bullet-time and slide on his knees to his heart’s content, but the man behind the suit is every bit as likeable. Gideon is an everyday guy who’s thrust into saving the world as he knows it, throwing one liners galore along the way with a voice so gruff it makes Clint Eastwood sound like a bit of a pansy. Gideon, who is an arrogant so and so, is every bit the star in Vanquish as his suit is and with shades of Solid Snake about him – especially considering he likes a good puff on his cigarette in the thick of battle – it’s hard not to like him.

 

Number 4 in our top 5 is another character from the mind of Platinum Games, but someone from the other end of the spectrum. Yes, I’m talking about Bayonetta’s sumptuous temptress, Bayonetta, who puts the witch in... errrr... Wychbold? Witchcraft? Which Car Magazine? Errr, she’s cool, alright? Plus, she’s the only female  character to feature in this year’s top 5, which either says something about this year’s crop of female characters or says something about our pent up anger towards the female species. Clue: it’s 100% definitely the first one!

Bayonetta, the character, is nothing like we’ve seen in recent times and it’s extremely welcoming to go hands-on with a strong female lead character – hey, I was talking about in-game you dirty swine!  The curvaceous, long-legged witch has more outrageous combat moves than any other character this year and like Gideon, is full of one-liners and quick witted retorts. Plus, she can don roller skates, grow butterfly wings, turn into a bird of prey and also a panther... That’s cool enough on its own, making her one of this year’s star characters. And her figure-hugging catsuit is made out of her own hair, which is pretty awesome it must be said.

 

Stephen Fry’s Fable character, Reaver, played a rather small part in Fable II back in 2008 and when he returned to the role this year with Fable III, we hoped for a much more substantial part. In your hero’s journey to becoming ruler of Albion, although Reaver does partake in some of the best in-game  dialogue with his sidekick voiced by Jonathan Ross, it wasn’t nearly enough to whet our appetites.

To our utter delight, Reaver plays a rather hefty role in the game’s epilogue sequence instead, that sees you put your money where your mouth is and rule Albion to the best of your ability. Reaver is always on hand to offer his thoughts on the more sinister options available to you, and his dry humour and complete disregard for human life is an absolute joy to behold. It’d be wrong to heap praise on Reaver without shifting some of that onto Fry himself who really makes Reaver his own. Charming, sadistic, but always amusing, Reaver is more than worthy of his bronze medal in this year’s top 5.

 

Billed as the "most skilled assassin in the galaxy" in Mass Effect 2, Thane Krios is easily the most mysterious and thought provoking character of the bunch. Essentially a brutal killer, but behind the hard boiled exterior beats the heart of a very spiritual being, who - because of his race - has some very bizarre characteristics that Shepard must contend with.

Thane, who is part of the Drell race and has the coolest distorted voice in the history of video games, has an eidetic memory and recalling past memories can often be triggered by strong external stimuli, which adds another layer of intrigue to the already cryptic assassin. Often found meditating in the Life Support Area of the Normandy-SR2, Thane Krios’ mentality about his job is that he himself is not a killer, but merely a weapon of his employers – a view that was shared by various other BioWare characters, but none nearly as cool as Thane.

With serious unresolved family issues, his impending death to worry about and being more uber-cool than anyone else in the Mass Effect 2 cast, Thane Krios was a shoe-in for a high position in this year’s top 5 video game characters, you know, cause he’s easily the coolest fish/man/thing in the entire history of video games. Yes, even cooler than James Pond... I mean, what’s cool about a fish that wears a tuxedo jacket anyway?

 

Red Dead’s lead protagonist, John Marston is, quite simply put, one of the most complex characters in video games. In a former life, Marston was an unscrupulous outlaw who – along with his band of merry men – showed a complete disregard for human life as they stole from anyone who had anything of value.

Fast forward down the line to Redemption’s era and Marston is not only a man who’s driven by revenge on a collision course with danger, but there’s a softer side to him. A side that shows that the once feared outlaw is also compassionate, caring and amongst all other things, a man who would do anything for his family.

