What Action Video Game Are These Characters From?

By: Heather Cahill
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About This Quiz

Everyone remembers their favorite video game or video game experience. You probably have a favorite character or part that sticks with you throughout your life. Just as in movies, the stories of games can make you think and feel a certain way. Gamers just prefer to be part of the story rather than to watch it all unfold! If you think you're the ultimate fan of some of the best action games ever made, then this is the quiz for you.

In games, you spend a lot of time with whoever the main character is. You most likely play as them and take part in their story. Through them, you meet all kinds of people, from supporting characters to villains and NPCs that don't do much other than give you a tiny bit of information. It's hard to imagine a video game world where no one existed. If you think you've played your fair share of action games, then we'll have to test your memory! The characters are just as important as the names of the games in this quiz.

Think you've got what it takes to match these iconic characters to the game they're from? If you know your main, supporting and NPC characters, then take the quiz to prove your knowledge!

Agent 47 is not someone you would want to mess with. He knows a thing or two when it comes to being a highly-skilled assassin who deals with bad guys every day. Did you know that he makes an appearance in every single "Hitman" title? You'll never miss his action!

Have you ever wondered what that mysterious "K" in King K. Rool's name stands for? It doesn't actually stand for anything! One other interesting thing about the character is that the gold parts of him are part of his armor.

In this second installment of the game, Gordon got the chance to become somewhat immortal thanks to being sealed away from the Earth. There are two episodes in this game, which have continuity throughout both.

"Okami" tells the beautiful story of Amaterasu, who courageously saved Japan. The goddess turns into a majestic wolf in this game to travel around the city and protect the land along with the help of a Celestial Brush.

Did you know that this game went by a different name in Japan? It was known as "Wander of the Colossus" there, which coincides with the name of the main character. No matter the name, the story is the most important part of the game!

While Andrew Ryan is important to the "BioShock" series, did you know that you only see him in person once? In the game, he's the man behind the city Rapture. What's unique about this is that it's entirely underwater like the city of Atlantis is said to be.

"Red Dead Redemption II" is the second installment of the series which became an instant hit upon its release. Its open world allowed the player to have freedom in the American West to live out Arthur's story the way the player wanted to.

Alexios is just one of the characters you can play as in this installment of "Assassin's Creed," with the other being his sister Kassandra. Both are descendants of a royal family and find themselves tasked with quite a big job.

While in the game, you're not usually in control of Ellie, but she is still a large part of this great story. Survival is key in this world which takes place in the United States after the apocalypse. Ellie, however, is unique in that she is immune to the deadly infection.

Luigi's mansion is pretty haunted especially with the Boolossus. It gets its name from its size, since it is much larger than the other Boos that roam around. You'll know when you've met up with Boolossus because its facial features are a little different.

Link has been on many adventures throughout the many "Legend of Zelda" games that have made him a strong hero. He is most often put up against the powerful Ganon, who is the evil villain within the series.

Anya knows her fair share about operations and battle thanks to her mother who was highly involved in it. Fearless and prepared on the frontline, she ended up marrying the main character of the game, Marcus.

Nathan Drake is the hero in the "Uncharted" franchise who goes far and wide to figure out the biggest mysteries in history. Each game brings a new mystery. For example, the first game was all about searching for El Dorado.

While Irene was a member of the Nazi Party, her daughter had much information on her mother. Out of hatred for her mother for mistreating her, she gave away her secrets. Irene eventually met her demise in the second game.

Samus is talented with her suit that allows her to do superhuman things like fire beams out of her arms. It's not easy saving the universe, but Samus' powerful suit makes it that much easier to do.

Cyrax has made an appearance in multiple versions of the famous "Mortal Kombat" series throughout the years. There's not much the Cyrax will stop at in order to win a match, so make sure to watch out for those nets!

Blade Man is overall a pretty skilled fighter, and knows how to use his swords. He is a robot rather than a living being. His role is a smaller one within the "Mega Man" series, but he is a memorable character.

Chloe was best friends with Max, who ended up having to make one of the biggest decisions of her life involving her best friend. Did you know that Chloe's license plates in the game read "TWN PKS?"

