10 Video Game Villains Who Were Right All Along

The Assassins killed innocent people. You know that, right?


It's not every day you come across a world-domineering, psychopathic, genocidal mega villain, so when you do - and you start shooting, swinging or punching in their direction - it's a fairly safe bet that you're the good guy and they're the bad guy, right?

Unfortunately, sometimes we judge the book by it's cover too quickly, and it's only after we've vanquished our foe that we realise that maybe they had a point.

Alas, video games are a medium more and more likely to challenge your preconceived notions, forcing you to not only view the world from multiple perspectives, but challenge your preconceptions of others as well. Whether it's an ever greater threat, sacrificing the few for the good of the many or understanding a philosophical concept we were yet to consider, it's not always as black and white as good and evil.

These 10 antagonists may have enough on their record for some time in the slammer, but here are some reasons why you might need to stop before sending them to the executioner.


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