Our man in the West is a guy who’s really on a path of redemption for all the terrible things he once did and although he’s technically an illiterate hick, his moral compass is definitely back on track. Despite knowing Marston’s dark past, he’s a character that you become endeared to and one character that will definitely live on in our memories for quite some time. It seems that Rockstar have an uncanny ability to create shades of grey characters that even the most law abiding citizen can't help but endear to.

That about wraps up this top 5, but be sure to check back tomorrow for our look at this year’s top 5 game add-ons.





 
 

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Comment #1 by samboro1234
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 03:55:52 PM
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John Marston FTW


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Comment #2 by BlO0DJUNKi3
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 04:04:11 PM
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I agree on 1, 2, and 4. Not so sure about 3 & 5. Still cool though.


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Comment #3 by reg12365
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 04:06:14 PM
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I'm glad you didn't go with the same winner as the VGAs...


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Comment #4 by Mrfishyp
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 04:07:31 PM
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Not bad... wasnt a big fan of reaver this time around though, I'd replace him with Fang from FFXIII


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Comment #5 by evilragd0ll
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 04:10:32 PM
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John Marston is a worthy #1. He's a complete badass.


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Comment #6 by ARNy007
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 04:20:50 PM
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the helmet for the guy from vanquish is soo weird.. the visor part is on the mouth and there is nothing to see out off.. i never played the game so it might be his face not an helmet... but if its a helmet, it kinda rots my brain trying to figure out where his face features are ;)


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Comment #7 by Oultranator0731
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 04:24:31 PM
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Thane and Marston Are Awesome picks!!!!! Haven't played the other games though, but, let's face it, Stephen Fry is alwayas going to win stuff for just being an awesome person!

X360A always get stuff like this right! Just look at the Top 5 Trailers!


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Comment #8 by gamerscorhunta
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 04:40:26 PM
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Decent list, however, I fail to see how Sam Fisher did not beat Vanquish's protagonist. I wish this and the sister site would collaborate on making a list of coexisting console characters, for the most interesting character of the year in my opinion is Ethan Mars.


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Comment #9 by jtr1gg3r
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 04:49:17 PM
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Deserved winner, just getting back into RDR, John Marston is a beast lol


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Comment #10 by blackout529
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 05:17:40 PM
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I hate Reaver so much, but I can't deny the fact that he ironically helped me save the citizens of Albion, that asshole...

@#3

I don't understand how that character was even nominated...


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Comment #11 by Phenominality20
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 05:22:36 PM
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oh look who's the winner. boring mcboringtin from predictable, USA.


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Comment #12 by T0b3
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 05:39:22 PM
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I'd rather say #1 goes to Rick from Splatterhouse.
A complete nerd slaughtering monsters.
How awesome is that.


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Comment #13 by Kuroi_Shichi
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 06:03:19 PM
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@ Webb

"Clue: it’s 100% definitely the first one!"

Not bitter, right? Right? LOL


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Comment #14 by jamie1000013
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 07:46:49 PM
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Alan Wake not up there, what's wrong with you Webb. I thought you loved that game, it must have been his running speed that got him knocked down to sixth place lol.

I don't think there was enough iconic characters to get a top ten this year. Although I do love Reznov :-).


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Comment #15 by itactiiczo
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 08:36:11 PM
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Well deserved #1


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Comment #16 by Webb [STAFF]
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 09:02:30 PM
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@#14 - I loved Alan Wake the game, but the character, he was nothing inspirational in my minds. Rather run of the mill in truth.


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Comment #17 by mikachu93
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 09:31:33 PM
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Thane, for the win. Badass character all around, though I personally would have chosen The Illusive Man. He was all sorts of mysteries wrapped in a hot enigma tortilla. I loved pissing him off.


