Best Video Game Villains Ever

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The most memorable villains in video game history are often those that we've never seen before. They're usually the ones that stand out because of their unique personalities, abilities, or appearance.

The Joker from Batman


The Joker from Batman

In 1989's "Batman," the Joker was one of the first video game villains to become an iconic character. He was also one of the first villains to use fear as his weapon. His ability to manipulate people with his words and actions made him a perfect fit for the role of the Joker.

Dr. Eggman from Sonic the Hedgehog


Dr. Eggman from Sonic the Hedgehog

The villainous doctor has been featured in every installment of the popular series since its inception in 1991. He's often seen as the main antagonist of the games, but he's actually just a pawn in the hands of the Chaos Emeralds, who are trying to take control of the world.

King Koopa from Super Mario Bros.


King Koopa from Super Mario Bros.

In the original Super Mario Bros., Bowser was the main antagonist. However, when Nintendo released Super Mario Bros. 2, they decided to make him a secondary character. Instead, they made his son, King Koopa, the main villain.

Skeletor from He-Man


Skeletor from He-Man

The Evil Warriors were one of the first enemies introduced in the 1980s animated series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. They were led by Skeletor, who was voiced by Frank Welker.

Darth Vader from Star Wars


Darth Vader from Star Wars

Darth Vader is an iconic villain from the Star Wars franchise. His character has been portrayed by several actors throughout the years, with James Earl Jones being the original voice actor. In the new trilogy, he is played by David Prowse.