The Most Popular Video Game Villains in the World

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The study, conducted by the online gaming platform SolitaireBliss, says that Mewtwo is the world’s most popular video game villain. The data was gathered by analyzing Google worldwide searches

Video game villains originating from other material, such as movies or comic books, aren’t included on the list. For example, if you’re wondering whether there’s a lack of Star Wars or Marvel villains, there’s your explanation.

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Mewtwo, one of the most iconic Pokémon of all time, leads teh way with a global search volume of 438,000 searches. Debuting in Pokémon Red and Blue for the original Game Boy, Mewtwo is Pokémon #150 in the Pokédex

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Next on the list of popular video game villains is Donkey Kong, with 336,000 global searches. Originally a villain in the classic 1981 arcade game, Donkey Kong has since joined the forces of good and is the face of the Donkey Kong franchise.

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WALUIGI AND WARIO

Waluigi and Wario are next on the list, with 233,000 and 229,000 searches, respectively. Both characters are seen as Luigi and Mario’s “Bizzaro” versions. Wario has been around longer, having been introduced as a video game villain in 1992’s Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins.

The first non-Nintendo video game villain on the list is Sephiroth of Final Fantasy VII. As one of the greatest Final Fantasy villains, it’s surprising to see him only register 187,000 searches.

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NON-NINTENDO VIDEO GAME VILLAINS

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Sephiroth's renowned appearance and status helped make Final Fantasy VII a classic PlayStation 1 game. Due to his notoriety, he's appeared in Final Fantasy VII sequels and spin-offs.

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THE HUMBLE GOOMBA

Rounding out the top ten is one of the most iconic enemies from the Super Maro Bros. franchise: the humble goomba, with 140,000 global searches. While not a major villain, per se, the goomba is one of Mario’s most famous enemies in the video game series.

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