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Comment #18 by tatova2130
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 11:03:53 PM
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Pretty good picks. Marston and Thane deserve their spotlights :) I loved ME2 and RDR


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Comment #19 by OMGmyFACE
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 @ 11:59:26 PM
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This year's had a decent enough crop of female characters. If it weren't for Marston taking the #1 spot, which he deserves, Bonnie McFarlane could be named the best female character of 2010. Without a doubt.


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Comment #20 by Nozza XBA
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 03:18:40 AM
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Love the banners! ;P


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Comment #21 by newbsicle
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 04:31:15 AM
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Why are people being so pc this year about Christmas? Only way it could have been any worse is if you said "Solstice Feature #2" instead. Seriously dude, it's Christmas. Not festivus holiday from Jerry Seinfeld.


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Comment #22 by Mrfishyp
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 05:24:03 AM
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@3 I went and looked up the winner after I saw your post... seriously, wtf? how did he win? Took me a while to remember what game hhe was from, and now Im not even sure which of the many soldiers he is!


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Comment #23 by Kingbubbaho
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 10:50:48 AM
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Agent York rules supreme over all. Character of the century!!


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Comment #25 by jamie1000013
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 11:38:03 AM
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I'm also glad Bowman wasn't up there. God that mission when you had to pick up the Reaper on vet. He was like "GET THE REAPER!" on a continues loop. I was all like "I'm TRYING TOO but some silly twat left it in the middle of the war zone"

I also preferred Legion to Thane. That was the most surprising team member, and best one for me.



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Comment #26 by blackout529
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 12:39:05 PM
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You also forgot to add that John Marston is one hell of a zombie slayer.


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Comment #27 by chichan123
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 01:22:20 PM
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come man Joe Barbara is one of the coolest characters this year! He should have been in the list than that vanquish character


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Comment #28 by Webb [STAFF]
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 02:07:35 PM
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@#27 - Oh man, I hated Joe to pieces.


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Comment #29 by Hero Of Acre
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 05:00:46 PM
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I disagree with Marston being on the list; don't get me wrong he was a good and a realistic character, but the realism of his character to me just made him average to me at the same time. If I wanted a character like his I'd just watch a movie. And Thane was awesome, but personally I like Mordin better.


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Comment #30 by atomic viking54
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 @ 05:50:22 PM
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YES! totally agree with Mr. Marston


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Comment #31 by High Lord Sigma
Thursday, December 23, 2010 @ 09:50:55 AM
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@21: But Christmas doesn't give you that magic of alliteration when combined with feature.


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Comment #32 by TriRock
Thursday, December 23, 2010 @ 11:17:10 AM
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Good choice with Marston there.


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Comment #33 by Ihazcandy4you
Thursday, December 23, 2010 @ 12:43:30 PM
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How are people hating on Reaver? I thought Fable 3 was pretty good at best but his portions were far and away the most interesting dialogue..

Love Thane being there, ok with Bayonetta, not stoked about the Vanquish dude.

Horribly depressing that Reznov isnt here..or the Illusive man..

Also, Alan Wake was a terrible character. Game was ok (not my sort of thing but I can easily see why a lot of people love it) but the actual character was a annoying douche..


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Comment #34 by Dredgon
Thursday, December 23, 2010 @ 07:30:53 PM
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Love Thane, one of my favorite characters of all time, and I really hope you get to cure his sickness in Mass Effect 3!!!!


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Comment #35 by mjc0961
Thursday, December 23, 2010 @ 11:54:10 PM
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@21: Are you sure it's not Festivus? Because you seem to be partaking of the Airing of Grievances. ;)


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Comment #36 by Webb [STAFF]
Friday, December 24, 2010 @ 12:26:31 PM
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@#31 - Exactly. That's the reason, as opposed to being PC.


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Comment #37 by W1cked Seraph
Friday, December 24, 2010 @ 04:56:29 PM
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Not sure about Reaver... he seems to much of a douche to be aloud to be top 5 of anything


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Comment #38 by DragonFox27
Saturday, December 25, 2010 @ 06:01:56 AM
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I really hate Red Dead Redemption.