In Raccoon City, Jill Valentine and her partner dealt with some freaky paranormal activity. In fact, you can catch Jill in the "Resident Evil" movies as well. Her character has been in a few of the games, but most notably the first installment.

Marina and Pearl are the main mascots of the second installment of this lovable game. Before them, in the original game, Callie and Marie were the main mascots. You'll have to decide which iconic duo is your favorite!

Lara Croft was lucky to have her friend Jonah accompany her in this game. Jonah has a good heart and always tries to console Lara when she needs it most. It isn't easy being a talented and adventurous archaeologist.

Antonin was a clever and intelligent character within the series. He was able to create weapons fit for his team. Despite knowing a thing or two about building firearms, he doubles as a doctor.

Shovel Knight is who you play as in this game, but you'll meet many people along the way. Reize is someone you can find in many of the "Shovel Knight" games. He almost always mistakes you for a villain, however!

Madame Broode is just one of the Broodals that challenge you in "Super Mario Odyssey." Did you know that they are wedding planners in the game? Bowser needs someone to plan while he takes over the land!

Varric, like many of the other characters in this installment of the game, appeared in other versions of the game as well. It's hard to find a better friend than Varric, which is someone you can't sweep off their feet in this game.

Bayonetta is a sassy witch who knows how to get a job done. If you played the first installment of the game, then you know that Bayonetta had to spend half a century underground. Imagine the surprise her wake-up call must have been!

Detective Cole Phelps knows how to deal with criminals and other enemies. Cole knows a lot about many other subjects as well. Did you know that he is also a boxer at one time? It can explain where he got his discipline from.

King Dedede is somebody to get used to if you're ever planning to play all of the Kirby games. He makes an appearance in almost all of the games and is even a playable character in certain ones. In "Kirby's Adventure," he's someone you have to defeat.

In "Fallout 4," Nora is just one of the two characters that you can pick. The other is her husband, Nate. No matter who you choose to play as, one of the two always ends up being killed. It truly gives new meaning to the "Sole Survivor."

"Kid Icarus" is a title that has been around since the mid-1980s. It's proven its popularity as it has brought sequels and other versions of the game to newer systems. In fact, Pit can be found in games such as "Super Smash Bros." as a fighter.

Live streaming is a popular way to share and enjoy games with viewers. "Dead Cells" recognizes this and that's why the development team included a way for viewers to decide the actions of the player. It's all through the live streaming site Twitch!

"Overwatch" is a game with many heroes, with Sombra being one of them. Each has their own personality and backstory, with Sombra's being that she was an orphan who is now essentially a human computer. She loves all things technology!

The Knight has horns on its head that make it really stand out. Playing as the Knight, it's possible to unlock one of the many endings in the game. You'll have to try it to see how your actions affect the game!

Spyglass is a robot and exceptional at their job. Spyglass is a wealth of knowledge and information, helping whoever they're set to go on a mission with. In the case of "Titanfall," it was important that they helped out Marcus.

The first encounter with Eric comes in this exact game. His twin daughters unfortunately witnessed the death of their father, where he told them that he was happy that they were there to see it for themselves.

Corvo was once a respected nobleman but became shunned after an unfortunate incident. After this, he turned himself into a vigilante who knew what he had to do to get what he wanted most.

Part of a larger team, Damir is like a lifeline for his fellow teammates. Did you know that Damir was from Kazakhstan? Most of the other crew hailed from other places such as Russia. The game mostly took place in Russia, however.

Ross Fry is an interesting character who has a pretty minor role in the game overall. The reason we know that Ross' name is such is because of the words spoken by another worker. Otherwise, he would only be known as "R!"

Wraith is one cool character in Apex Legends. Using her in a team of three can give your team some awesome benefits. In a pinch? Then Wraith can create a portal for all members of the team to go through and transport themselves to a safer place.

Yuma suffered an unfortunate fate at the hands of Ajay. Yuma and Ajay had some things in common, in one case, they both lost a parent. In the case of Yuma, she unfortunately lost both of her parents.

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