Top Ten video game ninjas

Pirates do not exist in this dojo

Top Ten video game ninjas

#5 Sub-Zero (Mortal Kombat)

According to the convoluted Mortal Kombat mythos, Sub-Zero was trained by the Lin Kuei Chinese warrior clan, which means he isn’t ‘technically’ a ninja. However, he does look and smell like one, which is good enough for us.

Top Ten video game ninjas

Originally appearing in arcade parlors back in 1992, Sub-Zero has been a ninja mainstay in gaming ever since. His most recent appearance was in Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, where he officially proved that he was harder than Superman (i.e. – he successfully defeats him in the Story Mode).

Top Ten video game ninjas

With the possible exception of Ryu Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden, Sub-Zero is the bloodiest brawler on this list. From his icy cruel freeze attacks to his alarming Spine-Rip Fatality, this faux ninja doesn’t muck about when it comes to ultra-violence. He’s such a badass, it almost makes up for the fact he was once voiced by Luke Perry from 90210. …Almost, but not quite.

Top Ten video game ninjas

Greatest Ninja Achievement: Ripping out spinal columns without staining his PJs.

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Chris Jager

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2 Comments

Mac

1

He's not boring, it's the writers who have failed to give him or anyone in Virtua Fighter more of a storyline and don't be a hypocrite. The other Ninja's on your list are actually boring but you don't say anything about that do you...

"no wonder his opponents are always kicking it off – they’re trying to do him a favour!"

Get your facts straight, Kage-Maru is the most accomplished competitor in Virtua Fighter, having won both the 3rd and 4th tournaments and he’s beaten such characters like Akira Yuki (twice), Dural (who’s his mother, Tsukikage, and as Dural she has all the fighting skills and abilities of every fighter), Lau Chan and he was going to fight Shun Di at the end of VF5.

Tim

2

Geki should have been number 1. He is the coolest ninja.

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