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Comment #39 by A User Name
Saturday, December 25, 2010 @ 03:13:21 PM
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@38, I agree.

Also, no mention of Mr. House from FNV? A character who managed to save Las Vegas from a freaking country-wide nuke, and then unite the warring tribes, and he gets no mention? Boo on that.


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Comment #40 by QKT
Saturday, December 25, 2010 @ 05:57:10 PM
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marsten coming 1st?
its only cos it would be weird to have a supporting character like thane to be 1st.

marsten's like niko - he just babbles on about revenge and being a free man

thane is the coolest.


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Comment #41 by Jamoo 1
Sunday, December 26, 2010 @ 06:31:59 AM
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Whooo! Go Bayonetta!


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Comment #42 by cfish81
Sunday, December 26, 2010 @ 11:54:40 PM
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Barry from Alan Wake? Him coming out out the store wrapped in Christmas lights was one of the funniest moments of the year in gaming.


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Comment #43 by VicRattlehead
Monday, December 27, 2010 @ 02:38:50 PM
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Bayonetta


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Comment #44 by Giptuc
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 @ 03:30:53 AM
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Reaver? Really? The half cooked chicken from the start of the game is better suited to the top 5 list then reaver

Cass from FNV, Fang / Vanille from FFXIII, Shepard, Alan Wake, Barry.

Thats just a list of people better then Reaver off the top of my head


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Comment #45 by RunDMC
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 @ 01:55:32 PM
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What about Billy Mays?


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Comment #46 by Timmsy
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 @ 05:03:40 AM
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i think bayonetta was too silly to be a good character, suit made of her own hair? come on, it was like a rip off of the much cooler devil may cry


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Comment #47 by BKV
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 @ 07:10:55 PM
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Bayonetta was coolest character of 2009 for me. That's when I played and completed the game. October/November-ish.
I still love her character-wise though.


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Comment #48 by Webb [STAFF]
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 @ 07:50:44 PM
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@#44 - Alan Wake? Really? =P


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Comment #49 by Onyx_a87
Thursday, December 30, 2010 @ 12:10:44 AM
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Agent Francis York Morgan, just call me York. Everyone calls me that. Is the greatest character of all time

And Thane? Over TIM and Mordin? Hell I would rank like 7 of the squadmates over that guy.


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Comment #50 by IceGolf
Thursday, December 30, 2010 @ 07:41:57 AM
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Where is Ezio from AC: Brotherhood?


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Comment #51 by ViNyLek
Thursday, December 30, 2010 @ 10:08:02 AM
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Most thought provoking Thane is not. I think you forgot Jack and her view of the world and everyone else for that matter.... Having said that I do agree with top 2 picks. I would Bayonetta on 3 and haven't played Vanquish, so I won't make any assumptions. Best character ever - Kratos, but that's for different list;-)


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Comment #52 by DragonFox27
Friday, December 31, 2010 @ 04:51:50 AM
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Good choice? How? He has little to no personality, we get no reason to care about him and he's a complete prick!


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Comment #53 by Epilogue of Euphoria
Friday, December 31, 2010 @ 10:54:46 AM
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Bayonetta...mighty fine.


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Comment #54 by KillerChris8814
Saturday, January 01, 2011 @ 11:33:09 PM
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I liked Nobel 6 he was in an epic game and you had to feel for him at the end when he was the last spartan on Reach.


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Comment #55 by Pinewood Groves
Sunday, January 02, 2011 @ 04:53:16 AM
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The only possible reason for exclusion of Agent Francis York Morgan is that you didn't play Deadly Premonition.

He's one of the top 5 videogame characters of the decade 2000-2010, perhaps ever, let alone last year.


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Comment #56 by Webb [STAFF]
Monday, January 03, 2011 @ 10:02:40 PM
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@#55 - There are staff members who have played it, but he was never mentioned once when the floor was open =O


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Comment #57 by Pinewood Groves
Tuesday, January 04, 2011 @ 11:19:56 AM
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@56, Yeah, I really recommend it, you should play it!

