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By Jessica Brister On 12 May, 2016 At 10:51 PM | Categorized As Featured | With 0 Comments

No GravatarGamers tend to be a passionate group.  Sometimes, that passion may spill over into real-life, including family.  For the pregnant gamer, choosing a baby name can be difficult.  However, I have went ahead and did some leg-work.  Here are some video game-inspired baby names to help with selecting an awesome name for your little one:


*I have listed first names only in alphabetical order and the franchise the name belongs to.*

Girl Names:

Ada (Castlevania)

Angel (Borderlands)

Aria (Mass Effect)

Ashley (Mass Effect)

Athena (Borderlands)

Aya (Parasite Eve)

Ayla (Chrono Trigger)

Claire (Resident Evil)

Cortana (Halo)

Diana (Mass Effect)

Edi (Mass Effect)

Elizabeth (BioShock: Infinite)

Eve (Parasite Eve)

Faith (Mirror’s Edge)

Helena (Borderlands)

Jack (Mass Effect)

Jill (Resident Evil)

Jolene (Walking Dead)

Kairi (Kingdom Hearts)

Kazumi (Mass Effect)

Kelly (Mass Effect)

Lara (Tomb Raider)

Leliana (Dragon Age)

Liara (Mass Effect)

Lilith (Borderlands)

Lucca (Chrono Trigger)

Marle (Chrono Trigger)

Maya (Borderlands)

Miranda (Mass Effect)

Morinth (Mass Effect)

Morrigan (Dragon Age)

Moxxi (Borderlands)

Patricia (Borderlands)

Peach (Mario)

Samara (Mass Effect)

Samus (Metroid)

Schala (Chrono Trigger)

Sheeva (Mortal Kombat)

Tali (Mass Effect)

Tina (Borderlands)

Veronica (Resident Evil)

Wynne (Dragon Age)

Yukiko (Persona)

Zeal (Chrono Trigger)

Zelda (Legend of Zelda)

Boy Names:

Aiden (Watch Dogs)

Albert (Resident Evil)

Alistair (Dragon Age)

Andrew (BioShock)

Axton (Borderlands)

Booker (BioShock: Infinite)

Chris (Resident Evil)

Chun-Li (Street Fighter)

Cooper (Sly Cooper)

Crono (Chrono Trigger)

Dalton (Chrono Trigger)

Dante (Devil May Cry)

Duke (Duke Nukem)

Duncan (Dragon Age)

Ethan (Heavy Rain)

Ezio (Assassin’s Creed)

Frank (Dead Rising)

Garrus (Mass Effect)

Gurus (Chrono Trigger)

Isaac (Dead Space)

Leon (Resident Evil)

Link (Legend of Zelda)

Loghain (Dragon Age)

Jack (BioShock)

Jacob (Mass Effect)

James (Mass Effect)

Kaiden (Mass Effect)

Kanji (Persona)

Kratos (God of War)

Kyle (Half Life)

Magus (Chrono Trigger)

Mario (Mario)

Max (Max Payne)

Mordecai (Borderlands)

Mordin (Mass Effect)

Nathan (Uncharted)

Niko (GTA)

Oghren (Dragon Age)

Raiden (Mortal Kombat)

Roland (Borderlands)

Saren (Mass Effect)

Shale (Dragon Age)

Shepard (Mass Effect)

Sten (Dragon Age)

Sully (Uncharted)

Thane (Mass Effect)
Wilhelm (Borderlands)

Zaeed (Mass Effect)

Zevran (Dragon Age)

By SarahTheRebel On 1 Nov, 2012 At 10:01 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured | With 2 Comments

No GravatarGoodness knows there is no limit to creepy characters in the world of video games. The horror genre especially seems to have embraced female characters, though usually in the role of companion to the protagonist or victim of the big bad.

In some cases, however, these ladies ARE the big bad. We count down our list of the top five scariest female video game characters.

5. Shodan from the System Shock series

Walking into that room and hearing that creepy voice talking over a dead female body? Jeepers. I don’t care who you are, that’s creepy. Oh wait, here’s a video to demonstrate.

In fact, her voice is still daggone scary! I almost forgot. However, in general, she is too awesome to be high up on our list. Because gradually, that fear turned to pure admiration.

4. Eve from Parasite Eve

This is probably just the teenager in me talking, but I had trouble playing this game when I was in the house by myself. The creepy music and atmosphere combined with one of my first experiences with random enemy encounters just worked together to give me the willies. And here this woman comes, with her big evil self to scare the pants offa me…I couldn’t take it. I turned the game off after that first boss fight and went back to playing Legend of Dragoon.

3. Lisa Trevor from Resident Evil

Look at her. That is why she is number three on this list! The classic human test subject turned tortured murderer, Lisa really just wants her mommy. She also makes me want my mommy.

2. Reika Kuze from Fatal Frame

Did someone order hell on Earth? Another classic tale: woman loves man, can’t get him, is impaled, goes insane. The super-twitchy movements reminded me of The Ring, and I could barely even stand to watch this clip without looking away to break myself out of the tension.

Yeah. Not goin’ to bed anytime soon. At least, not without my camera.

1. Alma Wade from the F.E.A.R. series

Alma currently stands undisputed as the scariest female game character. Constantly appearing in the corner of the screen or quickly running past with her giggles and nonsensical whispers, she is perfectly creepy in the first game.

She then rapes a dude in the second game. RAPES HIM.

Who gives you the creeps?

Honorable mentions include the Banshees from Mass Effect 3, the little possessed girl from Dragon Age: Origins, Witch from Left 4 Dead, and the nurses from Silent Hill.

So, what do you think? Who creeped you out the most?

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