A minor blemish on what are generally great end-of-year articles though, well done!


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Comment #58 by DaChiefOfOwnage
Wednesday, January 05, 2011 @ 09:26:57 PM
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How can we be forgetting the Illusive Man?!

THE ILLUSIVE MAN!!!


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Comment #59 by tripleb2k
Saturday, January 08, 2011 @ 05:31:03 PM
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@58 AGREED! Illusive Man is far more interesting than Thane.

Sam Gideon really? REALLY? His armour and technology is pretty cool. Character itself is really dumb.


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Comment #60 by Aussie27Legend
Saturday, January 08, 2011 @ 09:55:04 PM
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Pretty much correct.


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Comment #61 by erikooO
Saturday, January 08, 2011 @ 10:43:30 PM
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The russian medic from bad company, with his sourish face and red beret:D


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Comment #62 by Cringer85
Sunday, January 09, 2011 @ 12:25:06 AM
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I had wished to see Blade Kitten in this..


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Comment #63 by BlandYoshi
Sunday, January 09, 2011 @ 12:35:37 AM
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John Marston is by for the winner here. But I think Chuck Green should be number 5 instead of Sam Gideon


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Comment #64 by PrinceOfThralls
Sunday, January 09, 2011 @ 08:54:55 AM
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I agree with post number 63. Chuck Greene should be 5.
John Marston is the hero of the year and RDR is the game of the year. I think the major part of gamers agrees with me, and also most of the magazines and rewievers


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Comment #65 by Simlaurel
Sunday, January 09, 2011 @ 01:07:43 PM
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Lame and Generic. That's how I would describe Sam Gideon. I really enjoyed Vanquish, but that game featured some of the worst writing and character development I've seen all year. Where's Artyom from Metro 2033?


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Comment #66 by Blue Thunder28
Sunday, January 09, 2011 @ 02:43:14 PM
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Definitely agree with the above comments mentioning Artyom and especially ILLUSIVE MAN


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Comment #67 by Mr Jonnysniper
Sunday, January 09, 2011 @ 09:14:54 PM
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Number 5 on the list...Honestly.......wtf.....


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Comment #68 by hydrosugar
Monday, January 10, 2011 @ 03:01:31 AM
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number 5 shouldn't be in the top 20 never mind top 5 but okay.

also bayonetta should be 1 ;)


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Comment #69 by Smithman117
Monday, January 10, 2011 @ 05:22:10 PM
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I really like Marston, does anyone else think that their's something wrong with his picture? He doesn't like the same Marston that we played with in the campaign. Still agree with 1 and 5 but i never played ME2 and i wasn't crazy about Bayonetta. I was really upset about Reaver though. i think that he was no wheres near worth a bronze in the best character of 2010.


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Comment #70 by EL Pr3sIdentae
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 @ 02:53:16 AM
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i reckon Ezio and Woods should have been in there no question


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Comment #71 by Epic5ofSpades
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 @ 08:12:32 AM
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So glad to see Reaver on the list. Absolutely hilarious dialog in Fable 3, but far too small of a role. Reaver being the devil in your head, exemplifying the bad choice you could make really brings a new level of humor to the game. Such a shame that he didn't have a larger role in the game. Other than bayonetta though, I wholly agree with the list. Thane and John where both deep and complex characters, though I didn't play their games that much.


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Comment #72 by MoldyClay87
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 @ 09:23:59 AM
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Totally surprised at no York or Chuck.


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Comment #73 by daveyuk2006
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 @ 01:53:17 PM
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John Marston rocks....totally awesome game. I do agree though that Ezio Auditore da Firenze should have been in there.


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Comment #74 by matt08buzz
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 @ 10:09:08 PM
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post 1


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Comment #75 by TakahashiDemon
Thursday, January 13, 2011 @ 05:48:57 AM
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..Bayonetta and Sam should have been no.1

Nice to see 3 of my favorite characters got in the top 5 (Bayonetta, Sam and Reaver).


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Comment #76 by L0cke89
Friday, January 14, 2011 @ 05:21:43 PM
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Hmmm, good list. Still would replace Reaver and Thane with Chuck Green and Alan Wake ;P


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Comment #77 by I Anger I
Saturday, January 15, 2011 @ 09:20:36 PM
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I do agree with the list...Sam was a little generic but i loved Vanquish


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Comment #78 by Kill3r G0ldfish
Sunday, January 16, 2011 @ 01:59:06 PM
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I would switch Reaver with Jasper. I mean who doesn't love it when Jasper warns you to be careful when climbing your mountain of gold, or when he asks you why you are wearing a blouse?!


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Comment #79 by Reddazrael
Sunday, January 16, 2011 @ 11:02:51 PM
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Bayonetta tops my list of favourite female video game characters of all time, and is definitely somewhere in my top five overall. She's sexualized without being exploited. She's powerful and confident and badass, but with a definite soft side that tentatively shows itself, then grows stronger as the story moves along. She's hilarious, cocky, and takes shit from no one.

SHE PUNCHES THE SOUL OUT OF GOD AND SENDS IT FLYING INTO THE SUN.

Awesome.


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Comment #80 by T3z
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 @ 06:56:55 AM
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I guess a lot of people are really into that anime shit..... whatever, good pick for #1.


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Comment #81 by ssj mcnabb
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 @ 10:23:01 AM
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Bayonetta wins this category in my book.

Marston is such a milquetoast snooze. I was glad when that game's story had come to an end.


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Comment #82 by kaleidoscopekid
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 @ 03:15:28 PM
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where is Ezio and Chuck?


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Comment #83 by Sinful Samhein
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 @ 06:56:48 PM
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I agree with John Marston, but Ezio should be somewhere in there.


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Comment #84 by sonicdevron
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 @ 11:48:47 PM
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A person from Vanquish alone on this list makes me want to go play through it now.


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Comment #85 by Lemonlimes249
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 @ 02:25:02 PM
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i think that Ezio should be there


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Comment #86 by Wardog401
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 @ 05:09:08 PM
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Thane rocks but i like Miranda


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Comment #87 by ZACK GSF
Thursday, January 20, 2011 @ 12:25:59 PM
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Thane is a BEAST!


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Comment #88 by gamerscorhunta
Thursday, January 20, 2011 @ 04:50:00 PM
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This is probably the first article by any X360A staff member I actually agree with. Despite (what is hopefully an accident) missing Sam Fisher, this list has pretty much all of the interesting characters that spinned in my 360 this year.

Wait, Garrus Vakarian isn't in this? Ugh.. I had my hopes up. I guess I am too unique for this world.


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Comment #89 by Ethereal235
Saturday, January 22, 2011 @ 02:32:17 AM
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If not for the circumstances surrounding John Marston, he would be a pretty boring character. That could be said about any character stripped from the setting they were put in, though. I agree with the choice for #1. Really hated Reaver, though. Should have kicked his name off and thrown in Ezio somewhere.


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Comment #90 by cowjuice7771
Sunday, January 23, 2011 @ 12:57:53 PM
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what about noble 6 he/she is pretty awmazing or george from halo reach and john marston is worthy of #1


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Comment #91 by G Machete
Monday, February 07, 2011 @ 06:27:33 PM
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Thane rocks but i like Miranda


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Comment #92 by poheroe
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 @ 02:02:06 PM
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Thane a perfeclty genius choose..clap clap.clap bravo.just bravo.


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Comment #93 by Optomistic
Saturday, August 20, 2011 @ 05:10:52 AM
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John Marston as number one is an excellent choice


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Comment #94 by Tomafork XD FTW
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 @ 01:43:26 AM
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john marston was one of the best characters i have ever met:) along with master chief & adam jensen


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